Author Revealed

About David R. George III

Q. Favorite job

A. Writing.

Q. Favorite movie

A. I vacillate between CITIZEN KANE and IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

Q. Favorite television show

A. I do have a fondness for STAR TREK in its various incarnations.

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Unaccountably, I remain free on my own recognizance.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. “Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.”

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness varies from person to person, of course, but I will say two things on this subject. First, happiness is a choice. Second, I am fortunate to have made some very good choices in my life.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Fear itself.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Captain James T. Kirk

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Randall Flagg, the Walkin Dude

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Astronaut, or starting shortstop for the New York Mets.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, integrity, and creativity.

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. In no particular order:• John Irving• Gabriel García Márquez• Tom Robbins• Khaled Hosseini• Stephen King

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. • A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving• Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel García Márquez• Jitterbug Perfume, by Tom Robbins• A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini• The Stand, by Stephen King

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Write every day, and when you're done, write some more.