Watch Video Pitch for Jack Spade: Dream Detective, by Carl A. Chase:
Matthew Toffolo interviews writer Carl A. Chase:
What is your story about?
Carl: The story is really two. The 1st story is about a private Investigator in the nineteen eighties names James Harper. But when ever he falls asleep he dreams that it in 1946. And he is a private eye named Jack Spade working in San Francisco. Spade is working on a missing person case. A young Socialite has turned up missing reported by her husband. A wealthy businessman named Tom Jefferson.
Why do people need to read/watch this story?
Carl: Because it is Original, exciting, fast pace. With some fun and plenty of Mystery.
How long have you been writing stories?
Carl: Well it first started in my teens, and early twenties, when I first got out of the army I wrote a short story called Davy Jones:Heavyweight Champion of the World. But I never finished it. once I retired from the Government I decided to finish the book.
What movie have you seen the most in your life?
Carl: That’s a hard one, I’m some what of a movie buff, So I have seen a lot. Especially the old B/W ones. The Hustler: with Paul Newman
What artists would you love to work with?
Carl: Work with? You mean like acting? I’m not an Actor! but if I were I guess Halle Berry!
How many stories have you written?
Ideally, where would you like to be in 5 years?
Carl: A successful Author.
Describe your process; do you have a set routine, method for writing?
Carl: No I wouldn’t say a had a set routine: I just think about what I want to write about and do it. It all depends on what genre I want to be known for. And right now I have not made up my mind about that. My first story was Drama and Adventure, this one was mystery and crime, my current one is Mystery and crime with a little Horror.
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Carl: Family, sports and making love(smile)
What influenced you to enter the WILDsound Festival?
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
Carl: Advice or tips: All I can say is never stop believing in yourself, No matter what some credit might say, if its truly in your blood to tell a story don’t stop.
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