Interview with alexis spencer

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
i grew up in India although it is a very traditional and culturally rich it didn't effected my writing in an of the negative ways it only enhanced it
When did you first start writing?
i began writing when i was 13 years old that was probably when i was in class 7th or 8th
What's the story behind your latest book?
i like to write stories that are light hearted not much drama this one is entitled as "i hate you " it is based on the lives of three people samantha (advertising excutive), jason (fashion photographer) and his borther liam (who is handles dad's busniness
What motivated you to become an indie author?
well i love to read i think if you want to be a writer then you have to read a lot of books my first influence was Shakespeare, Charles Dickens i used to read a lot of Agatha Christie novels. these people actually motivated me
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
i'm a newcomer to your website which i heard about it from the newspaper so lets how far this will take me
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
the greatest joy is that through writing i'm letting my emotions out, i'm able to express them
Who are your favorite authors?
my favorite authors are Agatha Christie,Charles Dickens, L.J Smith , JK Rowling and EL james
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
every day will have some thing new and exciting
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
i'm a music freak i love to listen to britney spears, justin timberlake, bon jovi,michael jackson amd many more and i also love watching movies.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
actually i do it was "when bad meets the dangerous" it was actually a fan fiction
What is your writing process?
there is no process i pick up my pen and start doing what i'm best at
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
the first book that i ever read was "snow white and the seven dwarfs" amazing fairy tale it had this jingle thing when ever the evil queen was talking to the mirror she would go something like "mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all " that really struck me me maybe that was the reason i also began to pen poems
What are your five favorite books, and why?
my 5 favorite books are :
1) a Christmas charol by Charles Dicken
2) fifty shades the trilogy by EL James
3) Easy to kill by Agatha Christie
4) Demon (forgot the author)
5) cuckoos calling by JK Rowling
What do you read for pleasure?
i basically read fiction they are like modern day fantasies
Published 2013-11-17.
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