Interview with Byron Sasha Jones

When did you first start writing?
I started writing about 20 years ago
What's the story behind your latest book?
It is a snapshot of my journey through life thus far through poetry...
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I like the creative freedom
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It hasn't contributed yet, but offers me a great platform to start my journey
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It is a release, and it is a way to help others to learn from my experiences
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean everything to me
What are you working on next?
My autobiography
Who are your favorite authors?
JK Rowling, Mark Twain and Jane Austen, to name just a few
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life, and the possibility to create...
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading and adventure sports
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Simple author searches
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
What is your writing process?
I just write freeflow and then edit, and re-edit
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Little Prince, it changed the way I think and see the world
How do you approach cover design?
I just know what I like
What do you read for pleasure?
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My laptop or Kindle
Describe your desk
Neat as a pin
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
In Mthatha, and it opened my eyes to life
Published 2015-09-18.
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