“I write on what I have most experienced. I value my crediblity.”
A member of the Writers’ League of Texas for three years, John Payne lives in San Antonio.
John Payne: General fiction, as well as sci-fi and fantasy.
Scribe: What author would you most like to have a drink with, and what’s the first question you would ask them?
JP: Lee Child – When is Jack Reacher going to suffer a serious, incapacitating injury?
Scribe: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what book would you wnat to have with you to keep you sane?
JP: Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s Killing Jesus: A History.
Scribe: What have you learned from your association with the Writers’ League?
JP: Tips on how to develop characters.
Scribe: Where do you see your writing taking you (or you taking it) in the future?
JP: Moving solely into fantasy or historical romance.
Scribe: Here at the Writers’ League, we love sharing book recommendations. What’s one book that has come out within the past year that you couldn’t put down?
JP: I recommend Vince Flynn’s Order to Kill (co-authored by Kyle Mills).
Scribe: Is there anything else about you that you would like to share with the world? An opportunity for blatant self-promotion!
JP: I write on what I have most experienced – even in the fiction and fantasy works. I value my credibility.
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