Interview with Donald Dean

How do you approach cover design?
Finding what inspires what I am writing about and the message I want to send to the reader.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The four agreements, because I love learning.
any audio books by Anthony Robbins
I love all sience books both new and old, because seeing how what we know now changes as something new is learned.
I love fantacy fiction, because loosing ones self in a different world none like the one I live in and some for the possability of what life could be.
Any books that teach new ideas, new phiosophies, health and nutrition, styles of massage therapy I just really really love learning.
What do you read for pleasure?
Fantacy
What is your e-reading device of choice?
used to be palm pilot now I have a Nook HD
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Still working on that one, I am very hopeful for Smashwords website.
Describe your desk
Wood desk with a shelf for my monitor to sit higher, a couple of drawers and a cabnet. just a simple desk. I love my lamp to it sites on my desk shining down over my keyboard.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
My family moved a lot when I was in grade school, I went to 9 different schools. then the same jr high and high school. mostly I grew up around Salt Lake City, Utah.
My step father had a great thurst for learning and he and my mother passed that on to me. I was the why question child and my father would say " I don't know, lets find out"
Reading anything from encyclopedia, dictionary's of all kinds I also loved reading aristotle and socrates and so much more.
When did you first start writing?
Grade school.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Watching to many couples become single. people not finding love in there life.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I think ebooks can reach more people in the world then just a few book stores in a few places. My dream is bigger then helping only a few.
Same as my massage work I can only help a few that come to see me, I want to help more then just that.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords is helping me in my greater dream to do more then I can do just on my own. Reaching out to more people in the world.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Learning that what I write brings more into someones life.
Published 2014-03-28.
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Books by This Author

Pondering Poetry
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Insperational writings I have done over the years. In hopes to inspire your pondering thoughts.
Manual For A Better Me For A Better Us
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This book is for the person that feels they are missing something in there life but not sure what. For those who are searching for something more then what they have right now. Some spice to there life.