Todd Collins has failed in every job he’s ever undertaken, but that all changes when he backs his jalopy in a shiny, new Porsche belonging to a drug dealer. When the police stop the drug dealer for a broken taillight that Todd has caused and discover a cocaine shipment, a West Coast kingpin holds Todd responsible. On the run from organized crime, Todd discovers his true calling.
Targeted Age Group:: 35-55
How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
I tend to write about the unlucky. People who either make that one mistake or walk slap bang into an incident not of their own making which results in the adventure of a lifetime.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Write, revise, submit, repeat.
Simon Wood is a California transplant from England. He’s a former competitive racecar driver, a licensed pilot, an endurance cyclist and an occasional PI. He shares his world with his American wife, Julie. Their lives are dominated by a longhaired dachshund and four cats. He’s the Anthony Award winning author of Working Stiffs, Accidents Waiting to Happen, Paying the Piper, Terminated, Asking For Trouble, We All Fall Down and the Aidy Westlake series. His latest thriller is NO SHOW, the first in the Terry Sheffield mysteries. He also write horror under the pen name of Simon Janus. Curious people can learn more at http://www.simonwood.net.
THE FALL GUY is based on a college incident where a buddy of mine tried to avoid leaving his insurance details at the scene of a fender bender and it came back to haunt him. The full story is here: http://simonwoodwriter.blogspot.com/2011/11/book-of-month-hit-and-runners.html