Name Charles Wiltshire
Where are you from Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
I studied English at Oxford and I have worked as a teacher, project manager and cinema manager
Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
My first novel, Buckland Gap has just been released
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
I began writing my first novel 4 years ago
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
About 4 years ago
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
Life around Portsmouth
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?
I start with a idea and I just set sail
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
It was a comment I overheard
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
Those who are evil will get their just reward in the end
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic and are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
100% based on friends, family and people I heard about
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most? a mentor?
No one really
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest and who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
No one really comes to mind
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
No one, just family
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
I hope so
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Reading books at a early ago
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
No, if the story is engrossing it just flows
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
Yes, some people are very nasty
Fiona: If any of your books was made into a film who would you like to play the lead
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?
Never give up
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
Enjoy the book, the follow up is nearly complete
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
I am proof reading my next book
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
Fiona: Is there one person pass or present you would meet and why?
Horatio Nelson, he was a great man
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why?
Charles Wiltshire, world famous best selling author, husband and father.
Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies?
Keeping fit, fishing, movies
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
I hardly watch TV and modern films do not appeal to me. Classic SF films are the best.
Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music
Food – Most things with spice
Color – All of them
Music – Heavy (Deep purple, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith etc)
Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?
I would still be a project manager
Fiona: Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it?
No blog but website is www.bucklandgap.com