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Today, read Jimmy Gordon’s unusual story…
1. How did you wind up a writer?
I fell into writing, literally. I was a professional firefighter paramedic at the time. I fell off of a train, unrelated to my job. I was heading out to Michigan to spend some time with my future in laws. We had a ton of snow on the ground and it was still coming down. It was Christmas so I was loaded up with stuff. I slipped and fell, broke my knee and needed surgery. I was visiting the folks at the firehouse afterwards. I was to be off for about 6 months healing. They asked me what I was going to do with my time. I had always been a big reader. I’m not sure why but “I might write a book.” Popped out. They said I couldn’t do it. At the time I wrote my reports in all capital letters and never bothered with any punctuation, a period at times. Well, here I am now. I’m currently wrapping up number 7.
2. Was the road to being a writer what you expected? Why or why not?
I never meant to be a writer so I had no idea what to expect. Once I finished the first book I type getting your first book published into the search box on the net. I hit up 1stBooks Library which is now Authorhouse. Yep, I had a lot to learn. Continue reading 5 Questions With Jimmy Gordon