Interview with Jenna Marie Chlopek

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I just became bored one day and started writng
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Actually being able to finish a book and have it published on a nook or kindle
Who are your favorite authors?
My favorite authors are Bryan Cohen, James Patterson,V. C. Andrews, Dean Koontz, Stephenie Meyer, Nicholas Sparks Mary Jane Clark, Mary Higgins Clark and Stephen King
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spend my day finding a creative writing prompt to start writing from if I have writer's block
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I remember writing it but not finishing it because I was in a writer's block mode and then it got tossed in the trash by my mother. I remember how the first chapter started and ended and probably will write it again
What is your writing process?
My writing process is too start off writing from journal prompts. I'm not cheating because that's what they are for. I have a writer's block and I need a push to start a novel.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
My five favorite books are the series of books by V.C. Andrews and Stephenie Meyer
What do you read for pleasure?
Right now I am reading the Flowers in the Attic series
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I own a nook and I have a kindle app on my windows 8 ultrabook
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I am originally from a suburb of Chicago and I lived there for 18 years and I live in Raleigh, North Carolina and I started writing a fan fiction novel but I never finished it. I am influenced by my writing because I have read that once you start to write, its just smooth sailing from there.
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing in 2002 and then I started writing in 2013 and have been interested in actually writing a book.
Published 2014-02-03.
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