Interview with Author Jack Eason
Kicking off the Wednesday hump is interview #12, better known as author Jack Eason! I had the pleasure of reading his epic sci-fi novel, Onet’s Tale earlier this year. You can find the review I posted here.
Welcome back, Jack! Tell us about yourself. What do you do when you’re not cooking up epic sci-fi plots?
When did you first come up with the idea(s) for Onet’s Tale? And how long did the writing process take?
Some pretty drastic things happen in the story. Did you ever get emotional or squeamish when writing those scenes?
Are there any authors/movies/ music that inspire your writing?
Since I see you on Facebook all the time, I know you’ve completed another manuscript. Can you tell us something about it?
Giddy up for the random question of the day: If friendly aliens landed in front of you and offered you anything you desire if you came to live on their planet, would you go, and what would it take to make you go?
Finally, Jack, how about a short excerpt from one of your stories or a work in progress?
“Ithis had been waiting for nearly twenty-five thousand years for a surface-occupier to discover the key. As she watched him observing and probing the artefact, she wondered if she should reveal herself to him. If he had turned round, all she had to do was to close her large hypnotic eyes with their mood enhanced green pupils to totally disappear from view. The art of stealth and camouflage was a trait of her kind; what the better informed surface-occupiers referred to as ‘Crypto-terrestrials’, and what the uninformed referred to as ‘Greys’…”