Interview with Ant Ryan

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Being read
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything - they are fundamental
What are you working on next?
Short stories - scifi fantasy series around 6000 words each
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Alarm clock ;)
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Learning about this wonderful world and drinking coffee - sometimes exercise
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Recommendations
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes - a fun erotic short story
What is your writing process?
Just let it flow then edit the hell out of it later
How do you approach cover design?
It's an art - but I didn't say I was a good artist ;)
What do you read for pleasure?
Factual books and biographies
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Free give-aways on social media
Describe your desk
Small wooden set-up in my man cave
When did you first start writing?
2011 factual stuff. 2014 fiction
What's the story behind your latest book?
Scissors, rock, paper without spoiling it
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Not being signed to a traditional publisher without all the BS that it entails
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Only just signed in for first time now, so will let you know, but hopefully it will make me millions of pounds naturally ;)
Who are your favorite authors?
George RR Martin is the cool thing to say here
Published 2015-07-24.
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Books by This Author

Celestial Spheres: Part Two: Can I Fly
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story. A boy with fantastic ability is desperate to showcase himself, but will pride come before a fall? His simple trial to display an adolescent's grasp of the all powerful Potency should be straightforward. It isn't always.