Rapid Fire Interview with Lucian Carter (author of Hypnotic Billy)
I met Lucian Carter when Callie Press had the magnetic idea of creating a wiki to post all the smutpunk locations, characters, books, themes, authors, etc. It was great and other smutpunks came out of the woodwork. Unfortunately, like just about all good things, it came to an early demise thanks to hackers using it to spam the shit out of the internet by hijacking the thing. Anyway, Lucian became an author I’ve come to admire for his crowdsourcing skills and his writing. Recently, one of his books made it to the smutpunk book shop and while we were chatting on FB messenger I thought it was high time to do a quick interview. PLEASE NOTE: my questions are in blue and Lucian is in Bold Black.
Moctezuma: How about a little interview?
Lucian: you want to do it here and now?
sure, why not? No more than 10 minutes. Does that work?
What deodorant do you use? Why?
I shop for price. I don’t go really low end. Because you do not want your deodorant crapping out by 5 p.m. What I look for is a stick of a decent brand, but on sale. No brand loyalty whatsoever.
fuck brand loyalty
the brand has no loyalty to us
Rum or Whisky?
My mom drank rum
can’t stomach the stuff
mom or dad?
she needs me more
do you read the bible?
I read the Gideon, cover to cover
that was plenty
was it worth reading?
Parts of it are very good stories, but the style isn’t ideal
did you read your health insurance policy?
right, lucky. What’s some other boring piece of reading?
[Moctezuma scratches his head like a confused monkey for a moment and then looks up what the fuck a EULA and learns it’s what the kids call an End-User Licencse Aggreement, boring as all fuck]
LOL, what’s better the bible or the latest EULA you’ve read?
the bible by far
I was able to force myself to read that
You’ve never enjoyed an EULA?
Not even the ones that cost you your soul
doggy or cowgirl?
both in the same session
And finally…Blonde, Brunette, Straight Black, or Ginger?
no no, one more, Waze or Google Maps?
a gps program
I guess that answers my question
one more, FB or twitter?
FB for fans, Twitter for fellow authors
no no, can’t end with that bullshit, outline or seam of your pants?
Who says I’m wearing pants?
[laughs] why would you? I’m not.
for new readers, where should they start getting to know your writing. Where do you suggest they begin?
There are a few cheap options. You could try one of the early Adventures in #coverthypnotism series. Or Hypnotic Billy 1. But your best bet is to just dive into the Hypnotic Billy series and find your fetish, or start a new one.
Thanks that will do it. That was fun.