What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Online with retailers
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I traveled all over the place, visited many countries during my sporting years, which exposed me to different culture and life style of different people and ethnics, and I though it would be a good move to let people understand each others history, culture and life style, by doing this successfully, I came in contact with young historians whom have knowledge about life environments and base on their profession as historians, and I with my love in computing and programming I opted to invest in online Publishing as well as Print. It has being a success all along.
What's the story behind your latest book?
there is this habit that I hate in life and seeing people into it, I believed that I can make a little change to peoples life by writing a book on "How to Stop Smoking" This particular "Title" is presently in kindle version, although I am new with Smashwords, as I upload my books sooner or later this title will be in EPUB verson right away.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I am new with Smashwords, I hope to have a good outing with Smashwords,and give an account of it.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Great! getting fulfill that I provide the necessary information that serve the interest of the people.
What do your fans mean to you?
A success and failure and motivation. If I provide an outright information, there my success comes through my fans, if I provide inaccurate information, there my failure comes through my fans.
What are you working on next?
My project is capitally on environmental information, such as life history, administrative history, cultural history. I remain focused in searching for the current and needed information related to the above mentioned. These information serves the need for travel, tourism, business, holiday, relation with people and organizations, as well as political status and security.
Who are your favorite authors?
These three guys motivates my ambition: Eric Hobsbawm, Norman Davies, David McCullough.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Remembering that I have to work more hard and achieve better.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Playing tennis at my leisure hour, researching for information as part of online hobby, reading at time of resting hour,
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Searching by the title that interests me, and topics.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes! I remember, I first wrote about African history.
What is your writing process?
1.I write base on my experience from where I have been in life(remember I was once a big sport man, and that took me to many countries across the world, I have studied so many environment and people's file. 2. I search a lot online for current information and read about all these information, by what I discovered from what I red contribute to what I write.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes I do, (Europe a History) from Norman Davies. That book thought me a lot about environment of life and living, and knowing how much it serves me in knowledge, I thought I could do the same to people out there.
How do you approach cover design?
Base on the title and topic, related to what I want to write about, both the color and picture signifies a message the title tell. I think it is the best way to let people understand you better by your message before going into your book details
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