Get Your Kicks on Route 66

Next stop in the A Journey of words blog tour, featuring author David Williams

Author Name: David Williams
Title of your AJOW story: Get Your Kicks on Route 66
Brief synopsis of your AJOW story: A man, recently diagnosed with lung cancer, decides to travel Route 66 as his last hurrah.
What inspired you to write this story? My dad did Route 66 a few years ago and decided to do it again this year. It was around the time he decided to go again that I had the idea for the story.
How long have you been writing? Since around 2013, had an idea while in the shower, which I am working on as my first novel.
What genre do you usually write in and why? The novel I am working on is a Crime Thriller, which I hope will be the beginning of a series.
What else are you working on writing at the moment? My novel needs some attention after a hiatus to write Get Your Kicks … and I am developing ideas for A Haunting of Words.
What advice do you have to give to new writers? Write as often as you can and never give up. Join a writing group of fellow writers to learn from such as Fiction Writing on Facebook.
How can people discover more about you and your work? Find me on facebook at David Williams – Author and my blog/website at www.davidwbooks.com

Check out all 35 A Journey of Words authors and stories at http://www.scoutmediabooksmusic.com/a-journey-of-words

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About Laurie Gardiner

Laurie has loved writing as long as she can remember. Her first published work, “'Til Death Do Us Part,” placed first in the 1997 Cambridge Writers’ Collective short story contest. Her latest works include short stories, “Retribution" and "Thief," appearing respectively in Scout Media's 2016 and 2017 anthologies, A Journey of Words and A Haunting of Words. Over the years, her poetry has also been published in various anthologies. Her debut novel, Tranquility, published in 2015, by Escargot Books and Music, was inspired by her work as a personal support worker specializing in dementia care. In 2015, she graduated with honors from Conestoga College’s Creative Writing program. She’s a Canadian, an avid reader, a yogi, and a Gemini. She grew up on a farm in remote northern Ontario, and now lives in Cambridge, Ontario with her husband and cat.
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