Writer Wednesday – Bobby Nash

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1. Who are you?
I’m Bobby Nash. I write stuff.

2. What type of stuff do you write?
I am an author of novels, short stories, comic books, graphic novels, novellas, screenplays, and whatever else I can try my hand at writing. I also dabble in podcasting and acting, but writing is a big part of my life. You can check out my published work, and even a few freebies to sample, at http://www.bobbynash.com

3. What do you want to pimp right now?
There are a couple of recent releases that I’d like to draw attention to today.

SNOW FALLS is an ebook novella published by Stark Raving Press.

About Snow Falls:
Half an inch is all that stands between life and death.

Abraham Snow’s career ended with a bullet. Left for dead, the undercover operative barely survived an assassin’s bullet. After a long and painful recovery, Snow retires and returns home to Atlanta, Georgia to reconnect with his former life and the people he has not seen in over a decade.

After thwarting an assassination attempt on a diplomat that endangers his sister, Snow leaps into action to keep his family out of a killer’s crosshairs. Teamed with his grandfather, himself a former government operative, and a couple of old friends, a FBI Agent, and a former car thief, Snow is determined to stop the assassin before he or she can take another shot at the target.

Snow Falls is an adrenaline-filled adventure thriller from award-winning author Bobby Nash.

Snow Storm is coming.

The other one:

ALEXANDRA HOLZER’S GHOST GAL: THE WILD HUNT is a novel published by Raven’s Head Press.

About Alexandra Holzer’s Ghost Gal: The Wild Hunt:
Alexandra Holzer is just your average young paranormal investigator out to show an early 1960s New York City she knows a thing or two about ghosts. Join Alex’s alter ego, GHOST GAL, and her fiancé, Joshua Demerest as they do battle with a very ancient ghost and his pals who have a score to settle with her famed father, ghost hunter, Hans Holzer.

Alexandra Holzer’s Ghost Gal: The Wild Hunt is an pulpy horror thriller from award-winning author Bobby Nash.

Up next is Alexandra Holzer’s Ghost Gal: A Haunting We Will Go…

4. What is your favorite book?
Now this is a tough question because the answer is likely to change on a day by day basis. In fact, I changed my answer so many times I think I’ll just stick with a non-committal answer. How’s that for dodging? HA! HA!

5. What other hats do you wear besides the writer hat?
On occasion I dive into over roles. I am a co-host of the Earth Station One podcast [www.esopodcast.com]. I am an occasional extra in TV and movies, and even more rare, I actually do some acting. On the writing side of things, there are a number of writing-related roles that I fill. I handle marketing, promotion, and basically running the business side of my writing career. Maybe one day I’ll be able to afford someone to help out with that.

6. What link can we find you at?
You can always find me at http://www.bobbynash.com and I am on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. You can find all those links on my website. Please stop by and say hi.

 

 

 

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My Most Common Mistake as a Writer

In addition to typos… damn those typos… I think the most common mistake I make as a writer is falling into patterns. While there is something to be said for having a signature shot or a definitive writing style, I strive to be careful not to repeat the same actions again and again. Here’s one I find myself writing often:
They hit the ground hard in a tangle of arms and legs.
This is part of a fight scene as two characters wrestle to the ground, kicking and gouging, as the old song says. Sometimes I change it, other times I leave it. It all depends on if it works in context or not.
There’s nothing actually wrong with this type description, at least in terms of the story. Where the author, in this case me, has to be careful is that this phrase isn’t used in every single fight scene I write.
Being aware of your go to phrases is an important aspect to writing. The common mistake is not to notice or catch it.

 

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