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I'm not a bookseller, but I'm married to one, and Square Books is a family. And we all know about families and how hard it is to disassociate... Continue »
Scott MacHaffieDescribe your latest project.
My last project was writing Palm and Treo Hacks. It was an interesting challenge I signed the contract for the book and began writing a month before our twin boys were born. Much of the book was written at 2 a.m. while feeding the babies. Palm and Treo Hacks explores some of the possibilities of PDAs. PDAs are much more than just simple organizers, and I think the book reflects that.
What inspires you to sit down and write?
What inspired me most recently was seeing Lord of the Rings and re-reading the books before the films came out. I thought to myself, "Perhaps I can get published" and started looking for something I could write.
Chess or video games?
What do you do for relaxation?
Douglas Adams or Scott Adams?
If you could be reincarnated for one day to live the life of any scientist or writer, who would you choose and why?