Interview with Jason A.Joseph

Describe your desk
tidy and neat
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in the Netherlands and lived in several countries. I don't think it directly had an influence on my writing but more an influence on me as a person. So in that aspect it gave me a broader and different perspective on life in general en thus making my writing it is. Even though I don't think my writing has changed much over the years.
When did you first start writing?
Writing is one of the things I've always enjoyed . I've written my first real story at the age of 17.
What's the story behind your latest book?
"Faded Trust" is a story about a mysterious kidnapper.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
After publishing my first non fiction "Goosebumps & The Energy Body". I realized how easy it is to self publish.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I've just started using Smashwords, so I can't say yet.
What are you working on next?
The sequel to "Lawless Men" and I'm still editting "Goosebumps & The Energy Body Vol.2"
Who are your favorite authors?
Steven King, David Icke, Dr.Mitchell Earl Gibson, Alan Watts, Dolores Canon, Eckhart Tolle,
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Knowing that I'm headed to the gym first
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Being the best I can be
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
It was a story called "Syrus". A young adult action/drama about young boy growing up in the Netherlands.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
"Kruimeltje" Had a major impact on me, it made me think about life a little more at the age of 10.
How do you approach cover design?
Lorenzo R. Carty of Cyneric Design does all the designs and illustrations.
What do you read for pleasure?
Mostly Non fiction and Spiritual books. Once in a while a good sci-fi or thriller and sometimes I get books from other authors wanting an honest review.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle Fire HD
Published 2013-12-12.
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Books by This Author

Thrills: A Collection of Short Story Thrillers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,000. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
6 short story thrillers by Jason A. Joseph Karma’s A Bitch… Sometimes" Paul Irish Rose The Brand of Cain Daughter of A Demon The Teacher
Lawless Men
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
This is an exhilarating story of how a town overcomes the trouble that was dropped at their doorstep.
The Piano King And His Girls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As time goes by, a serial killer kidnaps girls and leaves body parts for the police and their parents in a chilling game of "Catch Me If You Can." We have a serial killer on our hands.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
As they crossed towards the elevators, he acted like another tenant and followed them onto the elevator. The couple didn’t even notice him as he stood in the far corner. She doesn’t even know who I am now. She will though. She will be a perfect addition to my collection. "Paul" Is a fast paced short story thriller about a stalker and his prey.
Faded Trust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A small town with a mysterious kidnapper on the loose, “Faded Trust” a thrilling crime novella.