Interview with Charles K. Cole

What do your fans mean to you?
fans mean everything to me. fans become customers who become promoters. word of mouth advertizing is the best, therefore, my fans are the best!
What are you working on next?
i currently have two projects in the works. the first is a follow-up story to "a well-seasoned skillet", the second is a book of poetry.
Who are your favorite authors?
Steinbeck, Hemmingway, just to name a couple.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
my better half, Lynn.
How do you approach cover design?
i go original artwork. i take my own photos and create my own designs.
Describe your desk
my desk is a complete mess.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small town in New Jersey (2.2 square miles) where mostly everyone knew each other's families. This experience gives life to some of my characters and their traits.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords has given me the opportunity to have my work available for people to access and read.
When did you first start writing?
i first started writing as an adolescent. i found that i could express myself without judgement and it felt good.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
the freedom to allow my imagination run wild.
Published 2014-01-29.
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Books by This Author

Penny Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry that I have written over the past thirty or so years. I finally got around to compiling them into a format that everyone can enjoy.
A Well-seasoned Skillet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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James Wilkins happens upon an old trunk. The trunk’s contents lead him on an adventure he will not soon forget.