Writers Reach: Monte Dutton with ‘Crazy of Natural Causes’

Jennifer Skutelsky interviews Monte Dutton — an interesting guy and a fun interview!

Musings Of Orientation

On Fridays right here, writers talk about their books, their process, where they’ve been, and where they’re going. Today Monte Dutton joins us to celebrate the launch of his novel, CRAZY OF NATURAL CAUSESa Kindle Scout winner published by Kindle Press.


Chance Benford is a good man, not a holy one. He’s just a football coach, and an unscrupulous one at that. After a horrific car crash, he gets over being crazy of natural causes, but the world around him is just as crazy as ever.

Set mainly in the Kentucky Coal Country, CRAZY OF NATURAL CAUSESis a novel about religion without being particularly religious. Irreverent like Benford himself, it’s a fable of redemption and life’s absurdity.

  • What were the most challenging aspects of writing this book, and what came easily?

Chance Benford is more distant, compared to the characters in my first two novels. I could…

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