I like many, but the two favourite ones that influenced me in my writing are Anton Chekhov and John Fowles.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The love of life and living.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Travelling, meeting friends, reading, attending interesting events and exhibitions.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Hmm, good question. This happens quite randomly, sometimes through an article I spot in one of the online or offline publications, sometimes through friends recommending what they have just finished reading, sometimes seeing a book advert...
What is your writing process?
I don't have one, I just write...
How do you approach cover design?
I don't approach it, I talk to my designer and tell him what the book is about, then he reads it, and designs the cover...
What do you read for pleasure?
fiction... thrillers and psychological novels...
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I have got Kindle and iPad, and sometimes I also read on my comp, especially docs, articles, and news...
When did you first start writing?
In 2010 in New York...
What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind my latest books is quite long and mysterious, I myself not quite fully comprehend it yet... I will make it a plot of my next book.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I was not motivated to become an indie author, I was motivated to write, and at that moment, I didn't really think whether it was very indie or not...
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Well, it has not contributed anything yet, but I believe that Smashwords is a good platform to come when you want to publish your book and get it to many devices as well as retailer sites.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The joy of writing for me is in self-expression and also in sharing thoughts, emotions, and ideas with others.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean a lot to me, they are the ones who add credibility to my writings.
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