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What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My beautiful wife and daughter.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Either working, with my family, playing sports, I'm an advid gamer, I enjoy making videos on my youtube, I'm probably writing a song, or making jokes of things and making the most of my life.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yeah, I was actually in 8th grade. It was a comic. It was pretty gritty for a childrens comics. Hahaha
What is your writing process?
I just go with the flow. I try not to stress myself. It's hard to be creative while you're stressed. I just try to use life situations or experiences in my life to create something remarkable.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Propbably Captain Underpants. Omg I loved this guy. He made me imagine to new height. That book probably really made me believe I could actually be an author one day.
How do you approach cover design?
I like things that are diffrent but very relevant. Wierd? I know. Lol I need the cover to grab your attention before the title does.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Any andriod smartphone!
Describe your desk
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I'm from the south side of Chicago. So things we're pretty rough growing up. I used my imagination alot to dream of where I could be.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
It's free and I can do it anywhere whenever.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Me being able to release my imagination into yours.
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