Interview with Nadine Christian

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting lost in the story. Just as a reader does, sometimes I find myself typing almost on automatic pilot as the characters tell me how they want the story to go...When something like that happens -- instant buzz.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. They are not only the ones who make writing worthwhile, but are essentially the reason I keep doing what I'm doing.
Who are your favorite authors?
I'm up and down like a whore's drawers with my reading tastes. Everything from Stephen King to Nora Roberts to Indie Authors such as Danielle Taylor or Tina Pollick.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My kids. I have five, and if I stayed in bed longer than it takes to open one eyelid, they'd know.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Working. At home, at the office, in the garden...never stops on Pitcairn.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Mostly by word of mouth. I think it's the best way to discover a new great author.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Ugh. Yes. And that's all we'll say about that!
Describe your desk
One word. Mess.
When did you first start writing?
Two years ago. Just after I turned forty I guess. I suppose I was looking for something new, a challenge. Writing sure was that -- it's not as easy as most people think.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Not getting accepted into a major publishing house? LOL. I don't know. Maybe it was the freedom of putting MY story out there, letting the public decide if it was a good story or not.
Published 2014-03-21.
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