Interview with A. White

What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind this book is it's a spin off of a series. I felt I needed to go into further depths in explaining the long life of one of the main character due to the character is very colorful
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The ability to create worlds and characters and breathe life into them.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are who I write for. A story is not a story unless it is retold.
What are you working on next?
A spin-off novel of another prominent character of the series.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, I wrote it for my parents at age six. It was a book made of red construction paper with my drawings and words inside and stapled it together.
How do you approach cover design?
From the precedence of the story, I design them to tell the story. I usually choose a high point in the story and illustrate it on the cover.
What do you read for pleasure?
Mostly classic literature
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Talking directly to potential book buyers in person.
Describe your desk
It's an old fashion oak writer's desk I got for a bargain. It's neat most of the time except when I'm intensively writing. It can get a little messy.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing for fun at age six. My family was my audience.
Who are your favorite authors?
Edgar Allen Poe, Mary Shelley, Walt Whitman, Plato,
What is your writing process?
Write down ideas and research them
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Charlotte's Web. At age three I found it a rather sad story.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a surb. It was normal and everyday much like most of America as I have learned from years of traveling. I find my travels and life influenced my writing much more than where I grew up.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I knew I had many stories inside and wanted to share them with the world.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
By introducing the literary works to the world.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life, it is a gift not a privileged.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Mostly reading the work of others.
Where did the idea of Unholy Pursuit come from?
I entertained the idea once while shopping for something to read and so I asked myself if could entertain myself what would I read? After months of researching I found an interesting subject to write about.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Mostly through friends references.
What is your favorite genre?
I have to say paranormal and supernatural combined with romance. I like sci-fi also.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I really doesn't have any five favorite books. I look for exceptional messages in all that I read. I find if you limited yourself to favorites you miss out on a lot by not broadening your horizon.
What's your favorite opera?
Phantom of the Opera.
What fans means to you?
Everything. I'm always thrilled to hear from someone who has read my work. I'm always wiling to answer questions and talk about what I am working on without giving away too much.
Published 2016-09-17.
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Books by This Author

The Immortal Lover
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 169,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This incredibly handsome man with versicolored hair is like none other. His capability to enhance a woman; mortal or immortal is what has made him a legend before the creation of our world. He takes love but rarely, sincerely gives it. His hands and lips are sweltering hot but his heart is cold. His heart is unable to be captured for it belongs to another. One he has sought since he lost her.