Interview with Tavaris J

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Thinking of something to write.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
No, I do not
What is your writing process?
It varies, think of something to write first, or just free write and let it all pour out.
How do you approach cover design?
Has to be in reference of the story
What do you read for pleasure?
Erotic, sensual and love poems
When did you first start writing?
3rd grade, 9 years old
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Gave me hope of completing my career as an author
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Everything, the thought process, the actual writing, the excitement of the completion.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything, I try to satisfy every possible reader there is.
What are you working on next?
Something I hope will be big in the world of life stories.
Who are your favorite authors?
Langston Hughes
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Make a difference to improve my future
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Tablet
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social media
Describe your desk
Well organized
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
North Chicago, IL
What's the story behind your latest book?
Personal life
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Audience progression
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Internet access
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
No
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I don't know, don't read to often
Why do you read or write?
I write because I love to, it lets me free my mind and emotions. It also helps me to relieve stress
Published 2015-10-26.
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