Interview with Aquila' Mahdi

What is your writing process?
I usually pour myself a glass of wine, put on my headphones then write whatever comes to mind.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I remember reading Edgar Allen Poe and marveled and the complexities of his stories.
How do you approach cover design?
I try to think of something that will catch people's eye and spark conversation.
What do you read for pleasure?
Blogs!
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I prefer books.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Still trying to figure that out.
Describe your desk
I don't work from a desk.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing in the fifth grade.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I like to be in control of my own voice.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on the sequel, "It All Falls Down."
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
On the internet researching.
Published 2014-04-21.
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Books by This Author

The Taste of Sin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » General
The Taste of Sin follows Zara, a trophy wife in an unhappy marriage who unexpectedly stumbles into an affair with a man she meets at her local church. Full of twists, turns and surprises, and far from your average romance novel, this piece will be sure to keep readers turning the page until the very end.