Interview with AJ Mayes

Published 2020-04-02.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Sara is a retired A-list actress, and on a trip to Hawaii, seduces her son. Later, Sara and her son meet a dad having sex with his daughter, and the four of them take the decadence to a whole new level. The sex includes BDSM, anal, girl/girl, and much more.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I had things I needed to get out of my head and wanted a platform to provide sensual entertainment for others.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
By providing a site where people form all the world can read my erotic stories.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I enjoy painting pictures of graphic sex. Doing so makes my personal sex life even better.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. The fact someone is willing to buy my stories, thrills me.
What are you working on next?
A long mother son incest story where they meet a bisexual man.
Who are your favorite authors?
Clive Cussler, Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Lily Weidner
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The knowledge I’m going to write
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Walking my Huskies, gardening, and spending time with my husband.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I’m to busy writing to read much, but I search the net for erotic stories
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. It was a non-incest story about BDSM.
What is your writing process?
I really don’t have one. I just get an idea and start writing. The story unfolds itself as I go.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Gosh. No, I really don’t.
How do you approach cover design?
I have them done for me
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Titanic, The Green Mile, Sahara, Odd Thomas, and Clear and Present Danger. I like them for the riveting story development.
What do you read for pleasure?
I write for pleasure.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
iPad
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Truthfully, I don’t have one. I just publish through Lot’s Cave and they republish on other sites for me.
Describe your desk
It’s a classic desk
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the south. Not sure how it influenced me.
When did you first start writing?
A year ago.
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