Interview with Lynn Achieng

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It is like a way of unwinding for me and giving back on all I have read
What do your fans mean to you?
Fans are the reason I am doing what I do, for them I do the research and take hours to read and write
What are you working on next?
My next book will be on good study habits am implementing to help me in my studies and have been a success to me and many others.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
just the fact that I get to put a smile on a person that day makes me get out of bed; I always want to do better
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
with friends mostly or even building things and interior design I love redecorating my house to my moods
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
mostly I just google my favorite authors and get recommendation from friends
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
yah I was in primary school and had just finished Harry Potter I felt pretty invincible;
What is your writing process?
mostly I write in the morning or when am travelling motion always gets me excited and thinking
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
yah it was Nancy Drew and I really wanted to be a detective after; was pretty awesome
How do you approach cover design?
am still new at it so I just invent stuff and use a lot of white with color splashes to make it stand out
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Harry Potter because it is awesome
Goosebumps ever since I was young scared me
Lord of the Rings because who does not love it?
Neighbors from Hell by RL Mathewson because it is hilarious
Louisiana Longshot by Deleon Jana is a really good book
What do you read for pleasure?
mostly romantic comedies and mysteries
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Amazon Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
mostly word of mouth but am learning hopefully soon I will find and afford other means; advice is always welcome
Describe your desk
do not have one; I write outside or in cafes mostly
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Kenya in a small town in Kisumu that am sure a lot of people have not heard of called Wathorego. It was a pretty small town but full of drama that I draw from daily
When did you first start writing?
Ever since I was a kid i loved writing
What's the story behind your latest book?
a crush on a neighbor that is pretty stubborn but keeps me on my toes daily; I kind of love him
What motivated you to become an indie author?
the freedom and I just want people to read and enjoy my book
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
in a great way it has given me the platform to market my self and the opportunity to be published; Smashword rocks
Who are your favorite authors?
RL Mathewson
J.K. Rowling
Sarah Mayberry
Kate Perry
Published 2016-10-21.
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Cursed 2
Series: CURSED. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Bloom 2
Series: Bloom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Bucket List
Price: Free! Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She had made a deal with the devil. or as many called the night drifter. He would exert revenge for her friends death but there was only one catch -she only had 24 hours before he came for her. She decides to live her last day like it was her last, with her idol... Nick Kenya was tired and sick of the grind of doing a job he once loved for the wrong reasons so he follows a stranger....
Series: CURSED. Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
100 Years Ago Catherine and Hunter were in love They were forbidden to marry each other They defied rules and eloped... They were dragged back to the village Catherine was burnt alive Overcome with grief Hunter visited a witch and asked to be put to sleep so he could wake up when she was 25 years With the sleep the witch places a curse on them... Will they manage to recapture their love?
Spiral of Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She had to move away from the city after spending a year at the Mental Hospital You throw a girl out of the window and you are labelled crazy It was not like the window was that high up.. He moved away from the city to ran away from memories He wants a drama free life Will he see past her impulsiveness? Will she stay in one place long enough to give him a chance?
Daddy Crush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Trudging Through 24
Price: Free! Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Adventure » General
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