Interview with Wayne Hoss

How do you approach cover design?
I try my very best to create awesome Book Covers that I think will be appealing to my readers and informative at the same time. I like creating my own covers because I think it shows that I have a great imagination, Which is imperative to be a writer.
I have actually had readers like my book covers so much that they have asked me for a free Poster of the images to put on the wall at home. I have no problem sending the same to anyone reading this now. They can be seen at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/waynehoss
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The Bible and A Pilgrims Progress, because they inspired me to write my 2 books "A Sermon to Remember" by Wayne Hoss https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/waynehoss
Other than that, believe it or not... I do not read other books at all because I want everything that I write to be from me, exclusively and not accidental plagiarism.
When did you first start writing?
I wrote my first book at the age of fifteen years old, and as unbelievable as it may seem, my aunt liked the book so much that my uncle offered me his brand new corvette for all rights to the book. I of course declined.
I still have my report card from a teacher when I was in the forth grade in which my teacher Mr. Franks wrote on my report card: "James shows a marked interest in writing, he has a special ability in creative writing"
I began writing my first book when I was fourteen- years old, and continue to write to this day. I love to write. It is my favorite past time.
I have had my writing published in the Apostolic Flame, as well as many local papers, including the Judicial Journal that is publicized by the local judicial system.
I am a loan officer, as well as a realtor and a welder. I enjoy playing volleyball, racquetball, water-skiing, and many other outdoor activities. I am a computer enthusiast as well and have made many web sites, including Believers in Jesus at http://www.believers.freeservers.com
I try to enjoy life to it's fullest and most important of all I try to keep my writing just as interesting as my life. I am very hyperactive and believe this is why people find my writing so interesting, because my books are fast paced, continually progressing and never boring.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I wrote my latest book "Patent Ease!" because I have written several of my own patents as well as several for people I know such as the Pastor at my church, and a couple of my friends.
I literally read thousands of pages on how to write your own patent and save money, and when having my first patent checked by a legal Patent Attorney, who actually wrote one of the books that I read on writing your own patent application said to me "I am amazed! I can't believe that you wrote this all by yourself; I could not have written a better patent application myself!"
Patent Ease! https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/waynehoss
What motivated you to become an indie author?
A report card that I received when I was in the forth grade in which my teacher Mr. franks wrote "James shows a marked interest in writing, he has a special ability in creative writing"
What do your fans mean to you?
The world. Without the fans (Readers) we would be nothing. If they are going to take the time out of their busy schedules to read my book, then I am bound and determined to make it worth their while. I thank all of my readers for any and all comments about my books. I look forward to their suggestions, reviews, and even more forward to any and all criticisms. Because it is through their input, that we learn and grow, as we strive to become a better writer.
I was happy to hear from some of my readers in regards to a couple of my book covers. Some women have asked me to send them a poster of my book covers to hang up on a wall in their house. At first when I started creating my own book covers, I was very nervous, because even though the artwork that I made for my book covers were appealing to me, it may not be appealing to someone else.
I thank them for those emails, because now I can spend more time writing my next book, and less time second guessing myself and playing around in graphic software.
What are you working on next?
My next book, according to my next door neighbor and my sister in law, is sure to be a hit. It is titled "They Can Make a Soap Opera Out of This! By Wayne Hoss. It is a comical, yet true accounting of the strange things that always seem to happen to me throughout my life time. I have such bad luck that one of my friends upon hearing my next complaint always shakes his head and replies "Only you!"
Published 2014-03-06.
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Books by This Author

A Big Security Fix and Performance Manual - The Essential Guide to Computer Security & Performance
Price: Free! Words: 55,730. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A fully comprehensive list of strategies and safety measures to help keep you safe from hackers and identity thieves. This How-to Security Guide provides detailed and practical advice that is easy to follow and very effecetive, it even includes snapshot images to help guide you along the way.
They Could Make a Soap Opera Out of This
Price: Free! Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
My life the soap opera! Eat your heart out Jerry Springer! Yes, that is right; if Jerry Springer were to read this book, the story of my miserable life, even he would cry. Probably because I did not come to him first! This is the sad but all too true story of one mans unbelievably bad luck, in life, love, and even at work. Be prepared to laugh yourself right out of the chair. One Facebook reader s
Leadership & Parenting
Price: Free! Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Learn how to get more production out of your employee's and what it takes in order to do that. Parenting tips too.
Poems From The Heart of Wayne Hoss
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
A collection of poetry from the previously published author Wayne Hoss. Poetry includes love poems, humorous poems, religious poetry, even poetry for children
A Sermon to Remember
Price: Free! Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sermons / Christian
Have you ever wondered why God put you here or what your purpose is? This book tells you how to find out what your special gift is. My special gift was to be a writer and you have a special gift too,Read this book to find out what your gift is. This book also covers many questions we have all asked in at one time or another; such as "Why does everything always seem to go wrong in my life?"
Patent Ease
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / manufacturing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
Patent Ease! The New Extraordinary Book that everyone is talking about, has made it possible to finally patent that idea of yours for free! It's the "How to Write Your Own Patent" book for beginners! Because, lets face it... you're a beginner, not a dummy! Finally! Now writing a patent yourself could not be easier, thanks to a NEW Extraordinary book written by Wayne Hoss