Well, obviously Cameron Forrest is not my real name. It says so at the back of the novel. Or maybe it is my real name. Psyche!
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Why did I use a pen name?
I’m not ashamed of anything I wrote in Respite. In fact I am proud of the novel. So why not publish it under my own name?
Why did I write Respite?
Good question. I’m not really sure…
Although I’ve always been an avid reader, I have never had a burning ambition to be a writer. I’ve often heard or read about authors who claim they love writing. But most of the time, for me at least, writing is drudgery.
How did I write Respite?
I am gloriously high right now, reclining on a chaise-lounge in my back yard, facing the forested ridge behind. I am well shielded from the neighbours here and no one can see me unless they really make an effort. My housecoat is open, exposing my naked body to the sky. It’s fall now, crisp andContinue reading “How did I write Respite?”
Why so much sex?
There is a lot of explicit sex in Respite. Many would say that there is too much. But really, what is the “right” amount of sex for a novel like this? A lot of – maybe most – modern mainstream fiction has at least some sexual content. In most of the fiction I read, itContinue reading “Why so much sex?”