Why is writing important to you and why do you think it's an important medium for the world? It's a legacy I leave behind. My voice will forever speak in my readers' minds as they enjoy my stories over and over.

What are your tried and tested remedies to cure writer's block? Sit my butt in the seat and work!

What is your favorite time to write? Virtually anytime of the day that I can eke out the time.

What's the best piece of writing advice you've ever received and would like to impart to other writers? The Muse shows up when you sit down and work.

What excites you most about being a writer in today's age? During COVID and quarantines, provoking a dystopian lifestyle upon us, it's more important than ever that the written word speaks!

John Russell's A Knock in the Attic: True Ghost Stories & Other Spine-chilling Paranormal Adventures is out now with Outskirts Press.