Monday, March 27, 2017

Interview With Author Pete Bissonette.

Breakfast Tea & Bourbon

1. What really inspired you to write your book, to force you from taking an idea or experience and conveying it into a book?
I simply wanted to shake-up my life and do something different. I began as a fun project, and soon I realized I had something that others would want to read.

2. What is it about and whom do you believe is your targeted reader?
It’s a story of friendship, adventure, finding and seeking. Readers are falling into three groups: 1) those in search of the physical treasure (clues within the book lead to an actual treasure—find it and be awarded $50,000); 2) those on a spiritual journey, a path to more satisfaction and fulfillment in life; and 3) those who want a light and lively story without murder or treachery.

3. What do you hope will be the everlasting thoughts for readers who finish your book? What should remain with them long after putting it down?
 The purpose of life is joy and happiness and there are people who live it every day.

4. What advice or words of wisdom do you have for fellow writers?
Enjoy the process, and don’t worry about what others think.

5. What trends in the book world do you see and where do you think the book publishing industry is heading?
It’s not about publishing your book. That’s the easy part. It’s about reaching and engaging readers.

6. What great challenges did you have in writing your book?
None in the writing.

7. If people can only buy one book this month, why should it be yours?
You might find the $50,000 treasure!  But, if you are into finding your inner treasures, the hope and possibilities life offers, and liking to see how others do it, then dive into it.

Pete Bissonette has been the president of Learning Strategies for over thirty years. The company develops, publishes, and supports programs to help people maximize their potential through personal learning courses and live events. For more info, please see:

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