Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest story is Sepulcher and it is inspired by some true events but I can’t be too specific.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I like to write at night when it’s quiet and I have an ample supply of whiskey.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Wilbur Smith, Caleb Carr and Stephen King are my holy trinity of penmen.
What are you working on now?
My current short is about a group of miners in south Louisiana who are trapped in the mine.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I use Smashwords.com exclusively.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
In all honesty I am a relatively new author myself so I don’t know that I’m in a position to advise folks.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Steal! Take an idea and make it your own, make it better, make it greater.
What are you reading now?
The Haunter of the Ring by Robert Howard.
What’s next for you as a writer?
I am focusing on developing and optioning a few screenplays right now.
What is your favorite book of all time?
The Burning Shore by Wilbur Smith.
Author Websites and Profiles
Jay Harez Author Smashwords Profile