Interview with Prabha Rao

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The joy of living !!
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy of writing for me is creating the characters I write about and forgetting myself in their story. I hope the reader enjoys my ebooks as much as I love to write the books.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean a lot to me. I owe my success to them.
What is your writing process?
Inspiration seems to strike me the most while running on the treadmill!! I also get ideas once I start writing !!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I read and play the piano when I am not writing. I also travel a lot.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I wanted to try writing a book in a different genre than the genre of my first book, I Was Never Born.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, I actually do remember the first story I ever wrote. It was about two friends . One of them saves the other .
What do you read for pleasure?
I love reading books by my favorite authors. I love reading a good mystery novel and self help books.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I follow my favorite authors and try to encourage new authors by trying to read an ebook written by them.
When did you first start writing?
I first stared writing in high school. I had an English teacher who encouraged me a lot.
Describe your desk
Very organized with plenty of books!
How do you approach cover design?
I try to find a cover that most suits the story and theme of my book.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
This is the first time I have worked with Smashwords. I have learnt a lot from the ebook titled The Smashwords Style Guide by Mark Coker. It is very informative and educative, I learnt about the steps necessary to get my ebook ready for publication and I also learnt about book distribution and marketing.
Published 2016-04-16.
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Books by This Author

The Deadly Turn Of The Doorknob
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There is a looming threat to you, just behind the door. Do not answer the door. Roxie, Mrs.M and Pastor Jim died soon after opening the door. Think twice before opening that door. Answering the door could bring you face to face with death!