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Behind The Scenes with B.L. Wiebe

Take a Look Behind the Curtain with B.L. Wiebe, Author of Catch and Release: How I Used Science to Hack My Love Life

About B.L. Wiebe:

Q. What are your previous occupations?
A. social worker, student, instructor

Q. What was your favorite job?
A. Instructor

Q. What Highschool and/or College did you attend?
A. Hardesty High School, Southern Nazarene University, University of Oklahoma, Texas Tech University

Q. Who is your favorite author?
A. Jim Butcher

Q. Who is your favorite recording artist or song?
A. Astrud Gilberto – Who Needs Forever

Q. What is your favorite Movie or TV Show?
A. Rick and Morty

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Q. What’s your guilty pleasure?
A. chocolate

Q. Who is your greatest role model?
A. My mom

Q. How do you define success?
A. Success is getting up every day and making progress towards my goals, even if that progress is self-care. It's working on my book on a Friday night when I'd rather be out with friends. Success is accepting there is not enough time in the day to do everything I want and focusing on what I can do.

Q. What is the secret to your success?
A. I love writing so for me it was a matter of finding a relative topic I am interested in so I would could stay passionate about it for the time it would take to write the book. Also, I have amazing family and friends who encouraged me to keep writing when I would waver and doubt I had anything important to say.

Q. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
A. Probably an RV so I could travel more.

Q. What’s your kryptonite?
A. Finding a new TV show I love is the worst because I will have the hardest time getting anything done until I've seen all the episodes.

Q. What historical figure do you most relate to?
A.

Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. Not knowing a second language

Q. What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment?
A. Finishing my book.

Q. What is your best advise to people whom look up to you and your success?
A. Keep a strong support network around you! Follow the advice other people give you. Don't take constructive criticism personally. Celebrate small victories. I had a goal of how many words I wanted my book to be and I celebrated when I reached certain word counts.

 

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