Friday, February 05, 2021

Q&A with Doug Engstrom

From my Q&A with Doug Engstrom, author of Corporate Gunslinger:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

Corporate Gunslinger is, among other things, a satire. The title takes a term for a predatory business person and applies it to a character who uses real bullets on behalf of her employer. For a story that’s all about highlighting the indirect violence of our economic system by making it direct and visceral in the story, I think it works well.

What's in a name?

A key attribute of the main character is that she’s a “white person behaving badly.” To be clear about that...[read on]
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The Page 69 Test: Corporate Gunslinger.

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Q&A with Doug Engstrom.

--Marshal Zeringue