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Jess Hughes author of the historical novel “The Sign of the Eagle”

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

1. Jess, what is your typical day like?

First of all, I am twice retired. I spent twenty-five years in law enforcement and retired as police detective sergeant. Then I worked for a life insurance company before “retiring” for good.

My wife, Liz, and I live on a four acre mini-farm in Eastern Washington State. We own three horses and have a small apple orchard. These along with many other activities keep us busy.

However, I try to write from three to five hours daily. Ideally, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. Before, after and in between those hours I am doing chores around the property. My wife, a retired science teacher, was raised on a cattle ranch and probably does more work than me.

Jess Steven (Steve) Hughes portrait

In addition to my writing at home, I usually spend two-three hours twice a week writing in (more…)