Eight Quick Questions with Rami Unger

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Basic stuff: your name, where you’re from
My name is Rami Ungar, and I’m a horror novelist from Columbus, Ohio.
The title of your latest thriller book. 
The title is Snake, published in June 2014.

Is it part of a series?
Perhaps. I have ideas for stories that follow what happens to the protagonist of Snake after the 
events of the novel. At the moment though, I’m focusing on other projects. Whether or not those 
other stories ever come to fruition, we’ll have to wait and see.

Give us the elevator pitch for the book. No spoilers.
Members of a powerful New York mafia family start showing up dead, murdered in painful and 
macabre ways. It soon becomes clear that a serial killer is on the loose. Dubbed the New York 
Mafia Killer by the press, he is known by his victims by another name: the Snake. And he won’t 
stop until he’s accomplished his goals, and taken as many victims as he can along the way.

Something unique about it.
You know how in slasher films, when you root for the bad guy, you kind of feel a little guilty 
because you know they’re evil and you shouldn’t be rooting for them, no matter how badass they 
are? Well, there’s none of that here. The Snake has a good reason he does what he does, and as 
that reason is revealed, you really want to root for this killer. I find that aspect of the novel one of 
my favorites.

If it’s a series, do you know how many books it will ultimately be?
Three or four. I don’t believe in series that encompass twenty books. They start to lose their 
charms after the ninth or tenth.

Your biggest inspirations in writing. 
Probably the writers I encounter everyday, as well as all the other media I consume. And just 
regular life and life situations. Anything can inspire a story, if you imagine enough.
Where can people find you on social media?
On my blog, as well as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
"Rami Ungar is a novelist from Columbus Ohio who has done both self-publishing and traditional publishing in his career. For him, writing and scaring people are a combination of his two great loves, and he is happy to hear when told his stories frighten people. When not writing, Rami enjoys reading, watching anime, and subtly letting you know he's not entirely human."

Thank you Armand, and good luck, Rami! 


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