Screenshot 2017-07-08 19.41.23Screenshot 2017-07-05 21.02.11Pen Name: William Trest, Jr.

Genre: Novella/ Judicial Reform/ Politics

1. Tell us a little about yourself: I am a Mississippi native. I graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1982. I have a degree in Business Administration, and I minored in Political Science.

2. When and why did you begin writing? I studied a great deal about the inequities in the justice system. I wanted to inform the public by writing about it.

3. When did you first consider yourself a writer? When I met the acquisition editor at MeredithEtc in 2013.

4. Is there a message in your book that you want readers to grasp? The judicial system favors citizens who have wealth and influence.

5. Do you have a mentor or writing group? Yes, Meredith C. McGee, niece of James Meredith, author  and Starkishia author of Starkishia: Estrella

6. What are your current projects? I am currently writing a book on politics which sheds light on the current political situation and how things could be done differently in Washington, D.C

7. Do you see writing as a career? Yes

8. Who are some of your favorite authors? What really strikes you about their work? John Grisham because he writes legal suspense books. I find  these interesting because of their similarities to my first book Reverse Guilty Plea.

9. Who designed your covers? Meredith,etc.

10. What are your hobbies? I enjoy studying politics and the legal system.