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Here is my interview with Steve Vernon

True confession.

Fiona sent me the questions almost TWO FREAKING YEARS AGO.

For two freaking years she waited patiently for my reply.

Early this week she sent me a VERY polite query – “Hey Steve – are you EVER going to reply?”K

Me, I would have sworn at me a few times and maybe even e-mailed me a kick in the kiester.

I would not EVER call me an organized fellow.

Here’s the interview. Once I got reminded I got right on to the answering. Many thanks, Fiona. 🙂


Name – Steve Vernon

Age – Tiptoeing up on sixty.

Where are you from? – Originally, from a small town named Capreol, in Northern Ontario – about twenty miles north of Sudbury.

Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?

Steve: I first began writing back in public school. It started out when I got a good mark for writing a good story. Right away, I put two and two together and figured out that the easiest way for me to do well in school and to get the teacher off of my back was to continue writing good stories. I mean, just think about it. What is a history essay – if not a story? What is a book report? It’s just a story about some book. Around about eleven years old I submitted a story to Alfred Hitchock’s Mystery Magazine and received a handwritten rejection note from an…

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