INDIE AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Eileen Schuh (@EileenSchuh)

 

EILEEN SCHUH

Name

Eileen Schuh 

 

Where are you from?

St. Paul, Alberta Canada

 

 

How long have you been writing?

Since I learned to read at 3 years old

 

 

What’s your genre of choice for writing?

Young Adult and Middle Grade Action/Adventure

 

 

What’s your genre of choice for reading?

True Crime

 

 

Tell us all about you and your writing!!

The Traz is the first novel in a series about the ongoing lives of these characters. I called the series BackTracker–as that is the name Katrina gives to an influential computer programme she develops. BackTracker symbolizes both the power Katrina comes to wield and the way her future intertwines with her past. The BackTracker characters came to me during a very low and lonely time in my life and began telling me their stories. For months they bore the brunt of my sadness and anger and I, in return, shouldered theirs. Together, connected via words and the keyboard, we found our voices. We learned from one another. We discovered that we were strong despite our weaknesses. But best of all, we came to forgive ourselves and those we love. It was not until much later that I decided I wanted other readers to meet Katrina, Shrug, Chad, and Sergeant Kindle. For years thereafter I worked at polishing my writing–elevating the BackTracker stories from a personal therapeutic experience to one that would touch many. Eileen Schuh lives with her husband in the remote northern boreal forests of Alberta, Canada. Drawing inspiration from the wilderness, she creates entire universes populated with fascinating characters doing intriguing things. Schuh recently retired from a life of careers that varied from nurse to journalist to editor to business woman. She remains active in her adopted community of St. Paul and basks in the love and loyalty of family, friends and fans–virtual, imaginary,and real ones. Schuh is also the author of the Adult SciFi novella, SCHRÖDINGER’S CAT. THE TRAZ is her first published book in The BackTracker series. She’s excited about the upcoming release of FATAL ERROR, the second in the series. “One tiny mistake, and someone’s dead.” Amazon purchase link for THE TRAZ http://www.amazon.com/The-Traz-Book-BackTracker-Series/dp/0986938823/ref=la_B005C1ZHZU_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345337186&sr=1-1 If THE TRAZ is not available on the shelves of your local library and/or bookstore, you can ask to have them ordered in for you. Also available in ebook and School Edition formats.

 

 

Any new releases that we should be watching for?

FATAL ERROR Book II in the BackTracker series and sequel to THE TRAZ will be released in September 2012 by Imajin Books

 

 

Do you have a website? If so, what’s the link?

http://www.eileenschuh.com

 

 

Do you have a Twitter? If so, what’s your user name?

@EileenSchuh

 

About these ads
This entry was posted by puretextuality.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,653 other followers

%d bloggers like this: