Today my guest is Harry Steinman, please join me in welcoming Harry to the blog, here are Harry’s answers;
Name: Harry Steinman
2) Where do you live?
3)When did you start writing?
First serious (for me) writing was age 14
4)What type of books do you like writing the most?
Don’t know yet. So far, written one book which is either sci-fi or literary fiction. Take your pick.
5)Pass on 3 tips about writing or publishing.
1. Create your marketing strategy as you are writing. Figure out who will enjoy your book. Things like blurbs and covers should fit that profile.
2. Plan ahead for publishing. There are a slew of actions, especially submitting an ARC to reviewers, that must be planned months in advance.
3. Write daily. When people ask what you do, “I’m a writer.”
6)What was the last book that you read? How would you rate it?
“Dune” by Brian Herbert, for about the 20th time. One of my two all-time fave novels.
7)Now choose just one of your books and add a link to it.
“Little Deadly Things” (Description from Goodreads)
When abusive parents raise brilliant children, you might end up with a saint, or a killer…or one of each.
Little Deadly Things is the place where science meets the psyche, where humanity’s future is in the hands of a madwoman and the family that must stop her.
The seeds of an apocalyptic race–to save mankind or to destroy it–were sown in the earliest years of two scientists. Young Eva Rozen witnessed her sister’s brutal murder, and barely escaped with her life. She found refuge in the orderly world of science. Twenty-five years later, this master of nanotechnology is the world’s richest woman…and the most dangerous.
Marta Cruz also endured a troubled childhood. Her mother’s death and her father’s incarceration left her an orphan, and a crippling disease left her in pain. Marta’s refuge? A tropical rain forest where she discovers plants with miraculous healing properties under the tutelage of her shamanistic grandmother.
The two girls meet in high school and form an uneasy friendship that lasts through college. Eva wants power, profit–and Marta’s husband. She offers to fund Marta’s public health dreams in exchange for the ailing physician’s knowledge of plant-based medicines. Together, they build the world’s largest nanotech manufacturer.
When the unstable Eva has a psychotic break, and attacks the people who rely on her for survival, only Marta can stand between Eva and the death of millions. But Marta is a healer, not a fighter, and must rely on her husband and teenaged son, a boy who faces a life-or-death challenge well beyond his years.
Here is a chilling look at a future that is already on our doorstep–and a study of the two women who will decide the fate of mankind.
Where did you find this bum? He sounds interesting:)
Harry got in touch via my guest author post, I get to meet all sorts of authors!
He has good taste in interviewers:)
Bum? That’s *Mr.* Bum, if you please…
I know! You can’t go around calling people “Bum” this is England you know!!!! Good job Ionia knows you!
How is Mr. Bum?
Looks like an interesting take on what nanotechnology may do to us (or for us).
The technology is fascinating. Tell you two secrets: much of the futuristic tech in “LIttle Deadly Things” is in use today or on the drawing boards. And yet, beta readers wondered if the technology was too futuristic for a mere 30 years in the future!
Second secret: LDT is about people, and how adults manage the residue of anger from dysfunctional childhood. If you’re looking for rocket ships and ray guns, you might be disappointed. If you like thrillers that probe the psyche of the characters, you might enjoy it.