Gilles Beaupre author interview by David Alan Binder

posted Dec 27, 2015, 11:22 AM by David Alan Binder   [ updated May 16, 2016, 6:45 AM ]

Interview with author Gilles Beaupre by David Alan Binder

 By way of introduction Gilles Beaupre (pronounced Bo-pray) is the author of the book, Utopia, End of the Money, both in French and English.  Please see the interview below to get to know more about him.  This is important for aspiring writers to become intimately familiar with all kinds of authors and find out what makes them tick.  Knowing them enables you to understand yourself better.

His write up in Good Reads is featured here: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8620242.Gilles_Beaupr_

 

His Amazon author page is here:

http://www.amazon.com/Gilles-Beaupr%C3%A9/e/B00LY6ZR4S

His book is for sale here:  Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Utopia-The-end-money-conscience-fiction-ebook/dp/B00KQ2SLV2



START INTERVIEW

 

1.     How do you pronounce your name? 

           Bo-pray

 

2.     Where are you currently living?

           Québec, Canada

 

3.     When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?

          When I felt I had something to tell.

 

4.     How long on average does it take you to write a book?

          Several years

 

5.     What is your work schedule like when you're writing?

          When inspiration comes

 

6.     What would you say is your most interesting writing quirk?

           Depends.

For me morning, afternoon or night

 

7.     Did you self-publish or have a publisher?

         

a.   If publisher, who is the name of your publisher and in what city are they?

Les Éditions Archimède, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec.

 

8.     Do you have any tips for writers on getting a book published?      

Keep on trying as long as you believe in your book.

 

9.     Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?

From living, traveling, thinking

10.                        Any tips for writers that you may have?

Write your feelings, stop and wait for inspiration

11.                        What do you like to do when you're not writing?

Long walks in nature meditating.

12.                        What does your family think of your writing?

Some love it, others don't get it.

13.                        What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?

How good it is to express yourself.

14.                        How many books have you written?

Only one.

15.                        Do you have any suggestions to help others become a better writer?

Read a lot.

 

16.                        Do you hear from your readers much?

The ones who loved the book.

17.                        Who is your main audience for your books?

 Mainly women.

18.                        What do you think makes a good story?

To reach the soul of the reader.

19.                        As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?                                 An actor.

20.                        What inspires you? 

 

This book is the result of my reflections, travels and a search for the cause of humanity’s poor life on earth. I wrote it with compassion for my fellow men and I hope it acts as an eye-opener. I have come to the conclusion if Money is not the root of all evil it assuredly is an excellent means to divide us, to make us compete with one another and develop selfishness, classes and wars. Evil or not, we have gotten so accustomed to living with it, imagining life without money is not easy to do.


Nevertheless, one has to remember everything starts with an idea, and this idea of a free world has to travel from mind to mind until enough men and women agree to mature towards Utopia.
When this society will be achieved, it will be the resurrection of humanity because to change the set up of life it’s to change life itself. To change life is to change man and to change man is to change the world

END OF INTERVIEW

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