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Ask Ed questions about his books or about the craft of writing.
|Question from February 26, 2013|
From Tim, Reading, PA
EJ: It took me from January 31st (theÂ start of writing the first draft)Â until July 17th to complete and editÂ 4 drafts, edit one galley andÂ haveÂ Spoon GirlÂ published.Â SoÂ about seven months.
Questions from April 1, 2014
From Jane W., Goldville, NV,
Do you make a lot of money from writing?
From Levi R., Pyhram, NC,
Do most of your writing on your computer or do you write longhand?Â If you use a computer, do you have a pet name for it?Â If you write longhand, what is your favorite writing implement?
EJ: Yes, I do most of my writing on a personal computer.Â I call it, Alice. Â My favorite writing implement is a dagger.
From Jody P., Rosemarble, VT,
How come I havenâ€™t ever heard of you?
EJ: You are writing me now.Â Obviously you now have heard of me.
From Debra R., Hedgehill, ME,
If a train leaves Chicago at 6:00 AM going 120 Miles an hour, and another train leaves New York at 7:00 AM on the way to Chicago, going at 60 miles an hour, at what time with the trains cross paths?
EJ: The answer is the train from Chicago is heading west and wonâ€™t meet up with the train from New York.
From Everett S., Morfort, NY,
Novelist?Â Does that mean you have to write?
EJ: No.Â It means Iâ€™m really good at Bar-B-Q. Â Â I am a grill MASTER!Â DUH!
From Dan M.,Â Ostham, WV,
What is your favorite book to read?
EJ: Read?Â What is that?
From Tony B., Linbeach, FL,
What is your favorite quote?
EJ: The one that starts with a â€œ.
From Jessica H., Sealand, NJ,
If you could be any famous author, who would you want to be?
EJ: Iâ€™ve heard E. J. Eisman would be fun to be.
From Rudy C., Moorcliff, SD,
If you could be serious for a moment, what would you say?
EJ: Donâ€™t forget to spade or neuter you pets.Â April Fools!