Interview with Ciro Iodice Napodano

What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. An author is hugely lost without them. Who will read my masterpieces? :-)
What are you working on next?
An obscure novel about a friars fraternity called "The B scale" who is eliminating babies born on a couple of dates, all over Europe.
Who are your favorite authors?
Ken Follett, Thomas Harris, Stephen King
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Acting to a better life for everyone. Starting from writing
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
At work, first, where I also write... computer programs for clever people.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I go in a bookstore an get inspired by outer and inner sleeves. The greater the mistery, the heavier my bag at exit
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Of course, yes. A short novel called "Kurush". It has been published in some e-book stores.
What is your writing process?
I get a subject in the air, I think at it for a couple of days then I harvest everything about it then I write a short plot, from the beginning of the story to its end. Then I develop each part.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
A story about a malaysian pirat formerly known as Sandokan and his island
How do you approach cover design?
I try to transfer on it a little evidence of novel content. To tickle reader curiosity.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Paper Money by Ken Follett because it's a one-day but intense story.
The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien for the enchanting scenario and nice characters drawn by JRR
The stand by Stephen King because I love apocalyptic and distopic stories
What do you read for pleasure?
Horror, sci-fi
What is your e-reading device of choice?
An iPad and a Samsung Galaxy S3
Published 2013-10-30.
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