Interview with A. Nation

Author of One, Two, A Final Adieu - Vella

I'm retired and writing as much as I can. I have 20 novels and several novellas published. My genres are science fiction, urban fantasy, and travel mysteries.
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Quick description of the book for a new reader - what should they expect?
  • A short cozy mystery
What was your inspiration for this book?
  • It just came to me one night
Which authors do you admire? How have they influenced your writing style?
  • Isaac Asimov and Tim Stout
Can you tell us a little about the locations in your book?
  • A rich home in the suburbs
What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
  • Read read read as much as you can, then take grammar courses
Could you talk a little about your writing process?
  • I have an idea in mind and sit down and write 2000 words at a sitting
Which character has had the greatest impact on readers?
  • The lawyer
If the book were to be adapted for TV or film, who would you see in the lead role? Who did you have in your mind’s eye ?
  • I don’t know
How have readers responded ?
  • They loved it. “If you like Agatha Christie’s classic approach of character development in her literary work, you’ll love ‘One, Two, a Final Adieu.’ It’s a story told from the perspective of an attorney who discovers a murder mystery that unfolds around him, beginning with his client. It’s an interesting tale I’m sure you’ll find compelling.”
Where next? What are you working on now?
  • I’ll post my next Kindle Vella called The Painting. A paranormal mystery
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This is a kindle vella story, the first three episodes are free. A lawyer enters his patron’s home only to find out the man is dead. Everyone in the house are suspects. Can you find out who did it before it’s too late?