Mike Hawthorne is a fantastic visual artist who came to writing later in life with his book The Hungry Horizon. It’s historical fiction about the pirate Bartholomew Sharpe who sailed with Henry Morgan before going his own way.
In this episode:
Who was Bartholomew Sharpe?
- Growing up in Nigeria and Sierra Leone
- The status of book 2 and some insight into the publishing industry
- Mike’s artistic influences and German Expressionism
Pick up a copy of The Hungry Horizon on Amazon and help support the show!
Today’s show is sponsored by:
Scuba Wize Sunken Treasure Workshop – Go diving on a real sunken Spanish galleon with Carl “Fizz” Fismer, Bradley Williamson, and Marc Littleton in the Florida Keys! http://www.underthecrossbones.com/scuba
Here’s the Spanish tablecloth painting that Mike talked about during the show.