Interview with Golden Ivy Publishing

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Tablet
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Releasing excerpts of my work on different websites and advertising on social network.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up on a warm tropical island. Ever since i was a child i had a very over active imagination, just something i was born with and now i decide to express it by writing.
When did you first start writing?
My first experience: One night when the lights went out in my house, i was bored and staring in awe, then i lit a candle, grabbed a little blank book, and a pen and started to create a Tristan and Isolde inspired love story.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Two words: Sex and female domination.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting positive feedback from from my readers.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything that keeps my works alive.
What are you working on next?
A fifty shades inspired novel.
Who are your favorite authors?
E.L. James, Sylvia Day, Stephanie Meyer, J.K Rowling, Nicolas Sparks.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
When i´m ALONE that´s all need.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading, exercising, TV shows, sleeping etc...
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Mostly by using goodreads.com
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it had a romantic plot.
What is your writing process?
Simply jotting down whatever comes to mind.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes.
How do you approach cover design?
Rather spontaneously but always in accordance with the story line.
Describe your desk
Packed with books.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The strong curiosity to write what i feel and share it.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It has opened a new and efficient way of distributing my e books and reaching more readers more easily.
What do you read for pleasure?
Erotic romance books.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Twilight, The Notebook, Like Water for Chocolate, Fifty Shades of Grey and Crossfire. These all impacted me and my writing a great deal.
Published 2015-04-16.
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