I’d like to thank Howard for taking the time to answer some questions. My review of The Chloe Files #1 will be out in a day or two. In the meantime, get to know this guy by reading the interview and then checking out the Howard Hopkins Website and Howard’s Blog.
Do you write full time or part time, and how do you manage it?
I’m a full time writer, as well as an editor for Moonstone Books and Comics. It’s tough keeping focus sometimes with all the distractions that go along with working out of the home, but I tend to be driven and better off when I work by myself.
Tell us about your latest book.
I have a number of latest books (one a very special project I am unable to announce, but let’s just give a hint and say—Hi Yo, Silver!) but The Chloe Files #1: Ashes to Ashes is a series I think is a lot of fun and a great escape. It’s about an exotic dancer who chases down supernatural threats, such as ghosts, demons, zombies, vampire. Like “Ghost Whisperer on steroids,” as one reviewer called it. Chloe Everson is an dancer in the burlesque vein whose entire life has been plagued by loss and hardship and just when things seem to be going great—her fiancé vanishes and a demon with a mad-on starts giving her a hassle. There’s also a 600-year-old dead monkey named Bob who helps her out…