Thank you very much to Sid Kali, US film director, for inviting me to be interviewed for The Next Big Thing. Check out Sid’s work here at Slice of Americana Films Indie Entertainment.
I guess I better answer some questions!
What is the working title of your book?
Eating Smoke: One Man’s Descent into Drug Psychosis in Hong Kong’s Triad Heartland – a memoir
Where did the idea come from for the book?
I left the British Marines to run a successful business in Hong Kong but less than a year alter was in psychosis from crystal meth addiction and working for the 14K, a triad crime syndicate, as a nightclub doorman in the Wan Chai red-light district.
What genre does your book fall under?
Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
Every one says Tom Hardy for me – although he’d have to be a good deal younger!
What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?
Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
The Beach by Alex Garland, The Damage Done by Warren Fellows, A Million Little Pieces by James Frey, Mr Nice by Howard Marks
Who or What inspired you to write this book?
I wanted to be a writer! In addition, I felt I had a story.
What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?
Not too many Royal Marines end up in crystal meth psychosis and working for the Hong Kong triads – I think that’s enough!
On next week’s Blog Hop please check out what the following Writers have to offer:
Keith McMullen – Author of How to Please the Opposite Sex
Jane Houng – Author of Bloodswell