Interview with Samil Lexima

When did you first start writing?
I started to write when I was a senior in high school.
What's the story behind your latest book?
This book is story of what experience have thought me.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Flexibility
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
So far so good.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Finding peace.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans means a lot to me. It is for them this book is out there. It's a great motivation and inspiration to be able to share knowledge with people who is willing to hear, watch, listen, and learn.
What are you working on next?
Establishing a foundation.
Who are your favorite authors?
Poets and Literary authors such as....John Keats, William Wordsworth, Shakespeare, Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Claude Mckay, W.E.B Du Bois, Aristotle, Plato, Christopher Marlowe, David Thoreau, Waldo Emmerson, Wadsworth Longfellow, etc.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
To do something worthwhile, breathe a new air, find something new.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading a good book. Listen to some good music. Watching some good sports. Spend quality times with family.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Research
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. It was a poem.
What is your writing process?
I plan on publishing other books.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes. Story about slavery.
How do you approach cover design?
yes
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I have more than five favorite books. But just to name five....The History of Haiti, The Crisis of Negro Intellectual, Destruction of Black Civilization, Plato, Shakespeare Sonnets,
What do you read for pleasure?
poetry
Published 2016-08-07.
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