what is your name?
how would you describe what you do?
i’m a chainsmoking slacker w/a shitty laptop.
what are you currently working on?
a novel. my first one & actually this is the first time i’m mentioning it in public.
what has had the greatest influence on your work?
being hyper-conscious of one’s body, especially the insides. i’m not going to explain that further.
what is the greatest misconception about you or your work?
some say that 90% of it is about whiskey, cigars, and death.
which is bullshit.
what do you see as the main strengths and weaknesses of the medium you work in?
how has technology impacted upon the work you do?
it makes it a lot easier. laptop tops are much better than typewriters, quills, etc…nostalgia will slow your ass down.
what’s the greatest piece of advice you would like to pass on?
don’t hope for anything.
where can we find you online?
if you google my name w/quotes around it, “rob plath,” there are about 40+ pages of links or sites to check out…
what are you reading at the moment?
NADA & that’s good to do too. alternate between saturating your brain w/books & nothing…
what are you listening to at the moment?
anything else we should know?
we’re all doomed, so drink up.