Interview with Gerty So

When did you first start writing?
I started writing in June of 2012......
What's the story behind your latest book?
Well, happy to tell the story, I have been hearing from several friends to finally get it published......So I thought, what the heck, I might as well write another book!!!!
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Well, way back in highschool, I couldnt write, what I wanted to.....I knew that someday, I would write, what I wanted!!! So, Now, here I am....
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
They have saved me a lot of money in the long run..... Publishing paper books gets too costly!!!! I can publish with Smashwords, anytime I want!!! Its free to Publish here on Smashwords.com!!!
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting my story out there.... If, I can help anyone, I will write about it!!!!
What do your fans mean to you?
They mean a lot to me!!! Without fans, they couldn't read my books!!!
What are you working on next?
Preaching on Facebook!!!
Who are your favorite authors?
Well, I have many of them... Let me list a few..... Lori Foster, Olivia Drake, Sara Mackenzie....There's too many to list!!!!!
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The Lord Jesus Christ!!!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spent most of my time preaching on facebook!!!! I also love to have ice cream and listen to some great music on the weekend!!!! I also love to read other books by other authors!!!
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I just search a certain topic!!!! I love to discover new books!!!!
What do you read for pleasure?
I read a lot of romance novels!!!!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a very small town in Iowa, with about 500 people in it!!! My mom and dad actually influenced me to write my stories, that they had heard many times over!!!
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My Windows XP Computer!!!
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Lori Foster, Sara Mackenzie, Olivia Drake, Danette Chartier, Donna Grant!!! I love these books because they all have Romance in them!!!!!
Published 2013-12-13.
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Books by This Author

Raven
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Its a story about a woman who has to go through life's tough challenges. Broken home and no where to go, she is forced to make other choices. She must trust in herself enough to make good choices. Does she have enough faith to make it in this world?
I Went To Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
I first want to start off and say that I wasn’t the best of kids growing up. I was selfish and I wanted everything. I would hang out with the wrong crowd. I also knew people who would curse. I also knew a few people who would worship the devil.
My Visions
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A Vision on May 27th: It all started like this: I was on this yellow road with a friend of mine. Then all of the sudden: I was at this cottage. This nice old lady comes out just then and she smiles. Then the vision changes yet again and I see that; I and this friend had bought this cottage. Then the Vision changes yet again and my mom and dad show up.
My Dog
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
When I was younger, I was afraid of dogs for a while. I would actually run from even the smallest of dogs. Then one morning, as I recall my mom and dad surprized me with this brand new little puppy named Susie. She was the cutest little thing I had ever seen.
My Sadness
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Hey, Sandy, How long has it been since we went to the doctor now?” Well, Mike, it has only been a month. I guess we should go make another appointment to see if I’m pregnant yet. I go over to the phone and make the call. The doctor answers the phone and he says to come in the next week at 3pm.
Angels Everywhere
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
They were flying around the accident. They were helping the person whoever it was. I will never know who it was. I love the fact that angels are there when we need them. No matter what situation a person is in, they are there to help.
Jesus Is Lord
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Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
I feel so much love for Jesus. I am so glad, that I was told to tell the world about what I have heard. I pray to the lord about all things. It doesn’t matter what, I have to say, he always listens to me and I hear him.
I Saw A Demon
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Price: Free! Words: 660. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / General
The day before, I had been baptized. The minister had told us a story, about a person in the bible that had seen a demon and how to get it to flee. He said to say, “Get out in the name of Jesus Christ.”
Snallygaster
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
“Ok, Jimmy, we have to hide.” “I’m trying to hide, Sally, but, I can’t find anywhere to hide with my body being so big.” “Well, Jimmy, we have to run now, I see them.” “I don’t feel like running quite yet, Sally. I don’t think they have seen us yet.” “Hey, Sally, I see a corn field, we have to head that way.”
Panther
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
I want to go to sleep here pretty soon, I am so tired.” So, we go into our mobile van and shut and lock the door quick. We lay down in the backseat. We start kissing, when all of the sudden we hear a noise from outside.
I Went To Heaven
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
I saw heaven here a week ago, now. It was very bright. It felt nice and comfortable. I felt nice and warm, like I was wrapped in a warm blanket. They told me it wasn’t my time to go. They said we will see you later, when it is your time. Then all of the sudden, I felt weightless. That is an amazing feeling.
Angels Among Us
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Angels are among us every day. They help us to get through some tough times. They appear to me so often now I just say hi to them. They are always wearing white with shiny halos. They wear sandals.
A Kiss For My Beloved
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
It all started on a moon lit night. I was looking for someone to make love to. I was getting hot and bothered. I was hoping for someone to fulfill that demand.It was Valentines Night. I was sweating,it was getting so bad.
First Kiss
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
“I will tell you more about Marty. This Marty guy, was sure pushy and I didn’t like it one bit. I don’t want to ever be alone with him again. I had this bad feeling about it. I can’t shake the feeling that something was off about him. He forced me to kiss him.”
Dangerous
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Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
I don’t have much time. Please tell my husband, Dave this is for the best. I have decided I had to leave suddenly daughter. Who knew winning the lottery would be this dangerous? I won like 700 million dollars and now everyone wants some of it.
