Interview with Anthony Normand

What's the story behind your latest book?
A man and his journey to enjoy smoking cigars.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The desire to fulfill my life long dream of being Earnest Hemingway.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Paid some bills, bought some pizza, not rich yet but trying.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To see my words published.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything
What are you working on next?
The sequel to Spirits in the Spirit. And a book about being a first time father.
Who are your favorite authors?
anyone indie.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Saving the world from iron deficiency, pooping its pants, and not taking their mid afternoon nap
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Being sneaky...no wait the internet how else.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
An epic love poem
What is your writing process?
Sit, Write, Sip Caffeinated Beverage, Write some more
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Bible, still recovering from it's impact
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Indie created masterpieces! And yes they are all masterpieces!
How do you approach cover design?
Buy rights to good Art, Change Art, Add title and my name...Done
What do you read for pleasure?
Instructions to my blender
What is your e-reading device of choice?
tablet
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Google +
Describe your desk
Antiquated Computer, Coffee Stains, Inspiration galore!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
New England. They say shoveling snow in New England builds character, well I guess for me it built characters! BA DA BOOM! HA!
When did you first start writing?
1776
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The prospect of having the best day of my life
Published 2013-12-30.
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