Interview with Arliss Allen

What is your e-reading device of choice?
iPad
Describe your desk
My desk is in my favorite room of the house, my kitchen is also my office!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was very transient as a child. I was born in Virginia, went to schools in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing in college and continued as a teacher with developing curriculum materials for middle school Family and Consumer Sciences.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I have lived in twenty-four different locations and there is a unique story behind each change in my life.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I just wanted to share my story.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Not sure, this is my first experience making a contribution to Smashwords.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy is seeing my story come alive and hopefully others will benefit from my experiences. I've enjoyed the refinement process.
Who are your favorite authors?
Ncholas Sparks
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life itself...it is a joy to anticapate what God has in story for me in a new day.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I enjoy being outside, meeting new friends, travel, and my dog, Sam!
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Searching online bookstores.
Published 2013-11-12.
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Books by This Author

Stepping Through the Recipes of Life...Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At the time it didn’t seem like a good thing—moving seven times in the first seventeen years of my life. The moves always seemed to come at awkward times of development for me—first grade, sixth grade, ninth grade; but the last was the most exasperating because it was just before my senior year in high school.