Drive Thru
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / People & Places
I was driving my car one day, when I see a small town in the distance. I drive for about 10 miles. I finally get into this small town. I look everywhere. I can’t seem to see anyone around. Oh well, I figure, I’m hungry since it’s supper time now. I roll down my window since it’s a hot summer night.
Gerty So's Recipes
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
These recipes are easy to make and don’t have as much salt as at the restaurant’s. My favorite recipe is, made at home tortillas. You start out the day before. You buy some tortilla soft shells and pork meat.
Meeting A Guy Named Chuck
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Sci-Fi Erotica
Somewhere down south: I was walking one day, when I saw a handsome man sitting on a motorcycle. A few blocks away, he got off of his bike and walked over to me. He is now standing in front of me.
My Christmas Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
I would love to go down in the basement to get the Christmas tree. I would always love to help my mom and dad put up the Christmas tree. We would always put the Christmas tree up after thanksgiving. I loved to put the string of popcorn on the Christmas tree.
My Cat Ozzy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
A long time ago, sometime in the 90’s, my sister and I got a cat named Ozzy. My sister also got another kitty named Morey. He was an orange kitty. That kitty was the mean kitty. Anyway back to Ozzy. He was a few weeks old when we got him. He is a black cat. He was a small fur ball.
A Murder Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adult Content..I was walking one day in central park, when all of the sudden, I tripped over something. I got up and took a good look at what I had tripped over. I had tripped over a dead body. I think she was dead. It didn’t look like she was breathing.
I Saw An Angel
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Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
It's a story about me seeing angels. The experiences I had before and after I saw them. I was sick at the time that I saw the angel. It was a great spirital experience. My life was changed by seeing the angel. I felt at peace when I saw the angel. I felt at peace when I saw the angel. Angels make a person feel peace and feel loved. I felt that, I had to write this book and tell people about it.
The Alien That Came
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Adult Content.....The alien he was about 1000 years old, but you couldn't tell it from the way he looked.He looked to be about in his 30’s. He had long brown hair and striking brown eyes. He is traveling to earth to find a mate.
Breast Cancer Awareness
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
People with cancer need a lot of support. They need a lot of family to help them out. Volunteer to take them grocery shopping or to just get them out of the house for a while.It helps them when they can get some fresh air.
Halloween Memories
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Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
This is my personal memory of some Halloweens, me and my sister would go trick or treating. I thought since it is only a few weeks until Halloween, this would work perfectly.
A Halloween Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Eve and Tiffany were walking one day, when out of the bushes, jumps Barbie. Barbie says, “Scared you didn’t I?” Tiffany says, “Of course you scared us.” What do you think you are doing anyway?” Barbie says, “Well Tiffany, I was just heading from an old abandoned warehouse, with a huge mirror in it.”
The Good Old Day's
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
I sometimes like to watch Halloween movies that are on vhs tapes. Yeah that’s right I did say vhs tapes. I remember when I was a kid. You could go outside and play, without worrying about people taking you. You would actually walk over to your friend’s house and watch TV and play outside. You would play outside all day practically
How To Cope With Loss
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Back in 2001; I was invited to a Christmas party for my first holiday, being away from my mom and dad. I felt out of place. I enjoyed this Christmas party. It was a lot of fun. It was the first time I have been away from my parents. I actually enjoyed his parents. I got along good with them. It felt wonderful to belong to a family.
A Guide To Get Thru Abuse
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
I first want to say this is dedicated to people that have been abused. I wanted to write a little about my experience. I was abused when I was younger. I was mentally abused. I was abused by a boyfriend at that time. I broke up with him of course. It took some courage. Somehow I got through it.He would say a lot of hurtful things. For instance he would say that nobody would like me.
Santa's Gift
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
A young girl asks Santa for a miracle.She waits in line to see Santa; it would seem like several hours. She finally gets to sit on Santa’s lap. Hi Santa. Hi little girl, what do you want for Christmas? Well let me think Santa. She thinks about this for awhile.
How To Cope With A Disability
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
I was told about my disability when I could understand a little bit more about it. My mom told me that I was strangled pretty much in the womb.
A Pirates Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Julie heads for the waterfall and Ian follows close behind her. Last one at the waterfall gets to hunt tonight Julie. They both start running really fast and Ian beats her to the waterfall. See I told you Julie I will be glad to hunt for food for us tonight. I will be right back and you will stay here seeing as they are still chasing us.
The Vampire Serial Killer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
They grab her and put her in the interrogation room and shut the door. The detective starts asking her questions. James Is waiting out in the waiting room just hoping to get out of there. James is also 18.The detective says where were you on Friday night about 10pm?
Melody's Passion
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Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
“She sees a figure in the moonlight, wonders who it could be?!! Who could be staring at her and not be saying a word?!! She notices, it’s Eric, from the party. She says to him, “I remember seeing you at the party. You are Eric.”!! He says too her, “What is up with you?” Melody says, “Why should I talk to you, Eric. I hate your guts; you were an asshole at the party too me.”
Phantom of Iowa
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Will he find violet in time? He loves her will she love him back? Her mom and dad might have other plans.