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As a husband and Father, I do my best to keep up with my wife and four daughters. Each fall we pray for snow while riding horses through our nearby mountains. We ski on what comes until it melts. Then we inflate the rafts for a few float-trips, put shoes on the horses and start the cycle again. I’m lucky and grateful.ERIC BISHOP is known to his friends and family as an “author version of Clint Eastwood.” As the owner of a successful marketing firm, Bishop spends most of his time on his Utah ranch writing with the music of his adolescence bouncing off the walls. When he’s not writing, Bishop enjoys spending time with his wife and four lovely daughters at his home in Nibley, Utah. Unlike Jim, Bishop hasn’t had any run-ins with the Mafia. Yet.

On Writing The Sequel

Authors cheat, at least this one does. I borrow ideas from writer’s who have been through it before. Soon, I’ll be writing the sequel to The Samaritan’s Pistol. So I’ve asked Lehua Parker whom I admire and respect what it’s like to write familiar characters the second time around. I read an advanced copy of One Boy No Swim and was the first to give it five stars on Amazon. I’m not about to rein...

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Published on October 17, 2013 08:33
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