Interview with Josseph Rynear

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I have not read any ebooks yet.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
"The Big Blue Medicine Moon"
What is your writing process?
That's a secret.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Winston Churchill's biography.
How do you approach cover design?
I approach an artist friend
What are your five favorite books, and why?
They keep changing
What do you read for pleasure?
Just about everything
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My wife's I-pad
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Describe your desk
It suits my needs.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up on a farm near a small country town. It made me want to read, which made me want to write.
When did you first start writing?
3rd Grade
What's the story behind your latest book?
Watching a talented friend turn his life around.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
It seemed to be the right thing to do.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
We will know the answer to that shortly ...
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The associative connections that one makes.
What do your fans mean to you?
They are everybody's sunshine.
What are you working on next?
Parts Two and Three of the Bear-Dream Series.
Who are your favorite authors?
Whoever wrote for Shakespeare
English Mystery Writers
Dick Francis
Pat Conroy
Ernest Hemingway
Leo Tolstoy
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The Sun
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading, thinking, walking.
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What comes next?
Published 2014-12-01.
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Books by This Author

A Christmas with Avery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story, Part One of the Bear Dream Series. It is a philosophical amusement/fantasy.' (11,692 words). A down on his luck, unemployed professor of Sociology has run out of people with whom to talk. But his luck changes when he encounters a big black bear in formal evening attire. After recovering from his fear and shock at such a phenomenon, he suddenly discovers he has met a new friend.