Interview with George Kiley

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Recommendations from friends!
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it involved five kids camping and had lots of loose ends...
What is your writing process?
Walk. Think. First draft. Second draft. Third draft. Forth draft. Fifth draft. Proof. Proof. Proof. Repeat.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes, it was about a big crocodile that lived in the drain outside a little boys' house. Anything is possible.
How do you approach cover design?
Something engaging, that captures the point of the book
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Wow

Here's one. Breakfast at Tiffany's. In a world where we all want more and more things, Hollie's approach to living with no possessions (and not even giving her cat a name) speaks volumes
What do you read for pleasure?
Malcolm Gladwell

Chris Anderson

Truman Capote

Hunter Thompson
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Google Nexus (it's what I have write now)
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Sharing with friends and colleagues over coffee, workshops and industry talks
Describe your desk
Super tidy
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Kent. My family gave me the opportunity to pursue what I wanted.
When did you first start writing?
School age.
Published 2017-08-25.
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Books by This Author

Who's Afraid of the Big Idea?
Price: Free! Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(5.00)
Retail offers a fantastic window into the changing customer culture of our times, and the fundamental need to re-think business from the ground-up. Over the past year, I’ve spoken to many wonderful people on the fore front of changes in the retail landscape. I now want to share my findings and how I believe they can provide a platform to re-think the way we approach business far more broadly.