Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Interview with Author Eugene St. Martin Jr.

Observations by EC

1. What really inspired you to write your book, to force you from taking an idea or experience and conveying it into a book? Basically as I go about my life I keep figuring out what is important to me or working to do that. I think about ways to play tennis and to learn tennis. Also, I keep working to find my song, my swing and ways to help others find their swing.

2. What is it about and whom do you believe is your targeted reader? To families and especially to young people looking to find their song, their swing in life.

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?  As I have read this book over these last times there is a little zen idea where one brings one’s mind back to the present and one lets go… an emptying…

4. What advice or words of wisdom do you have for fellow writers? To be thankful for the opportunity to write and sort out things in our life.

5. What trends in the book world do you see and where do you think the book publishing industry is heading? Looks like it is going towards a digital ebook and audiobook direction where people are reading on their devices and possibly reading less novels. For me audiobooks are fun. Still, I like a traditional book because I can put it down when I want, there are no batteries, and I can give the book to someone.

6. What great challenges did you have in writing your book? No big challenge. It is just an expression of my life.

7. If people can only buy one book this month, why should it be yours? It is just a light little book that may help one to think. The audiobook of this book is beautiful. When the book is read out loud slowly it is like a meditation.

About the Author
Eugene St. Martin Jr. has been a part of the tennis community in Baton Rouge, LA by maintaining the green clay tennis courts and instructing both children and adults of all ages and abilities. He enjoys walking, nature, and singing in his church choir. St. Martin Jr. has published several other literary works including “Christmas Stories and More by E. C.,” “A Tennis Journey by E.C.” and more. For more info, please see:


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