Interview with Eddy Gladders

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I am currently studying Adult Nursing at Teesside University and often I am working towards my degree and other times I enjoy video games, I am an avid video gamer and now have my own YouTube channel with 100+ subscribers (YAY!)
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
In many ways, word of mouth and often I like giving random ones I find a chance and give them a read!
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes... In my second year of school, we had to write a story about going to the shops and back, mine was the only story which the shop was actually a portal to a fantasy realm where the character got to take part in a battle then return home. The teacher said it was interesting!
What is your writing process?
Erm...
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Hobbit, at the age of 6. I write high fantasy and lots of it, what kind of impact do you think it had?
How do you approach cover design?
Erm...
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
A Song of Ice and Fire: A Storm of Swords
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows
Dungeons & Dragons: Confessions of a Part-Time Sorceress (Don't judge me!)
What do you read for pleasure?
Fantasy! I read the Lord of the Rings every year as well as the Hobbit and I love reading the Harry Potter series and George R.R Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Erm...
Describe your desk
A mess! Two screen PC with gaming equipment and a microphone for my YouTube recording but also strewn with writing notes and also random crap!
Published 2016-06-15.
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