INTERVIEW: Micky Neilson, author of “RECOIL”

Micky Neilson, author of “RECOIL,” discusses the background of his story in this interview featured on SF Signal:

What aspect of “RECOIL” first came to you? What inspired you to write it?

The first thing that popped into my head was a theme: someone who plays first person shooters, who blasts away at virtual enemies without so much as a second thought, who is then forced into a situation where the danger and the gunplay are real. Suddenly this person is holding an actual weapon for the first time, pulling the trigger for the first time and experiencing everything that comes with that. A fairly heavy theme, but I couched it in a light tone and tried to have a lot of fun with it.

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