Cafe Three-Zero Take 7 Author Interview – with William Barrett

Each week we are featuring a couple of our now published authors, and inviting them to answer 7 questions about their writing and inspirations. They have all contributed to our first eBook, Tales From The Cafe: Vol 1, details of which are posted on our home page. Our latest interview features William Barrett.  You can also find out a little more about William on his author page… 

Q1  Give us some background on yourself?

Evolved from a fish.

Q2  What was the basis for your story in Tales from the Cafe, Vol 1?

A curse by an odious witch forced my hand to write the repugnant little tale in one sitting

Q3  Why did you want to become an author?

I didn’t and I don’t. I meant to sign up for a different Open University course: ‘Start Writing Leaflets for Pizza Purveyors’.

Q4  Any advice for fledgling authors?

Give up; the market’s saturated. Try estate agency instead.

Q5  What authors do you like and admire?

Franz Kafka, who ordered all his work to be destroyed on his death. That’s the spirit.

Q6  What do you do when you’re not writing fiction?

Discipline my children in a Victorian fashion.

Q7  What will you do if you become famous?

Become gay.

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