Episode 47: Novelist Spotlight #47: An ex-Air Force pilot and retired defense contractor turns sci-fi author
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In the spotlight is Ray Jay Perreault. After 10 years as a U.S. Air Force pilot, he spent almost 30 years in the aerospace industry with Northrup Grumman, the giant defense contractor. He began writing science fiction after realizing there was a niche for more sophisticated stories and more realistic sci-fi storytelling.
His titles include: “Virus: Earth’s Last Battle,” “Virus – 72 Hours to Live,” “Progeny,” “Progeny’s Children,” “Earth II” and “SIMPOC,” among others.
>> The KGB
>> Binge writing
>> Writing for yourself rather than your readers
>> Female lead characters
>> Writing dialogue
>> The value of creating a “readers club”
Learn more about Mr. Perreault here: https://www.rayjayperreault.com/
Novelist Spotlight is produced and hosted by Mike Consol, author of “Hardwood: A Novel About College Basketball and Other Games Young Men Play,” and three yet-to-be-published manuscripts, including “Family Recipes: A Novel about Italian Culture, Catholic Guilt and the Culinary Crime of the Century,” “Lolita Firestone: A Supernatural Novel,” and the short story collection “Love American Style.” Write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you will subscribe and share the link with any family, friends or colleagues who might benefit from this program.