Interview with Sandun Mendis

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I google it.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Nope!
What is your writing process?
I would prefer to open a word document from my laptop or my pc and then pour my thoughts in to the document.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
My first book to read was "Nothing Last Forever" by Sidney Sheldon which my grandfather (Siri Nissanka) offered me to read. After reading that book, I was so into read whatever books in my grandfather's bookshelf.
How do you approach cover design?
Pick some suitable pictures and without any other designs, simply use the title and author name. I like to keep them as simple as possible.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Les' Miserable and The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo: Unbelievable details and descriptions.
All Dan Brown's books: Stunning conflicts with informative read.
Most Sidney Sheldon's books: Interesting read.
Most Arthur Hailey's books: Interesting read.
Most Frederick Forsyth's books: Stunning conflicts with informative read.
G R R Martin's books: Interesting read.
What do you read for pleasure?
Fictions, novels, and anything that keep me turning pages...
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Laptop and smart phone.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Self publishing using free sites.
Describe your desk
Messy!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
In my childhood, I grew up with my grandfather. He is a book lover and he influenced me to read books. After that, when I was in the university, my literature class gave points for writing poems. I was among the best poem writers in the class and also in the university.
When did you first start writing?
Since I was in literature class at university, 2012.
Published 2014-08-21.
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Books by This Author

A Letter without an Address - Lite Edition
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This book is for those who have lost souls and for those are searching for. For those who love and for those who longing for. For those who lost and those who are mourning for. For those who do everything to live and for those who want a conclusion. Lite Edition does not contain images or photographs.
Awful Visitors - Lite Edition
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
"Awful Visitors" is a collection of kids’ and nature poems of Sandun Mendis' poetry collection. Lite Edition does not contain images or photographs.
What If? - Lite Edition
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
"What If?" is a collection of lesson poems of Sandun Mendis' poetry collection. Lite edition does not contain images or photographs.
Footprints of Love - Lite Edition
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
"Footprints of Love" is a collection of love poems of Sandun Mendis' poetry collection. Lite edition does not contain any images or photographs.