Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Author Interview: Steve Rappaport: Beneath The Surface, It’s A Meditation On Family

Your real name and pen name? Steve Rappaport
Please share one of your best childhood memories.
Growing out of it
What career did you plan during your education days? Historian
What is your biggest source of inspiration in life?
What hurts you most in this world? Being ignored
If you had to live a day of your life as one of the living or dead personality, who would it be and why?  Steve McQueen, nobody has ever been cooler, and he was married to Ali Mcgraw
What is your favorite genre and why?  Spy thrillers because when well done, they are the perfect combination of art and entertainment. As in John le Carre
When did you start writing? What is the purpose of your writing? Forever. I want to be heard, but I don’t want anyone to know who I am. Ergo bullshitting.  There is talking and there is writing.

What is generally your preference in reading – a paper book or ebook? And why? Ebook.  Poor eyesight

How much of your real life goes into writing fiction? Write what you know.
State your signature line/ tagline/ best quote- Nobody loves you like your mother and she might be jiving too.
The last line of your autobiography would be…Really, it’s all true. Trust me
The title of your autobiography would be… The Three Faces of Steve
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