Author Interview – Andrew Vincent – The Secret Of Haditha
Tell me a bit about who you are?
I go by Andrew Vincent and my novel is ‘The Mystery of Haditha’. The story of one man’s struggle between his family and his country is told in this book, which was published by Cranthorpe Milner.
When did you first WANT to write a book?
After my playing and coaching career came to an end and I needed something new to do, I discovered books relatively late in life. However, I was more likely to find a good thriller at Blockbusters than Waterstones because I always enjoyed them. However, when I borrowed a book titled;, everything changed. I was immediately captivated by John Le Carre’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
When did you take a step to start writing?
How long did it take you to complete your first book from the first idea to release?
What made you want to write The Secret Of Haditha?
The fervor of making my own remarkable story.
The main character, John Cooper, fights for his country and his family in the spy/crime thriller The Secret of Haditha.
As his past at long last finds him and his entire world barely holds on, he is compelled to with the exception of the alarming truth that regardless of how far you run from your past it will constantly track down you.
What were your biggest challenges with writing The Secret Of Haditha?
Re-writing each chapter 20 times.
Who or what inspired you when creating your Protagonist?
Close friends and heroes from books and film.
Who or what inspired you when creating your Antagonist?
A mix of characters I know personally.
What is the main conflict of The Secret Of Haditha?
The conflict between family and duty!
Did you plot The Secret Of Haditha in advance, or fly by the seat of your pants and write freely?
I arranged it out in some detail yet permitted it to take me to the achievement focuses anyway it wished.
Did you get support with editing, and how much editing did The Secret Of Haditha need?
From my publishers.
What is the first piece of writing advice you would give to anyone inspired to write a story?
Compose a book since you partake all the while, it resembles perusing a book yet you get to recount the story yourself, develop the characters you like, something like that. Try not to do it to bring in cash, I’m surely not! LOL
Can you give me a hint about any further books you are planning to write?
I’ve started writing a sequel, but the backstory has been affected by the Ukraine war, so I need to rethink that, but the plot is ready to go!
And, finally, are you proud of your accomplishment?
I am, however I figure I will hold judgment until a couple of individuals really say it’s very great, fingers crossed.
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