Mobilian Watt Key’s first published book was Alabama Moon and it hit big. Schools picked it up for summer reading. Movie rights were reserved and then purchased. Since then Watt has published a bunch more books and he could keep going but there have been some headwinds in the publishing industry impacting Watt’s ability to tell stories the way he wants to tell them. So, Watt’s going to pivot. In this extended interview we learn what’s worked, where the challenges are, and hear Watt’s plans for the next chapter in his career.