Interview with Kassie Leigh Perkins

What do your fans mean to you?
Without my fans there is no Kassie Leigh Perkins. My fans are very important to me. I write for my fans.
What are you working on next?
My next novel is an urban street read about a lady by the name of Virginia Ganesh. This will be a very interesting read if you're into urban street reads.
Who are your favorite authors?
Eric Jarome Dickey, Zane, Diana Silva, Jasenda Wildner, Terry McMillian, John Beck and E L James
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My boys
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I love to travel
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I look on the top 100 book list. Sometimes I go further into the count. I like to read other new authors work.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes I do. It was Grit and Deception. it was full of errors that I had to work out over a course of 6 months.
What is your writing process?
I like for it to be peaceful. I have to find my quiet place so I can allow my imagination run wild.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes. It was a grade school book Where's Ms. Nelson.
How do you approach cover design?
I look for one that fits the story
What are your five favorite books, and why?
How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Fifty Shades Of Grey, Grit and Deception, The Falling, and A wanted Man. I like erotica books and books about lust and love. All of these books have that.
What do you read for pleasure?
My own books
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Word of mouth
Describe your desk
messy
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the country. So my imagination runs wild at times. Because growing up in the country sometimes can get boring, so you have to make up ways to have fun.
When did you first start writing?
two years ago
What's the story behind your latest book?
It's about a lawyer who recently divorced finds herself wedged between two men. She has to figure out who's best for her and who not. It's called Foolish At Forty. Pick up a copy.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Jasenda Wildners story
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
it hasn't just yet. I'm giving them a try in hopes in finding success
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I have a passion for writing. I love the fact that I can allow my imagination to run wild.
What's the best book you've writing in your opinion?
Foolish At Forty
Do you love to right?
Yes
Write sober or with wine?
Both
How many books have you written?
5
How many books have you read in the past 6 months?
1
Do you blog about your books?
Yes. Kassieleighperkins@wordpress.com
Get tired of writing?
NO
Favorite books to write?
Urban
Most pages you've written?
435
Do you like being interviewed?
Absolutely
Published 2015-07-22.
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Books by This Author

Shut Yo Ass Up
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Take a ride on the wild side with these hilarious urban relationship funnies. The topics talk about issues in the relationship that damn near every woman has encountered at one time or another or they know someone who has been through it. Packed with laughter, you’ll find these stories being delivered in a way of rhymes. Go ahead, get ya’ damn laugh on. Mature audience only, 18+.
Foolish At Forty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Isis Montgomery is a newly divorced criminal lawyer and she's partying harder than a collage student on spring break. She begins dating, and becomes serious with a high profile lawyer name Richard Denton. Richard wants to build a future with her, but she's side tracked by a younger guy name Jaborry, who Isis will attempt to avoid continues to come on strong.
Fantasy Harbor The Warning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Maggie Finch was born and raised in Tupelo Mississippi. Her mother Maureen and her grandmother Perl raised her with respect. At only nine years old, with a tough girl attitude and thick southern accent, she knew how to stand her own. Her stepfather would be the first one to feel her wrath, when he touches her in ways a father shouldn’t.