The Hero’s Journey of Christian Dorsan

What is the best thing I love about my job?

I like to invent, create, give life to my imagination, go deep to find what could be common to the greatest number

What is my idea of ​​happiness?


What is my biggest fear?

The addiction

What trait do I most deplore in myself?


Which living people in my profession do I most admire?

All those who reach their end despite adversity

What is my biggest extravaganza?

Alas, I am very conventional

When would I lie?

There is no certain, categorical truth, reality exists only because there are several truths. I often lie because I see life in my own way.

What is the thing that I hate the most in my job?

The expectation, the doubt, the fear sometimes of not being up to it, of disappointing.

When and where have I been happiest in my job?

On a terrace, a summer with a pen in hand.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

My physique!

What is my greatest professional achievement?

Be independent

Where would I most like to live?

With the person I love

What is my most prized possession?

A coin that celebrates brotherhood

What is my most marked characteristic?

kindness maybe… but that’s for others to say, not me.

What is my most inspiring place in my city?

An old cemetery with recumbent crosses and mossy headstones, washed out by autumn rains and summer sun. I always wonder who these people were who slept for so long and have since been forgotten. What were their lives, were they happy?

Where is my favorite place to eat and drink in my city?

I have a “canteen” where I have my habits… but I keep it for myself

Which books have influenced my life and how?

The list would be too long, I felt so much pleasure and literary discoveries, still today, I am happy and grateful for these encounters. But I must say that beyond the pleasure of reading, none has really changed my life but each has given me keys to understanding this world.

You only die once. What music will I listen to on my last day?

Difficult, I hesitate between Wild in the Wind sung by David Bowie or Gabriel Fauré’s requiem for whom I have enormous tenderness.

Who is my hero or my heroine in fiction?

Without a doubt: Harry Potter!

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My husband who supports me!

What movie would I recommend seeing once in a lifetime?

Haneke’s White Ribbon

What role do stories play in my life and work?

I invent stories all the time, not because I don’t like my life, but I want to live several lives

What do the words “You are the storyteller of your own life” mean to me?

Whatever we say, we have a part in our destiny, that nothing is really decided in advance, we are actors of our own existence.

Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2022?

I have a lot of friendship for my editor, so, yes, in 2022, I would like to continue working with him. We have projects, discussions and we love the pleasures of the table. It’s a nice friendly match.

We worked on two novels:

That of us two:

The One of Us Who Leaves First: – Celui de nous deux qui part le premier – Dorsan, Christian – Livres
Boutique Hotel

Boutique hôtel eBook : Dorsan, Christian: Boutique Kindle

What project in 2022 am I looking forward to working on?

Two projects are underway for the coming year: the publication of a thriller in early 2023 by Vibration’s publishers and the writing of a novel that will deal with injustice, anger and the passage of time. A writing that will take more than a year and which is already a source of pleasure for me.

Where can you see me or my work in 2022?

I will be signing in salons this summer, one near Rennes on 2/07 and one in Nantes on 9/07. Other dates are still to be determined

Which creative professionals should Peter invite to tell their story?

Jean-Marc Collet: Jean-Marc Collet | Facebook

Emmanuelle Lescaudron : Emmanuelle Lescaudron | Facebook

How can you contact me?

I can be contacted via:

Facebook: Christian Dorsan | Facebook

Instagram: Christian Dorsan (@christiandorsan) • Instagram photos and videos

My blog: Christian DORSAN’s blog – (

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