Bart J. Gilbertson | Single Post

A really great interview by an author who has been here before, Bart J. Gilberton, of an author who has also been here before, Pamela Rose. Bart is new to blogging so give him a follow.


Hello Pamela and welcome!  Tell us a little bit about yourself and your books.


I’ve currently published three books: The first one is “The Eyes of the Jaguar” and it’s a mystery adventure spanning five centuries and two countries.  The second is called “A Thyme to Harvest” and it’s a mystery cozy set in the South.  My third book, “Sherlock’s Home: The Adventure of the Contentious Crone” is also a mystery cozy set in the South and the first in the Finn Sherlock series.  Each book has been a labor of love for me.  Strangely, the crafting of words for me is bliss.  I think I learned the value of making each word count when I started in radio.  Air time is limited and expensive; a writer has only thirty or sixty seconds to communicate the message as succinctly and economically as possible.  That means each word has to pack a lot of punch.  Writing books is no different.  I can spend an unbelievable amount of time just trying to find the exact word, the right nuance to communicate with my reader.  Mark Twain said it best: “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”


When did you know that you wanted to be a writer, and what was your main inspiration?… continue reading

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2 thoughts on “Bart J. Gilbertson | Single Post

  1. Thanks for re-posting this on your website Kate Eileen Shannon! I’m happy to have interviewed with both you and Bart J. Gilbertson–such interesting questions were asked it was fun to answer!


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