Interview with Bahadir Colak

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I don't need to be inspired to get out of bed, it happens by itself. Sometimes I get up not-inspired (yet)... So what..
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I compose music (check out ), watch stuff, discover new gems. I enjoy life.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Mostly via referral.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Not really.
What is your writing process?
I have no idea, it comes by itself.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
How do you approach cover design?
Simple, and true. With some elegance.
What do you read for pleasure?
Every read is pleasure.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
When did you first start writing?
In 1993, I've published my first book, it's a computer book. Then there was a second book. They were written in Turkish. Then many articles in BYTE magazine.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The inner portal is an experience. It's both science fiction and true. It's a non-dual approach on science-fiction.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
New e-book world.
What do your fans mean to you?
I love them.
What are you working on next?
I have an interactive book project. I plan a very interesting, captivating experience.
Who are your favorite authors?
Adam Fawer
Describe your desk
A large screen attached to a note book, cigarettes, on my right there are musical equipments etc, pretty messed up actually.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I'm still growing. But being in Turkey, looks a bit hard, but in fact, it helped me a lot. Here it is a total mixture of every culture. Like a mini, a little bit more eastern New York.
Published 2016-09-15.
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