Good Day Folks,
Today’s featured author is children’s author James Gordan enjoy the adventure!
A Weekend in the life of a 5th grader how fun. I had the pleasure of meeting this talented author at a children’s writers conference.
Today we meet James Gordon, a children’s author!
Enjoy our interview and getting to know James.
And then check out the buy links, and links to connect!
Hi James, thanks for joining us today! Ready for a grilling?
Here we go!
Where did you get your
inspiration for writing? Life experiences are the best subject matter.
What do you see in
your future of writing? Having Bobo be a household name as well as the author
What genres do you
hope to explore more of? Children’s Fiction and Hi My Name is Bobo is a step in
the right direction.
Are your characters based on anyone?
based on my life
How did you publish
your books? Do you recommend others do this? I went through Amazon/CreateaSpace If you do not have a traditional author behind you I do.
Tell us a little about
A) Did you always want to write? Have been writing since I was in grade school
B) Do you have a family?
Yes and a close one
(Mother Brother Daughter and
Scooter the Beagle)
C) Do you work besides being an author?
Yes I am a performer as well.
D) What kind of hobbies do you enjoy?
Video games, comic books reading cycling
E) Do you have pets?
Scooter the Beagle is my sibling.
F) What is the most embarrassing thing you have done/participated in?
was teaching, I slipped from the desk and fell.
G) What is something humbling you have done and learned from?
The roar of the
crowd from my last performance
at the Cavalcade of Authors is something I’ve
never heard before.
H) Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Being recognized as the greatest
poet of our time
1) You just won a
million dollars- what do you do first? Purchase a Porsche Pananmera
2) You won a trip
around the world, but you pick the destinations, where are you visiting and
why? London, France Dubai, Japan, and Maine.
I’ve chosen these destinations because
I have never been,
and these might be destinations to provide
facilitate my writing.
Halloween…people can find you dressed as? Batman the Dark Knight
4) Morning person or
night person? Both. Afternoons aren’t my thing.
5) Favorite cold
breakfast food? Honey Nut Cheerios
6) Authors have
multiple personalities…what are some of yours, and how do they behave?
is modest while G.P.A. is a tad arrogant.
7) Describe yourself
using these letters
8) Favorite Drink:
9) Do you like to
cook—if so what kinds of food…if not-what do you like to eat? I love to
10) What is something
unique about you? I don’t sleep much.
11) A genie granted
you 3 wishes…what are they? Good and improved health and wealth for my
entire family, right the wrongs I have done in my life, and to meet my true
12) What is your
favorite quote in life? Whether you like it, don’t like it sit down andlook at
it because it is the best thing going today. “Ric Flair”
If you could tell your
childhood self some advice for the future-what would that be
courageous. Do not run.
Strive to be the best because it’s in you.
If you had to give advice to children out there wanting to
become an author, aspiring to get their books published…
what would that
Practice. Read. Practice. Read. Travel. Read.
What is your Favorite book?
Knight Fall (The Tale of the Battle between Batman and Bane)
2) If you have to give
a recommended classics reading list to teens…what would it contain? Catcher
in the Rye , Invisible Man, Batman comics,
Cyrano De Bergerac, and anything by
3) What are your go-to children’s books to share with
families? Hi MY Name is Bobo, Judy Blume
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Hope you enjoyed getting to know Author James Gordon. Thanks for dropping in. Enjoy the adventure every day brings you, WB