About Christopher Coates:
Christopher Coates grew up on Cape Cod Massachusetts, and moved to Michigan for college.
He currently lives in Kent City Michigan with his wife-Jerri, daughter-Nicole and son-Jared.
Christopher is a retired Firefighter/Paramedic who works full time in Information Systems for a major West Michigan company.
His goal is for the his first book, The Ark, to launch him into a successful writing career
What inspires you to write?
My father was a writer, who unsuccessfully fought to get published in the days before computers and online publishing
Tell us about your writing process.
I like to have a general idea, and wait to see what develops as I write. The final product is usually not what I expected when I started
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I wrote The Ark several years ago, and could net get traditional publishers to look at it. After several years of it sitting and going nowhere, I decided to self publish
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
I think the entire industry will be transformed by technology. Traditional publishing will continue to shrink
What genres do you write?: Military, Comet, Apocalyspe, Future, End of World, Survival, Sci-Fi
What formats are your books in?: eBook
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