Interview with jtw

What is your e-reading device of choice?
ipad
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
preorder's and sampling
Describe your desk
its messy but cool at the sametime its normal for kids my age
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
i grew up in Colorado springs Colorado this influenced my writing from learning writing and how to create a novel and still and continue to learn every time
When did you first start writing?
i think it was in the fifth grade. when i got the idea of writing my own short stories from ideas used by others but credited towards them but turned them into my own and make it more uniquee
What's the story behind your latest book?
the story behind is that myself is involved in this fantasy setting in the modern time period and that my wife in this book is just found out to be a parent but i am the president of the home dimension you got a war going on between a sinister force that seeks to destroy and conquer.but you also get the political and personal conflicts going on as the end result is dependent on the decision that i make in the book at least
What motivated you to become an indie author?
what motivated me was when i discovered smashwords.com and i saw how it distributes to more than one retailer. i never really liked paying for my service when it should not have to be like that. it is also noteworthy that if your a writer as well is not to fall into the money scam that i almost went through. back to the point i also like sharing my stories
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
this site contributed by allowing me to have my book on preorder status so that i am able to have breathing room and a set date it also helps me with correcting errors when i submit and that seventeen people have downloaded it =)
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
the greatest joy of writing is to see how the story goes and how the character progresses. just the basic experience is what i think is joyful because its productive
What do your fans mean to you?
they mean a lot even though i only have one i will always be appreciative of that number one fan
What are you working on next?
day 13 novels which is a totally separate genre but that's about it
Who are your favorite authors?
all of you authors on smashwords :D
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
what inspires me is the thought of being able to have a new perspective and possibly having the correct timing and motivation on the writing process
Published 2013-09-13.
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