Interview with Wade Elgin

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes, The Little Boy Who Cried Wolf. It was a great story. My mother read it to me and I was amazed. The impact it had on me was great. It made me start to think twice before lying.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
1. The Big Yellow Book: It was the first book I wrote with my children.
2. Romeo and Juliet : It showed me that love exist no matter the situation.
3.The Cat in The Hat: I liked the way it rhymed. As an adult I still love it.
4.Of Mice and Men: The way George and Lenny bonded despite all the adversity they encountered.
5.Othello: It was amazing to see how people you trust can betray you.
What do you read for pleasure?
Mystery Novels
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social Networking
Describe your desk
A mess !
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Georgetown, Guyana. My grandfather told a lot of stories. They were very colorful to me which helped my imagination go wild.
When did you first start writing?
I started making up my own stories when I was 7 and started writing when I was 10.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The Music Box is a story about a boy's adventure in a music store. The various sounds of different instruments captured his imagination.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The joy of story telling !
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords has given me a great opportunity to express myself through my words.
Published 2013-11-08.
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Books by This Author

Inside Myself Vol.2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
The way Wade Elgin see's the world in different angles. Using words to express different feelings. The relationship between Love, God, and State of Being. In this book Wade fully expresses his love for God and His fellow man. This is his first time writing poetry and with this you get to see inside himself.
Seven Days Before Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays
This book is about Max preparing for Christmas. Each day Max completes a task leading up to the big day. Max's tradition exceeds his expectations for the holidays.
The Music Box
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Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Music
The Music Box is a story about a boy's adventure in a music store. The various sounds of different instruments captured his imagination.
Inside Myself
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You set the price! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
The way Wade Elgin see's the world in different angles. Using words to express different feelings. The relationship between Love, God, and State of Being.
Martin's Imagination
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You set the price! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Imagination plays a very important role in reading. It helped Martin picture what he was reading. This makes reading fun. Martin is always looking for a new book to read.