Interview with jemel smith

Who are your favorite authors?
My favorite authors are Mr. Les Brown, John Maxwell, Jim Rohn.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My children, My family, My personal goals. Making a difference in the world. Life is to be lived you know?!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Operating my businesses and teaching. Spending time with my kids. Playing basketball when I can. Taking over.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Referrals and Research. I try to stay in the know when it comes to certain types of ebooks
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I wrote about a boy who spoke to foreign lands.
What is your writing process?
Usually motivated by life events. Personal situations that I reflect on and analyze through a creative filter.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I remember reading the robin hood and feeling empowered.
How do you approach cover design?
I like eye catching, emotion creating cover design.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
My favorite books includes John Maxwell's "The 21 irrefutable Laws of Leadership", "The 360 Degree Leader".
Jim Rohn's "7 strategies for Wealth and Happiness".
Les Brown's "It's not over until you win".
Bruce Wilkinson's "The Dream Giver".
Robert Kiyosaki's "Rich Dad, Poor Dad", "Cash Flow Quadrant".
What do you read for pleasure?
The Prayer of Jabez, Money magazine, Smart Money. Daily Devotions.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
IPhone
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social Media and Book clubs.
Published 2014-04-15.
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