Interview with Sully Tarnish

What do your fans mean to you?
I didn't know I had any.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting up for a cup of tea.
When did you first start writing?
Yesterday.
What are you working on next?
A quilt.
Who are your favorite authors?
J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Charles Portis, John Kennedy Toole, Alexandre Dumas and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Wine.
How do you approach cover design?
I hire a talented artist.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
A flashlight.
Describe your desk
A jamboree.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Waving my book at people while shouting loudly.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I travel the world in search of dragons.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Despair.
What is your writing process?
Wine and music.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Hobbit. I'd like to thank Professor Tolkien for ruining my life.
What books or movies influenced The Dragon and the Apprentice?
Books
1. Farmer Giles of Ham
2. The Three Musketeers
3. Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2
4. Don Quixote
5. Gargantua and Pantagruel
6. Le Morte d'Arthur

Movies
1. The Odd Couple
Published 2016-11-27.
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Books by This Author

The Dragon and the Apprentice: (The History of Sir John the Worm, Wizardslayer Book 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Dragon and the Apprentice asks the all-important question: Who is stronger, dragons or magicians? A comic fantasy in the tradition of J.R.R. Tolkien and Terry Pratchett. Perfect for young adults and teens.