We have an Arkie with us today. Well, when I say 'we', I mean 'I'. And when I say 'Arkie', I mean 'Arkansawyer'. Or do I mean 'Arkansan?' I'm confused. Yes, I know it doesn't take much.
What's your name?
I go by @rmcneary on Wattpad, but if you get enough drinks in me, I might let you call me Rob.
OK @rmcneary (I'd happily get you a drink but unless you count luke-warm water, you're out of luke! Where are you from?
I'm from a small town in Arkansas (southern United States) that you've never heard of. It's enough to know that I'm country as hell.
(I can say hell, right?)
You just did so I can't really say no. But if you'd thought to ask first, the answer would have been yes anyway. Seeing as you didn't ask, I'm undecided. But you seem nice enough so I'll let you off this once. I'm good like that. Do you like living there? If not, where would your favourite place to live be?
I haven't lived there since high school, but I did like it. I've lived all around the country and world since then. Current location is awesome and undefined.
Undefined? I like the sound of that. And to have lived all over the world is either a dream or because they're after you and keep closing in. Perhaps being in here is a good thing for you. Don't worry, I won't say anything. Is yes, where would you least like to live?
I haven't found a place yet where I didn't enjoy myself.
That's a good thing. Even if you're in Hell, you should at least take the opportunity to toast some marshmallows. As you're a writer, is this your 'day job'?
Hahahahahahahahaaha! Oh, I'm sorry, was that a serious question? No. Not at all. I do stuff that, like my location, is awesome and undefined. Follow me on Twitter if you want to know what. I don't hide what I do, but it isn't something I like to broadcast.
Erm... OK. I will! I'm intrigued! So, tell me about your latest project.
My current series is a multicultural epic high fantasy work titled "The Path of Light and Fire". It follows a group of element wielders who are chosen to defend humanity versus the inhumans known only as the Guan. Some are willing and others not so much.
Sounds a bit like life in here. Except the element weilders are the orderlies wielding the drugs, and we're the 'not so much'. So, in retrospect, it sounds nothing like in here, which is a good thing. Moving on... How do you feel about bacon? A crazy person once said it was the food of the gods. OK, I admit that person was myself...
Crazy? This is a thing I say all the time! Go bacon or go home.
Hell yeah! What is your favourite film?
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