Interview with Alan Hostetter, February 2015 Novel Festival Winner (HELLCAT)

HELLCAT is a detective story about a blackmail plot gone wrong, where many elements of the investigation lead back to a mysterious woman with a notorious past. (As a teenager, she partially castrated her rapist.) The book explores the cultural effect of her vengeance as well as the effect it had on her life.

    WATCH the Novel Reading performed by actress Frances Townend

Matthew Toffolo interviews Alan Hostetter:

Matthew: What is your experience in the world of writing?

Alan: I’ve been writing plays, screenplays and novels for over thirty years.

Matthew: How many stories/novels have you written?

Alan: I’ve written several screenplays, a musical and three novels.

Matthew: What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Alan: The movies I’ve watched most often are “Star Wars” and “Dr. Zhivago.”

Matthew: What artist would you love to work with?

Alan: I’d love to work with Charlize Theron some day.

Matthew: Do you have a routine, structure in place to write?

Alan: I have no set process for writing. I just follow my instincts, which I advise others to do.

Matthew: Besides writing, what else are you passionate about?

Alan: I’m a film and movie guy, a gaffer and cameraman by trade, and love my work.

Matthew: What influenced your to submit to WILDsound?

Alan: After working in a vacuum as a writer for many years, I’m interested in sharing my writing work now more than ever.

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