Interview with rob cissna

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I enjoy sharing the stories that are floating around in my head. I find writing to be a great outlet for emotional release.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are the reason I write. If just one persons life is touched in a positive way then all the thousands of hours of work are worth it. I write to touch people in a positive way.
What are you working on next?
I am currenty working on the final book of my Maltanstein series.
Who are your favorite authors?
This is a really tough question to answer. I really have a wide varitety of taste to chose one.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I am an adventurer. I consider each day to be an adventure. It is what motivates me even when that adventure is just going to the grocery store.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I work on Television and Radio so that pretty much takes up my time.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I go to a particular catagory and read the descriptions.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I was eight years old. I wanted to write part two of the Superman movie. A few years later it came out and I was surprised to see how close I was to the acutally storyline. I was only eight so the concepts were there but not the dialog.
What is your writing process?
I sit and write freestyle. I just type whatever is in my head at the time.
How do you approach cover design?
I honestly used a business card of my for my Maltanstein series.
What do you read for pleasure?
I typically read fantasy stories.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My Ipad
Describe your desk
an old antique desk from the late 1800's with a globe of the world and an old clock next to my fan.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in Decatur, IL. but grew up in Central Florida. I have travelled the world extensively so I have an understand of many different cultures.
Published 2013-11-02.
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Books by This Author

A Soldier's Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(1.50 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes when you are avoiding love it is laying there right in front of you. Dr. Yanis Welter wasn't looking for love but that fate night on a dark snowy road in the middle of the Colorado mountains he found it.
The Prince of Maltanstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 181,110. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The Prince of Maltanstein is Book one in a trilogy. It is a Gay Romance with a Supernatural twist. Dr. Robert Williford Psychic to the Stars meets his Prince at a local radio station. This book is about his adventure on the way to marry the man of his dreams. The adventures continue in the King of Maltanstein and Dr. Robert Williford Psychic to the Stars.