Trey Dowell

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Trey Dowell has been a finalist for the Derringer Award and the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award for his short stories. The Protectors is his first novel. Trey is a member of International Thriller Writers, and the St. Louis writers group, Writers Under the Arch.

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The Protectors

Author Revealed

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Almost every one of the books I've mentioned, I've read multiple times.

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

A. "Give me more!" A good problem to have, and a side-effect from starting with short stories.

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

A. Don't get caught up in sage advice and the rules of experts--sit in a chair, fire up the computer, and tell your story the way YOU want.

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. 1. Assistant buyer, Ladies Socks and Hosiery--Worst. Job. Ever. 2. Pizza Delivery--made more money than Assistant Buyer 3. Business Manager of a recycling company 4. Computer software/hardware sales--lucrative but stressful