About Malcolm Solomon:
M. J. Solomon earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Rice University. His debut horror novel, The Suirlang Chronicles: Lee, released in 2017 and was a finalist in the Writers Network Annual Screenplay and Fiction Competition.
Solomon also is an award-winning screenwriter who has written screenplays that range in genre from comedy and romantic comedy to horror and drama. His screenplay Darnell was recently chosen as Best Feature Screenplay in the Mediterranean Film Festival—Cannes. His screenplays have also won or been a finalist in such international and national competitions as The Sundance Feature Film Program, The Jamerican International Film and Music Festival, Hollywood Black Film Festival, UMFF Urban Media Film Festival, Scriptapalooza, and Screenwriting Showcase Awards.
What inspires you to write?
I've loved writing since my youth. A stream of stories that have always popped in my head.
Tell us about your writing process.
Once I have a story idea, I take a walk to flush it out and then write it down. I don't make outlines. However, I usually know what will happen for the most part.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
I follow the characters as the story grows. I will see situations occur that I had not planned, but that was where the character took me.
What advice would you give other writers?
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I watched the market with its ups and downs.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
I think ebooks and audio books will be the future with the fast tempo of the world.
What do you use?: Professional Editor, Professional Cover Designer
What genres do you write?: Horror, Comedy, Adventure
What formats are your books in?: Both eBook and Print
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