Today’s self-interview is with the author and sole proprietor of this blog, Jacke Wilson. Jacke’s novella The Race is available now at Amazon.com.
Q: Thank you for sitting down with me today.
A: It was no trouble at all.
Q: How long have you been writing fiction?
A: As a serious endeavor, approximately 18 years.
Q: Wow that’s a long time. How come no success?
A: Great question. I would give at least three reasons –
Q: I actually don’t think our readers will be interested in any of them.
A: Oh. Um… Do you still want me to answer?
Q: Listen, I’ll ask the questions, Jacke.
A: Right, got it.
Q: Your first book The Race was about politics in America. It uses the phrase “wayward pecker” to describe the body part of a Wisconsin governor who was caught up in a sex scandal and is now running for Congress. Did you ever think about calling the book Wayward Pecker?
Q: How about Wayward Peckerhead?
A: No, never.
Q: Governor Peckerhead!
A: Is that a question?
Q: You missed a chance with peckerhead. It could have been a tribute to the Richard Pryor routine where he –
A: I’ll check it out.
Q: How about Members of Congress? Get it? Get it?
A: You’re making me glad I stuck to my original title.
Q: Because you don’t like selling books?
A: Are we almost done?
Q: I said I’ll ask the questions!
Q: We’re done.
Q: You’re welcome.
Readers, check out Jacke’s book The Race: The Ballad of Governor Peckerhead at Amazon.com. Free samples available. Jacke also has free review copies available for distribution and is seeking beta readers for his work in progress The Promotion: Peckerhead Goes to Biglaw. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting this page.
The Race: A Novella
Available Now at Amazon.com