ZACHRY WHEELER

Science Fiction Novelist

Zeedub Selfies is an ongoing series where I talk to myself like a reclusive weirdo. Which, in truth, I am. I developed a simple tool for authors to hone their interview skills with random questions, which ended up being way more fun than intended. Thus, I thought it would be amusing to record my own answers from time to time.

Zeedub Selfies: Balance, Boons, and Bonkersville

Zeedub Selfies: Balance, Boons, and Bonkersville

What has your experience been like as an indie author? It's been a roller coaster, that's for sure. The first year after publishing my debut novel was total insanity. I had no idea what I was doing and relied heavily on the experiences of other...

Zeedub Selfies: Sparks, Parks, and Chasing Dragons

Zeedub Selfies: Sparks, Parks, and Chasing Dragons

Do you pen down revelations and ideas as you get them, right then and there? Sometimes. I have a running list of notes and ideas that I keep on my phone. But on the other hand, I also think that if an idea is worth remembering, then you will. If I...

Zeedub Selfies: Tips, Tortillas, and Tom Morello

Zeedub Selfies: Tips, Tortillas, and Tom Morello

How many books have you written? Which is your favorite? I am about to publish my sixth novel (The Mortal Vestige, Book Three of the Immortal Wake), which completes my second trilogy. I have also published three Max and the Multiverse shorts, which...

Zeedub Selfies: Plotting, Pantsing, and Puppeteering

Zeedub Selfies: Plotting, Pantsing, and Puppeteering

Do you work with an outline, or just write? Ah, the plotter vs. pantser distinction. I employ a little bit of both, depending on the material. For the Immortal Wake series, I need glossaries and outlines just to keep the details straight. A great...

Zeedub Selfies: Alaska, Death, and Snarky Cats

Zeedub Selfies: Alaska, Death, and Snarky Cats

Where was a place you've visited on vacation that you'd go back to tomorrow? Sitka, Alaska. My wife and I lived in Seattle for several years and Alaska was a common vacation spot due to its proximity. We visited several towns, but Sitka remains our...

Zeedub Selfies: Coffee, Nerds, and Fan-Fiction

Zeedub Selfies: Coffee, Nerds, and Fan-Fiction

How often do you go on book tours? I have never done an official book tour, but I remain active on the convention circuit. You can find me at comic cons and literary events around the US and Canada. As of this posting, I am also scheduled to give a...

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