We asked Alex about books!
I don’t go to a specific book. I’ve been writing for a very long time and have a solid grasp of the craft, but of course, I’m not perfect. I rely on a circle of knowledgeable friends and fans to catch my mistakes. They read my manuscripts and tell me where I screwed up. If I have a specific technical question, I go to the internet.
What book have you loved/ kept from your youth? What made you fall in love with it?
I loved the Discworld books by Terry Pratchett. The subtle, witty humor and endlessly creative stories always delighted me.
What is the latest book you are reading?
Writing and editing my own work takes up most of my available time. The last piece of fiction I read was Dante’s Inferno. That was research for my current series.
What other hobbies/interests do you enjoy (other than reading/writing)?
I used to study martial arts back when I had more free time. I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
What is your next book about?
I’m working on Hell’s Wrath, the fifth and final book in the First Circle Club series. The idea behind Hell’s Wrath is that a demon is leading an army of other demons in an invasion of Chicago. It’s up to the intrepid First Circle Club to stop them, but of course, the demons are just the start. Heaven’s response is just as problematic.