Interview with Adriaan G Beeslaar

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes. It was Symbols by Dan Brown. It showed me how powerful influence a book has on the imagination.
How do you approach cover design?
I like to design the cover in a way that would get readers intrested to find out what my book is about.
What do you read for pleasure?
Fiction Novels.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Laptop, Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social media marketing.
Describe your desk
Full !! But organized.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
In Westonaria, a small town near Johannesburg. There wasn't much fun things to do so I had to use my imagination to keep me busy. And it made me want to share the world in my head with people.
When did you first start writing?
After I left my job at a car dealership.
What's the story behind your latest book?
A short thriller story about a boy whos live is invaded by something bizarre.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It is going to publish my first ebook.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Expressing my imagination, escaping reality.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything ! I am a new writer and still getting into the hang of things. So even one singel fan will be a life changer.
Published 2014-12-08.
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