Military Historian and Novelist Chris Evans: The Iron Elves series
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Persistence is the new black.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Ability to drive a Formula One race car.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. I really don't anymore. I've learned, slowly and painfully, that looking forward is the key.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A time-traveling adventurer.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Out running in Central Park.
November 20, 2008Most days, I sit. A lot. As an editor and a writer I sit at my desk, or I sit at the library, or I sit in the back of a cab and work. I have tried reading and jotting notes while walking, but that resulted in painful discoveries, discoveries like lampposts are stubborn s.o.b.s that absolutely refuse to get out of the way even when they’re clearly in the wrong. And so, I sit - or rather, I sat.
Having acquainted my butt cheeks with just about every flat surface in my apartment and Manhattan at large I decided that I needed an activity that at its very core involved minimal sitting. Skeet shooting, shot... see more