Author Interview & Book Giveaway: Journeys on the Edge by Walt Hampton

Welcome to Author Walt Hampton

Walt Hampton is a writer, speaker, coach and adventure photographer. He is a high altitude mountaineer and a blue water sailor.

His message is this: Live deeply. Live fully. Love well. Find adventure and joy. Rediscover the fun in your life. Revel in audacious possibility. Give to the world the gifts that are yours alone to give.

Don’t let your dreams die.

His mission: to help others have great lives; to rediscover their passions; to live their dreams.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Walt is a graduate of The Cornell Law School. For more than 25 years he has counseled and advocated for business leaders and individuals through countless transitions, difficult, challenging and rewarding.

Through his dynamic coaching, live events and blogs, Walt informs, educates and inspires others to find their path, and to live it with heart.

If you could travel in a Time Machine would you go back to the past or into the future?
The future!

If you could meet one person who has died who would you choose?
Francis of Assisi

Night owl, or early bird?
Early! 4:30 am every morning.

Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book.
We have an obligation to ourselves, to one another and to the world to live fully, deeply and richly, without regret.

Any other books in the works? Goals for future projects?
Journey to Success: A Practical Guide to the Life You Love

Tell us your most rewarding experience since being published.
Receiving notes from distant places telling me how much the book has meant to folks

What was your favorite book when you were a child/teen?
The Velveteen Rabbit

What’s one piece of advice you would give aspiring authors?
Write every day, no matter what. Don’t edit, just write. Small consistent steps over time lead to magnificent results.

What’s the best advice anyone has ever given you?
Be here now.

What was your favorite children’s book?
The Littlest Angel

What do you do in your free time?
Climb mountains, sail, run, read.

What’s your favorite season/weather?
Spring with the promise of re-birth

How did you celebrate the sale of your first book?
Dinner at our favorite restaurant.

What is your guilty pleasure?
Vast quantities of M & Ms

Favorite music?
Jazz: Sonny Rollins

What is you favorite way to spend a rainy day?

What is something people would be surprised to know about you?
I’m an introvert

Journeys on the Edge: Living a Life That Matters

Breaking away from survival mode.Squeezed by time and snared in responsibility, so many of us fail to live the lives we once imagined. But there is another way: we can live with purpose, passion and possibility; we can enjoy fun, freedom and fulfillment. We can have it all. Journey to the edge. You’ll see how.
Top 7 Reasons Why You Need to Read this Book:
1. You’ll die at your desk if you don’t.
2. You’ll find what rocks your world.
3. You’ll drop kick your excuses once and for all.
4. You won’t be boring any more.
5. You’ll find that muddling through is just plain dumb.
6. You’ll learn to lead an extraordinary life.
7. You’ll discover how to do it all without regret.

Giveaway Details
1 copy of Journeys on the Edge
Open to US only
Ends 2/2/12

WINNER: Yvonne Hooker