Chris Jackson lives in Bolton, UK.
He is a HS graduate, and has a doctorate in Biblical studies. Under his pen-name (C.A.Milson), he has written 4 books (Rise of The Darkness, Bloodline Of Darkness, She’s Not So Ordinary, Prophecy’s End), and a series of short film screen plays, and has directed on TV productions of his own (Creatives On The Couch, Bogan Bachelor), both of which were aired on Australian TV. Chris started in the marketing industry in 2004, quite by accident, when he worked for an insurance firm in Brisbane, QLD. It was that “accident” that led him down the road of being one of the few multi-national experts on telemarketing in the industry today.
During the last 25 years, he has generated in excess of 500M for clients globally, has trained call center agents, advised start up call centers, and is quite often sought after for his expertise.
His book, “Pick Up The Phone” was the first book in a series of Call Center Training series.
As of 2019, he has 10 books released and his new book in “The Chosen” series, “Manananggal” will be released 2021.
His novels have won some awards, been short-listed for other awards, and even his name (C.A.Milson) was one of the answers on a popular TV show in the Philippines.
An avid traveler, he has traveled to Russia, US, Canada, Japan, China, Dubai, New Zealand, Philippines.
His grandmother, Elsie Morris, was a writer of “jingles”. Some of which were used on Australian TV Commercials and radio in the 1960’s. His grandfather, Jim Morris, was an actor on Australian TV in the 1960’s. Jim Morris mostly appeared in TV Ads in the 1960’s.
His great great grandfather (on his mother side) was Clement Lindley Wragge (18 September 1852 – 10 December 1922), the famous meteorologist.
Q&A With Chris Jackson
Q: What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
A: Life… and coffee 🙂
Q: When you’re not writing, how do you spend your time?
A: I am the type of person who likes to be working, on one thing or another. I get bored very quickly unless I am focused on a task, whether that is writing a new book, or freelancing
Q: When did you first start writing?
A: First story I ever wrote was when I was in Grade 9 at Kedron High School. It was a 4 page fiction story I wrote instead of doing a book report.
Q: What motivated you to become an author?
A: It’s in my blood 🙂 My grandmother was a writer, and she wrote jingles for some commercials that aired on Aussie TV in the 60’s. My grandfather was also an actor, and did quite a number of TV commercials in the 50’s and 60’s
Q: What are you working on next?
A: I have a few film projects in the pipeline.
Q: Who are your favorite authors?
A: Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Lou Adler, Dale Carnegie.