Today, I am featuring author DW Vogel, whose story “Slow Fade” is included in the anthology “A Bond of Words,” alongside my own brand-new story, “Rhythm of the Bug-ity Beat.”
*What are you working on now?
I’m really excited by my current project because it’s such a departure for me. SolarFlare Games has chosen me to write the campaign for their newest project, a card-based, story-driven hybrid RPG adventure, with no dungeon master required. It’s a dice-rolling, monster-killing, choice-making, loot-grabbing romp through a fantasy world, with a group of adventurers trying to prevent the return of the Demon Lord that nearly destroyed their world a century ago. Can’t wait to share it with gamers everywhere!
*If you could meet one author, living or dead, who would you choose?
I would love to meet Sir Terry Pratchett, just to shake his hand and thank him for the hours and hours of joy his works have given me. We will never see his equal.
*If you were on death row, what would you request for a last meal?
I’m from Cincinnati, so my last meal would be a Skyline Chili 3-way with one cheese coney, no onion, no mustard. Only in Cincinnati can you order a 3-way in a restaurant and not get slapped by the server (it’s chili, spaghetti, and cheese. You can add onions or beans for a 4-way, or both for a 5-way, but that would be a flammable last meal, depending on the timing).
*What is it that you want a reader to take away from it, be it one emotion or a thought or a memory?
I hope my story will leave readers with a sense of hope and wonder.
*Did your story play out as you planned it?
My stories always play out as planned because I’m a plotter. I know the end before I write the first word. I’ve tried it the other way and for me, it just ends up a mess. Kudos to those who can figure things out as they go along and not have a pile of spaghetti to unravel when they’re done.
*If your story were turned into a screenplay, who would you cast as the main character? Why?
My story would be a lot of misty, still images with a voice-over, and the law states that all voiceovers are performed by Morgan Freeman.
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