Today I am interviewing Bailey Ordiway, author of the new military novel, American Holdovers.
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DJ: Hey Bailey! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview!
For readers who aren’t familiar with you, could you tell us a little about yourself?
Bailey Ordiway: Well, to keep it simple, I am a self published author and blogger. I published my first novel, Blackout, when I was 17 and have since published two other books. American Holdover, and the first volume of Entertainment 100. Entertainment 100 is actually a collector’s edition comprised of a hundred entertainment reviews from my blog.
DJ: What is American Holdovers about?
Bailey: American Holdovers is my third published novel and chronicles not only my time, but, also my many friends and fellow holdovers during our time as a holdover at Ft. Jackson during a hurricane and the consequences and events that transpired because of this a couple years back. It is the only book ever written about holdovers actually.
DJ: Could you briefly tell us a little about your main characters? Do they have any cool quirks or habits, or any reason why readers with sympathize with them?
Bailey: Every character in the book is based off of a real person, but, I can tell you first hand that there are quite a few of them with crazy quirks! And a lot of things happen in the book that readers would sympathize with, mainly treatment of the holdovers. Because of that, though, I put in a bit of humor to balance out. Continue reading