Jorge E. Goyanes

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Interview By: Tamazon

Date: April 14, 2012

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Current Release: Miami Beat

Describe your current release in two sentences?

Wisecracking, Cuban-American detective based in South Florida.

Please describe your writing environment.

At home on a laptop, in the evenings and on weekends.

What are you working on?

Book two, title pending.

What do you feel blessed with?

A great imagination.

If you had to choose one person to have dinner with, who would it be? And why?

Alexander the Great. I would want to know how he motivated his followers.

What is your favorite TV show?

Current -- Justified. Past -- ER. Way Past -- Hill Street Blues.

How do you mesh your personal and professional life?

I belong to a few nonprofit boards and like to mix personal with business.

What are your plans for the summer? Any books you are looking forward to?

Vacation at my timeshare and Randy Wayne White's newest book.

How was your road to publication? Have you every had to deal with rejection letters?

Easy, did not get rejected. Made the deal with the first publisher I talked to.

Do you have a favorite time of the day? If so when and why

Evenings -- it's when my mind is fully awake.

What is the one thing you do not want to live without?

My sight.

What has been the best way for you to engage readers?

Facebook -- it really gives me a forum to interact with readers.

Great to be an author, did not ever evision this in my youth