Interview B. Michael Fett
Topics of conversation:
- Becoming a Writer from an eclectic background
- Using his background to create a flying serial killer thriller.
- From Homeless to the Top of the world.
- Learned Life lessons
- 3 things you need to write
B. Michael Fett was born in Longmont, Colorado. He was raised in Camanche, Iowa and graduated from Camanche High School in 1985. Upon graduating, he joined the United States Marine Corps and became a helicopter mechanic eventually assigned to HMX-1, the Presidential Support Squadron. Earning an Honorable Discharge, he was released from active duty in 1992.
B. Michael Fett was involved in the sport of bodybuilding at a very early age claiming to have received his first weight set in the third grade! He began to compete as a teenager finally winning his division at the Mr. Teenage Iowa in 1985. He went on to compete for the Marine Corps winning his division at the Armed Forces Championships in 1991. Fett continued to compete after his release from active duty earning the title of two-time nationally qualified, but was forced into early retirement after back to back knee surgeries. He began his aviation career outside of the military as a mechanic for a major airline based in Washington D.C. He soon realized that this wasn’t the career he wanted so in 1999, he obtained his private pilot license and began the long road to becoming a commercial airline pilot. He has piloted some of the world's most notable celebrities from Paris Hilton and Dave Chappelle to Condoleeza Rice and Danny Devito. Mr. Fett presently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and works for a major airline based out of Chicago, Illinois. He is currently working on his next suspense thriller novel titled NIKOLAI.
Synopsis: Denver, Colorado is about to go full swing into its tourist season when body parts begin to surface in a residential neighborhood. Sonny Thompson is the lead investigator, but with few clues to help him. Then, a murder not far from the same neighborhood and with similarly grisly details. Now, everything he presumed about the first crime is in question. When he returns to the crime scene looking for the one elusive clue that will break the case open, he finds the notable psychiatrist Dr. Laura Hartwig. Why is she there? What is she after? Dr. Hartwig is holding plenty of secrets. She’s heard the confessions, she knows details she shouldn’t, but her involvement could expose her own deepest darkest secret. She is torn between right and wrong, but when push comes to shove, Dr. Hartwig will do whatever it takes to protect what’s closest to her heart.