Monday, September 12, 2016
Interview With The Former Manager of Guns 'N' Roses, Vicky Hamilton, On Her New Book
Appetite for Dysfunction
1. What inspired you to write your book? I've always wanted to write this book and took notes for it in the 80's. Good thing as I would have forgotten some of the stories. I just thought that fans of these bands would love to know what their heroes were like in the early days.
2. What is it about? This book is my autobiography and all the bands I have worked with. Motley Crue, Stryper, Poison, Guns N Roses, Faster Pussycat June Carter Cash and many others. It's also About a small town girl who moves to the big city to chase her dreams. It's a bit of a roller coaster ride.
3. What do you hope will be the everlasting thoughts for readers who finish your book? It's called Appetite For Dysfunction a Cautionary Tale. Hopefully the reader will learn from my mistakes and not have to experience them themselves.
4. What advice do you have for writers? Stay true to your vision and create the book you want to write. If you can't find a suitable publisher, self-publish.
5. Where do you think the book publishing industry is heading? Smaller publishing deals, more self-publishers, more e book readers.
6. What challenges did you have in writing your book? It's very hard to live your life over and over
again. I found it challenging to just tell the stories without holding personal judgement.
7. If people can only buy one book this month, why should it be yours? I worked very hard on this book for 7 years, it's a fun ride and gives the reader a lot of insight into the Hollywood 80's metal scene. Also I think it may be one of the first industry insider Books from a female perspective. It has a lot of fun pictures too. I hope you enjoy it.
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