With our cover star busy saving the world on a spaceship, acclaimed American writer and bestselling author Hainey took a trip to Space HQ in New Mexico (p110) to see what the delay is, and when we’ll likely shoot for the stars.
DO YOU THINK YOU’LL VISIT SPACE IN YOUR LIFETIME, YES OR NO?
AND WHAT ABOUT LEONARDO DICAPRIO (AND, OF COURSE, HIS OSCAR)?
I think he and his Oscar will visit space in my lifetime. He’ll probably also have 12 hot women with him. Just like when he’s on an oligarch’s yacht in St Tropez.
CHEDDAR-CHEESE CRACKERS ASIDE, DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER PET PEEVES?
WORDS OF WISDOM FOR HOW TO BECOME A BESTSELLING AUTHOR?
Trust your voice. And never give up on your vision. It took me 10 years to write my book and I see now that that amount of time is what was needed, not the universe trying to break me.
AND MAYBE SOME STARTERS FOR ASPIRING WRITERS?
Write every day. Writing is a marathon, not a sprint. You have to build the muscle and do the work. If you do the work, the art appears. Art respects work.
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