(by Clancy Tucker)

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Read the "Behind the scenes" section on my web site where I talk extensively about it.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith: Since An Early Age, Though Only Became Serious At It 10 Years Ago.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : I Plan Everything First; Further, I visualize and map out everything before I start. In spite of all of this, there’s still ample room for creativity and improvisation to come into play along the journey.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : To Be Able To Express Myself And Be On A Continous Inspired And Creative State Of Mind And Spirit.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : The Endless And Necessary (Standards Wise) Pursuit Of Excellence And Perfection.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Entrepreneur And Pedagogue.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : The Equilibrist Series (On My Website Read The “Behind The Scenes” Section Where I Talk Extensively About It).


Erasmus Cromwell-Smith :

Finishing The 4th Book Of A Young Adults Series (The Orloj Of London), Editing The 3rd (The Orloj Of Paris), Going To Print With The 2nd (The Orloj Of Venice), The First (The Orloj Of Prague) Is Already Out In Print" And A Couple Of Months Ago We Did The Audio Book.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : My Family, Life, People, The World, Nature And So On (On My Website Read In The “Blog” Section The Verse “To Be Inspired”).


Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Fiction In The Areas Of: Inspirational/Motivational, Poetry/Fables, And The Outlier Of Sci-Fi

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : It Takes 10,000 Man Hours Of Dedicated, Disciplined Effort To Master Anything In Life. No Way Around It. This Provided You Have The Talent For.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : No

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Early Morning Is The Best Time Of The Day In Terms Of Creativity. I Use The Mechanical Part Of Writing (Corrections, Etc) To Decompress An Distract Myself.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : No. I Do Write A Lot While Standing. My desk Is Pretty Tall For That Reason.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith :  The Completion/Birth Of One’s Work.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith: Depends On The Genre, Country, Era And The Age I Was. I Am Extremely Selective Yet A Voracious, Lightning Fast Reader. I had to think about this one very carefully, Jules Verne, Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, Alexander Dostoevsky, Jorge Luis Borjes, Ron Chernow, Laura Hillebrand, Rudyard Kippling, Tara Westover and Mahatma Gandhi.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : I Want More.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : None. Most Criticisms Are Extremely Helpful.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Absolutely. The Equilibrist Series Was Driven And Influenced By Some Of My Life Key Moments. (On My Website Read The “Behind The Scenes” Section Where I Talk Extensively About It).


Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : My Family, Friends, Life, Endurance Sports, Reading. Letting Loose The Insatiable Curiosity That Afflicts Me.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Yes And No.  I Did But Had The Last Word On Any Changes. I Rejected 95% Of The Edits.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Everyday I Am Still Alive And Healthy. I Mean This. I Strive For A Sunny Disposition Towards Life And I’m Keenly/Utterly Aware How Precious Life Is. I’ve Got Not Even A Second To Waste. The Clock Is Ticking. Besides, I Don’t Understand The Words Boredom, Gossip Or Ownership.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : My Wife. We Love Each Other. It’s Also Intimate, Comfortable And Never Dull.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Invest On Education, Cultivate The Culture Of Work As The Only Means To Earn Anything, Comprehensively Fight Inequality.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : To Live A Life In Full And Part Of It Includes Continue To Write With Impetus.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : More Than Ever, We Are Nowadays Mainly A Visual Society

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : I Am All Of My Characters And At The Same Time Not. It’s All About How Much Of My Spirit Inevitably Sneaks In The Creative Process.      

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Not At All. They Play A Role In The Market Place. You Have To Use Them In The Same Way The Use You. It’s All Matter Of How Much Leverage One Has When Negotiating With Them. In Many Ways Their Business Model Is Obsolete And It’s Just A Matter Of Time (Exacly Like It Happened In The Music And Movie Industries), As To When Their Paradigm Will Be First Disrupted (Alreasdy Happening) Then Broken And Inexorably Replaced.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : That’s One Of My Worst Character Flaws. I Never, Ever Quit.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : The Equilibrist Vol. 1. (On My Website See The “Behind The Scenes” Section).


Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Twofold; Each Time You Complete Your Work, And When You’re Recognized By The Readers.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Happy, Inspired And Wiser.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Absolutely! I Wrote The Equilibrist’s Screenplay And Also The Play.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : It Takes A Lot Of Work To Create A Single Page That Symbolizes The Entire Book

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Share A Full Life With My Family.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Through Publishers One’s Role Is More Of A Pawn Of Their Marketing Strategies. Engaging With Reader’s In All Sort Of Forms Is Still Part Of This Route. Self-Publishing Requires The Writer To Do It All. Nowadays Social Media, total Commitment And The Use Of Highly Sophisticated Tools And Expertise In The Areas Of Data Analytics And SEO Optimization.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Yes And No. For The English-Speaking Countries That’s The Case. But On All Other Markets

I Do License My Copyrights On A Country Per Country Basis And With In-Country Publishers (My Copyrights Are Not For Sale).

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Driven, Joyful, Creative, Disciplined, Aware.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Very Seldom. Normally For Doing Something I Don’t Like.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Sapiens.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Have An Insanely Awesome Life!

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Having Grandchildren. The Next Book Creation.

Erasmus Cromwell-Smith : Writing Is An Art. Visualizing One’s Craft That Way Enriches A Great Deal The Experience And The Journey Of Discovery We Embark On When Creating A Book.