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Interview with Author Johnny J Rodriguez

Author Johnny J Rodriguez 1. Tell me about yourself.  What are your favorite books to read? I was born in New York City and raised in Brooklyn. After High School, I really had no plan for life.  I knew I needed college, but had no way to pay for it.  So I joined the Coast Guard.  This was the best thing to ever happen to me.  I traveled the world and was exposed to many different people and cultures.  It was in the Coast Guard where I got the idea for the book I am currently writing. I love to read Hard Sci-fi.  Books rooted in actual science.  “Artemis” by Andy Weir, is one of my most recent favorites.  2.  When did you decide you were going to write a book? It was actually a challenge from a friend.  I always wanted to write about the idea I had in the Coast Guard.  I started a few times but didn’t get far.  After my friend challenged me; I was all in.  I guess I needed that push.  It was also something I had to show I can do.  I am dyslexic and reading had always been challenging to