Ultimately, you have to write what's coming at any given point in time. Fighting your instincts for practical reasons is a losing battle.
I'm a big action junkie. I grew up on the '80s action movies - the bad ones and the good ones.
I occasionally experience the discomfort of people assuming my work is autobiographical.
I still enjoy the tactile sensation of holding a book. But when I need to read fast for work, I use the Kindle App on my iPad.
I'm at my desk before nine, and I go all day. I'm not necessarily productive all day, but really, who is?
Nobody wants to rock their own life. But, on the other hand, when your life does get rocked, it affords you a certain level of emotional honesty. It liberates you to be who you really are.
Adapting your own book is like performing open-heart surgery on your own child.