If you had a catchphrase, what would it be?
“Hold on to the little moments.” It’s a clumsy mash up of Wordsworth and Counting Crows, but it reminds me what’s really important.
Either that or “ah, bugger.”
What’s your day job super power?
Being able to explain content marketing without resorting to buzzword bingo or hollow cliches.
Best advice you’ve ever received?
Work to live, don’t live to work.
Any one of my 6,000 (ish) beanies. That winter was a stone cold killer.
If there was a movie based on your life, what actor/actress would play you?
I’d like to think Stephen Fry would clear his schedule for a namesake and fellow countryman.
What would the title of the movie be?
“They’ll Commission Anything These Days”
Favorite thing about WA?
The diversity of assignments. I’ve been challenged to write in several new ways during just a few months with Writer Access.
Favorite writer, dead or alive?
I love the deadpan comedic style and storytelling of Douglas Adams. I greatly admire Frank Herbert’s ability to craft vast, complex worlds and still string a compelling story together. And for his sublime imagery, John Steinbeck is also a favorite… you’ll never pin me down to just one!
What’s your guilty pleasure?
I listened to a lot of bad nu-metal music around the turn of the century and still know the moves to Limp Bizkit’s “Rollin’.”Don’t judge me, everyone was doing it.
Favorite breakfast food?
Can’t beat a bacon sandwich and a dark roast coffee, to my mind.
Little known fact about you?
I once passed up the opportunity to sell Kurt Russell a cell phone because I was desperate for the lavatory.
What can’t you live without?
Aside from my beloved wife and tykes, of course, it would be music. There are very few life issues a good track can’t tame.
What advice would you like to leave off with for your fellow writers?
Read widely. You can always learn something new from an unfamiliar style or subject.
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