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Emma Audsley:

Ray Garton interview!

Originally posted on JJFoster:

This is my interview with Ray Garton. Some great stuff here, enjoy. Thank you so much Ray for sharing your insights.

What got you interested in writing? 

I honestly don’t remember, because there’s never been a time when writing wasn’t something I did every day.  I drew stories before I could write them.  I’ve always done it.  A little later, by about the age of eight, I realized there were people who did that professionally.  That’s when I began to think I could be a writer someday.

I read you said you don’t go to school to be a writer you drop out of school to be a writer. What advice do you have for new writers?

Oh, boy.  That quote has haunted me for over 20 years.  The exact quote is, “Writing is not something you go to school to learn, it’s something you drop out of school to…

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