About “The Photo Traveler”:
Gavin Hillstone learns that he is one of the last descendants of a small group of Photo Travelers – people who can travel through time and space through images.
But his initial excitement turns to fear, when he soon discovers that he and his grandparents are being pursued by the fierce remnants of a radical European Photo Traveler cult, the Peace Hunters. What Gavin has, they want! (read more)
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “The Photo Traveler”?
Arthur J Gonzalez: One of the most important people in my life was facing a difficult time when their grandmother passed away. It affected him in such a deep way that it consequently affected me. (Want to know how? read more)
JP: What sets “The Photo Traveler” apart from other books in the same genre?
AJG: What I find different about “The Photo Traveler” is that at its core is a story about a boy searching for something, somewhere that he belongs. I think we’ve all felt that way at some point in our lives – everyone. And I think it makes this story, beyond the adventure, relatable and authentic. (What else did the author have to say? read more)
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that led to “The Photo Traveler” getting out to the public?
AJG: First and foremost, there needs to be a relentless belief in yourself. Even if you are insecure or scared, you must believe that there is no other way for you. You cannot accept anything less than what you have dreamed of. (Want to know the second, third and fourth keys to success? read more)
JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take you to start and finish “The Photo Traveler”?
AJG: I usually lock myself in my room and make sure I have an endless supply of coffee. I’ll turn on some music. I don’t know why, but I tend to play a station on Pandora called “‘Nature Sounds”. The sounds bring me peace and clarity. (There is more about the writing process and the editing process. read more)
JP: What’s next for Arthur J Gonzalez?
AJG: Well, hopefully somewhere in a Best Seller’s category! (Is there a sequel in the works? read more)
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