Interview with Wayne Adams

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was called 11.
What is your writing process?
I usually write for 2 or 3 hours in the morning.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I don't recall
How do you approach cover design?
Cover design is not difficult with the programs that are available now online
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The Bible A message to mankind
Caine's Mutiny a book about how to overcome tyranny
Black Like Me A compelling story about one man's journey
Hard choices Hillary Clinton's life story
Any book by Patricia Cornwell
What do you read for pleasure?
Any book any topic
What is your e-reading device of choice?
None
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Press Releases
Describe your desk
I have a lamp and a portable fan. A cup with pens and pencils.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew in the Longview Texas area.East Texas is really a part of the South with its attitudes and philosophy. some of my characters are based on people I knew
When did you first start writing?
In 1998
What's the story behind your latest book?
I was watching a County music and one line in a song resonated with me and gave me an idea for my book Dixie Ghost
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I am retired and can now devote more time to writing
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
By accepting my book
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The answer is in the question
What do your fans mean to you?
Right now I don't have any fans I know of
What are you working on next?
A new type of super hero
Who are your favorite authors?
Patricia Cornwell
James Patterson
Sally Bedell Smith
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
writing
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I work out at the gym 5 days a week. I have 2 volunteer jobs. One as a clerk at a hospice. That's 3 days a week. The other as a Guardian ad Litem.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Amazon
Write your own question here!
Why is hate so prevalent in our society?
What can writers do to improve their manuscript?
Edit, edit and more editing
Will ebooks replace printed books?
I don't think so
Is writing lessened by rejections
No
Are rejections an indication of the quality of your work?
NO!
Is there a time for writers to quit submitting their work?
Only with extreme illness or death!
Where is the source of writing?
From the soul
Why so many questions
I have no idea
What is a question
A statement that needs an answer
Why does anyone want to write?
They have to
What is the meaning of life
The answer is in every heart
What is the meaning of love
The answer is imprinted in every heart
What good are questions
The answers provide solutions
Why?
Because
How?
I don't know
Who?
Anyone
When?
Anytime
Where are the writers?
Everywhere
What are your goals?
To write
What?
I don't know
Why so many questions
Because
When do the questions end?
I have no idea
What is infinity?
The opposite of finite
Are these questions neccessary?
Possibly
Why questions?
Because
Why?
I don't know
How many more questions?
Unknown
How many stars in the sky
Many
What is truth
The opposite of a lie
Shall I present a question?
Yes
Where is writing?
In the mind
Who what why and how?
Unknown
Do I have a question
Possibly
What is life?
The opposite of death
What is fire?
Heat fuel and oxygen
Do I have questions
Maybe
Am I tired of these questions?
Yes
What is?
Unknown
What was?
Unknown
Why?
Because
Is no an answer?
Yes
Published 2017-08-26.
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Books by This Author

Dixie Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Dixie Ghost is the story of 2 young people, Gordon and Emily who marry shortly after high school graduation. they have 7 years of a blissful and happy marriage until a serious misunderstanding causes Gordon to leave Emily and live in his truck. He develops an idea to become a serial killer as a means of gaining revenge on emily. He becomes the Dixie Ghost.