Interview with Crystal Miles Gauthier

What are your five favorite books, and why?
Angel Unaware by Dale Evans, First adult book I ever read. I was five years old.
September Tango by Scarlett Jade/Caitlin Tull, My friend.
Desert Wandering by Melanie Corona, she inspires me.
The Wilderness Trail by Dorothy Wiley, I love her stories of the south.
The Rembrandt Ripper by Freya LeCrow, awesome author.
What do you read for pleasure?
Historical Romance
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social Media, BookBuzzr and Freado
Use of widgets on my website and blog are very helpful.
Describe your desk
Neat and Organized
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Grew up in Lansing, Michigan. Always dreamed of bigger and better places. Time traveling through the universe.
When did you first start writing?
Age of 8 a book called Underneath The Willow Tree.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Series actuall. The Time Travel Society Series. I love Time Travel, Witches and Werewolves. Its all in the five books of the series. Troianne, Diana's Magic, Rheanon's Heart, Athena's Warrior and Camberleigh's Castle
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The independent publishing companies ripping me off. I decided to go out on my own as an Indie.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It helped me price the way I want and do permafree books.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Having Fans tell me how wonderful my books are and making new friends.
What do your fans mean to you?
They are gold to me. More than money. Their hearts are my paper.
What are you working on next?
An Historical Drama called Mystic Wind about an Indian woman and a white woman who become friends and live their lives together as their husbands go off to war and their children grow. A lifetime friendship.
Published 2015-06-01.
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