Author Revealed

About Joshua David Bellin

Q. Previous occupations

A. I've been a teacher and writer for years. I was also a camp counselor once, which is where I met my wife.

Q. Favorite job

A. What I'm doing right now.

Q. High school and/or college

A. I went to Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh and Wesleyan University in Connecticut

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. The Police

Q. Favorite movie

A. King Kong

Q. Favorite television show

A. Either Seinfeld or Northern Exposure

On Books and Writing

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. I re-read THE LORD OF THE RINGS every couple years.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Get outside yourself; don't write only what you know, but what you want to know.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Readers tell me my plots are ingenious and unpredictable, which might be a result of my not outlining before I write!