Tell us about your book “The Architect” what is the background to the story?

The story came about, when I reflected on all the things that happened to myself and my friends as we navigated through young adulthood. Mainly things like testing the boundaries our freedom, and the relationships that come and go.

This is a coming of age story? Tell us about the protagonist, what obstacles do they face?

Yes, the protagonist is a young man entering his first year of college. His obstacles deal with, heartache and going on a journey to find out who he really is, outside of the box society places him in.

Are there any pivotal moments in the book that change the motion of the character’s journey?

Yes, one of the pivotal moments revolves around a betrayal, that sends the protagonist journey and leads him off of his current path.

Who would you recommend this book to as suitable reading?

The book is more suited for a mature audience. Does that mean that a 15 is not able to read it, of course not, but there is some controversial content.

Will there be a follow-up, or a spin off to this story?

Actually, I am writing the 2nd book in the series as we speak right now.

Tell us more about yourself? What is your background?

I live in Southern California, with my beautiful family. When I’m not writing I enjoy going to the beach or diving into interesting technology. I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Communication, and was involved in the world of sales, before I became a writer.

When did you start writing, and what was the inspiration?

I started writing in the winter of 2009, but this specific story did not come about until about 2014. My main inspiration for writing this book was a beautiful girl. Once I kissed her, I knew exactly what I needed to do and that was to write the story I had lying dormant for so long.

What words of guidance would you offer to anyone interested in writing fiction?

Write about what you know, and keep writing, even if only your mother likes it.

What will you be working on next, do you have any plans for future books, or do you have any other projects?

Right now I am working my site, www.sablenoire.com, where I help people with tips for a better life. Also, I am working on the sequel to “The Architect” scheduled to be released around August 2016.

If our readers would like to find out more about you, where can they get details?

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