Interview with Darren Hodgson

What are you working on next?
My next short book entitled 'So You Want To Be Happy'
Who are your favorite authors?
Anthony Robbins, J.K.Rowling, R.A.Salvatore, Richard Wiseman, Terry Prachet, Dan Brown
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My Family
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
With my family, eating out, cinema, reading, when I get the opportunity to treat myself I love adrenaline sports like jumping out of a plane, with a parachute of course!
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Amazon searches, the back of my magazine subscriptions, recommendations from friends
What is your writing process?
Pick a topic, plan out a framework in the form of draft chapter titles, write down at least ten points per chapter, add them to the framework to make sure they fit. Grab my headset and use Dragon Naturally Speaking to write
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
C.S.Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, it ignited my passion for fantasy fiction. From there I went onto reading game book series Fighting Fantasy and Lone Wolf, after that I was hooked.
How do you approach cover design?
Good quality cover designer software, drag 'n' drop
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Unlimited Power, Awaken the Giant Within, The Luck Factor probably the three best personal development books ever written, The harry Potter series, I know this is seven books but I love them all. Finally Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice, the language of this book is so different and it's a fantastic story.
What do you read for pleasure?
Fantasy fiction all the way
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Published 2013-12-16.
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Books by This Author

Discover The Three Pillars Of Positive Thinking
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
There’s a lot more to positive thinking than just thinking positively. You can go out into to your garden, close your eyes and think “there are no weeds, there are no weeds, there are no weeds” but when you open your eyes they will still be there. Positive thinking must be accompanied by action and The Three Pillars Of Positive Thinking shows you how.
Embracing Feardom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone To Discover The Secret Of Happiness And Confidence Embracing Feardom takes you through the use of some simple tools along with a plan on how to use them that shows you how to step outside your comfort zone in order to increase your self-confidence and bring much more happiness into your life.