Why do you like writing?
: I enjoy telling stories for fiction and doing the research for non-fiction
When did you start writing and why?
: In 1994 I wrote my first manuscript, The Morgue. It was a fictionalized account of an investigation of a medical examiner's office I did in 1993. It was a story I felt had to be told.
How long have you been writing?
What is the best book you have ever read?
: I love the entire 87th Precinct series.
Who is your favorite author?
: Ed McBain
What is the best story you have ever written?
: Policing Las Vegas - The History of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
What is some advice you would give new writers?
: Try to write something every day, even if it's only a single page or paragraph. Join one or more writers groups. Be patient and keep at it.