Pierce Brown, author of the Red Rising trilogy, recently did an AuthorShorts for Penguin Random House. He talks about his career before writing, and the ideal environment for writing.
Here’s the clip. https://youtu.be/uYavZJ1LJKU?list=PLAEeCVmw82hVA1X0cNUrLx7swnfiBokxb
Pierce has been at The Poisoned Pen several times. Red Rising and the sequels are available through the Web Store. https://bit.ly/2gRd2N6