***This is the first in a never-ending series called INSIDE THE EMOTION OF FICTION where the Chris Rice Cooper Blog (CRC) focuses on one specific excerpt from a fiction genre and how that fiction writer wrote that specific excerpt. All INSIDE THE EMOTION OF FICTION links are at the end of this piece.
Name of fiction work? And were there other names you considered that you would like to share with us? John Hunter - The Veteran Other Name that was considered: Average Joe - John Hunter (Right: Nathaniel Kaine. Copyright permission granted by Nathaniel Kaine)
Has this been published? And it is totally fine if the answer is no. If yes, what publisher and what publication date? Not yet
What is the date you began writing this piece of fiction and the date when you completely finished the piece of fiction? I started writing on May 01, 2017 and finished the over 100K word first draft by April 1, 2018. (Right: Nathaniel Kaine in June of 2017. Copyright permission granted by Nathaniel Kaine for this CRC Blog Post Only)
Since then I've written book two of the series and am currently writing book three. Book One - John Hunter - The Veteran is currently undergoing a final edit and will be ready for submission by the end of 2018
He shed his Midwestern roots for a more adventurous life in the U.S. Navy, where he had a broad array of experiences in the submarine service, surface naval units, and Foreign Service, specializing in electronics and communications. His time in the service allowed him to travel extensively, both in the United States and abroad, working in and visiting over 40 countries, experiencing and embracing many cultures. He spent a majority of his time, living and traveling throughout Central and South America, where he became fluent in Spanish while working with foreign military units on an advisory and training basis. (Above Right: Nathaniel Kaine. Copyright permission granted by Nathaniel Kaine for this CRC Blog Post Only)