International Writers Inspiring Change feature author: Jeffrey H. Baer, author of The Strickland File

International Writers Inspiring Change iMagazine

IWIC interview with author, Jeffrey H. Baer

Tell us about yourself

I’m 52 years old and live in Coney Island with my long-time girlfriend Karen. I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in 2002, but I’ve had it and all the trimmings my entire life. Being autistic creates struggles for me where most people succeed, but like others on the spectrum, I’m good at one thing—in this case, putting words together.

What inspired you to write?

I was able to read the Times Square message board at age two, I was so fascinated by the words moving across, I didn’t realize a crowd gathered around me and watched me in amazement. If I’d thought of passing the hat around, I might have made enough money to start a writing career sooner than I actually did.

Is there a message in your book?

As much as I enjoyed reading bestsellers over the…

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