A little chat with Jim Christina
- What’s your favorite thing you have written? Jonah Blue and Jefferson’s Chance
- What’s your favorite thing that someone else has written? The Cain Mutiny
- What are you working on writing now? The Longest Night (Novel)
- Do you have a favorite food or drink that helps you write? Martinis. One of the three necessary food groups.
- What’s your favorite kind of music? Acoustic Vocal
- Forest, country, beach, or city? Country
- What movie can you watch over and over again? 1970s Monte Walsh
- What would you like people to know about being an Indie author? It gives you certain freedoms, yet shackles you when it comes to promotions.
- When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I have no clue…I don’t think I’ve grown up yet.
Jim Christina was born into an Air Force Family in 1949. Living all over the world before finally landing in Del Mar, California.
A musician, historian, writer, poet, playwright…all things describing Jim Christina. A graduate of San Dieguito High School in Encinitas, Ca, and Old Reliable University in Washington State, Jim spent almost ten years in the US Army before joining his father in the family’s paint business.
While managing a territory in Washington and Oregon, Jim began composing music and writing the lyrics. Forming a band in Tacoma, Washington, “Sundown”, Jim’s music and the melody of Sundown played up and down the state before Jim moved to California.
For years a character had been rolling around in his mind and in 2008,, the character became the Hunter and the series was born. They are stories of an aging man hunter and his protege’ in Arizona in the last half of the nineteenth century.
The stories are gritty, raw and accurate in their depiction of the lives and times of the main characters. “If you are looking for Louis Lamour, you won’t find him here.” If you are looking for a walloping good story, turn the pages and start reading.
And, listen in every Thursday evening at 7 PM pacific time for “The Writer’s Block” on www.latalkradio.com/content/writers-block
Categories: Guest Blog