Author Interview: The Secret Life of Copernicus Stringfellow by Lorin Barber

Welcome to Author Lorin Barber

Lorin Barber has an MBA from the University of Washington and a bachelorâ??s degree in Japanese language. He has had a successful career as a manufacturing executive. He has six children and, so far, eight grandchildren. He lives in a small town in the state of Washington with his wife of thirty-six years. In his spare time, you might find him panning for gold in the wilds of Washington. This is his first fictional work


f you could invite any 5 people to dinner who would you choose?
Thomas Jefferson, Abe Lincoln, G. Washington, William Bradford, Charlemagne (T.J. could interpret from French)

What is one book everyone should read?
“Life Expectancy” Dean Koontz

If you could have any superpower what would you choose?

What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast?
Strawberry Shortcake, but it has to be prepared according to specifications.

One food you would never eat?

Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book.
Not for a literary experience; for fun.

What inspired you to want to become a writer?
A long cold winter alone in Wisconsin.

What is your dream cast for your book?
A genius Napoleon Dynamite as Copernicus.

What is your favorite Quote?
“Outside of a dog a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” Groucho Marx.

Who are your favorite authors of all time?
Dean Koontz, J.K. Rowling, Tom Clancy

Favorite Food?
Strawberry Shortcake, but it has to be prepared according to specifications.

What do you do in your free time?
Pan for Gold

Favorite smell?
Hot chocolate chip cookies

City or Country?

Harry Potter or Twilight?
Harry Potter

What is you favorite way to spend a rainy day?
It rains every day in Seattle.

The Secret Life of Copernicus Stringfellow

Copernicus H. Stringfellow, a.k.a. Nick, is not your run-of-the-mill genius. His mind is so powerful it can stop a speeding automobile or stem internal bleeding. As Nick goes about quietly doing good, he discovers that his powers are greatly enhanced by the nutrients present in Twinkies. Follow Nick on his amazing adventures in this humorous and exciting action-packed book for all ages.

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