Interview with Karma Banks

What do you read for pleasure?
For pleasure I love to read self-help, spiritual, and books on metaphysics.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social media and word of mouth
Describe your desk
Everything is on it except for work. There's a hookah, incense, and my Kindle on it.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Newport News/Hampton, VA and I think it greatly influenced my writing.
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing at the age of ten. I wrote about it in my memoir Mind Traveling.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind my latest book is my journey through foster care as a child. I sought my foster care records because I knew no one would believe my story so I wrote from actual foster care records.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
LOL....I'm a freethinker and I like to take chances.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I'll give it a good 6 months and then I'll revise my answer
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy of writing is expression....the release...makes me breath better...it's like life.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean everything to me. They have supported me since day one before anyone ever laid eyes upon Mind Traveling.
Published 2015-12-16.
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Books by This Author

Mind Traveling
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse
Travel into the mind of a young girl in and out of foster care. Plagued by a family turning a blind eye to mental health, Janera's love for her siblings, grandparents, and dreams of a better life motivates her. Janera thrives on conversations with God and creativity all while fighting her battles.