Interview with C.D. Hawkins

What are you working on next?
Hannah's Journal and Little Black Book of Poems
Who are your favorite authors?
Several. For instance, Suzanne Collins, Suzanne Woods Fisher, and R.L. Stine.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Surfing YouTube, researching information, being with family and friends, reading, and playing games on my tablet.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Word of mouth or hunting for them.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My Lord Jesus and my husband
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Not the title, only characters. I didn't have a storyline. The first finish book written was Little Black Book of Poems.
What is your writing process?
As I can
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Goosebumps series and I believe it was the first book of the first generation. I learned to read well with that particular series of books. I am grateful for R.L. Stine.
How do you approach cover design?
As creatively as possible. I want the cover to reflect the emotion and imagine of my work.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
PDF
When did you first start writing?
12 years old
What's the story behind your latest book?
In honor of my late father, I wanted to write about a Southern Christian girl that kept track of her life around her before during, and after the Civil War (my father loved history).
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It allows me to express with words in a way I cannot verbally.
Published 2015-10-11.
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