Steven Ramirez is the author of the horror thriller series Tell Me When I’m Dead. He has also published a number of short stories, as well as a children’s book, and he wrote the screenplay for the horror thriller film ‘Killers.’
What inspires you to write?
The places I go and the people I meet. Movies and television. Music.
Tell us about your writing process.
I am a pantser from way back. I've tried to change but it's useless. So I tell myself outlines are for weaklings.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
I absolutely listen and talk to my characters. Often they surprise me.
Who are your favorite authors?
In no particular order, Joseph Heller, Franz Kafka, Kurt Vonnegut, William Peter Blatty and Kingsley Amis.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
Amazon KDP. It was a dream come true.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
I fear for traditional publishers. Pandora's box is open, and there's no turning back. My prediction is that, before too long, children will be publishing regularly.
What genres do you write?
Horror, Thriller, YA, Teen
What formats are your books in?
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