Interview with Amelia N. Reiling

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. It was awful, but I learned a lot about persistence and discipline.
What is your writing process?
Getting to know my character first and then deriving everything from that including plot, imagery, theme, etc.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
A book of Bible stories. I didn't know what to believe, but they taught me hope in the end.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Nonfiction. I like information.
What do you read for pleasure?
I used to love reading biographies. Love learning from history. And science. I used to love reading about science.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social Media. I am still in the initial stages.
Describe your desk
Messy and needs organization.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Indiana. My relationships influenced my learning and perceptions which affected my writing. My relationship with God is the most important one.
When did you first start writing?
Ten.
What's the story behind your latest book?
"My Daily Life" is a short document detailing some lessons I've learned and my hope in God.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Accessibility.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Hopefully reaching others.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Artwork,short film, music (other artistic endeavors)
Published 2015-11-26.
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Books by This Author

My Daily Life
Price: Free! Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Relationships
My Daily Life Dedicated to God who pulls me through each day. Dear Reader: I write about my experiences to provide insight about abuse, mental health, and the mental health system. I want to emphasize the purpose of this personal story is not to bash anyone or to exact revenge. It is to inform people of harsh experiences and how to take action. Thank you for reading. Amelia N. Reiling