I first heard of Ethan Day from my buddy Dakota Flint who was reading Ethan’s first novel, I think it was Self Preservation. I get this giggling email, “Have you heard of Ethan Day, he is too hilarious, I can’t stop laughing…” So I checked him out, and I’m like… DUDE. It’s true!
So of course I had to write and tell him he is “cute a a button”, which is all I say to gentlemen these days because having achieved the lofty, aged sort of patina (read moss covered exterior) that the year fifty brings, that’s the only thing I can say to any man, gay or straight, that doesn’t sound like a desperate come on.
My admiration for him has remained strong and even grown since then. Which leads me to how excited I was when he asked if I wanted to be interviewed for the new 5.4.8×5 section of his Addiction To Fiction blog. Ethan read my book, The Pharaoh’s Concubine and then came up with some questions for me… The results of that were the interview that is now posted on his blog under the heading 5.4.8×5. Okay, so it wasn’t really a dream date, just an email thingie, but you have to admit that was a cool blog title. It’s now up at his site, here: