Interview with Lawrence E. Wilson

What motivated you to become an indie author?
My passion and desire to reach the globe by writing ebooks on key non-fiction topics of interest to readers worldwide.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
So far I have published three ebooks on Smashwords which appears to help me reach an audience of readers far beyond Kindle.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I love to research and write about non-fictions topics which are directly relevant to people (readers) from all walks of life - technology, security, China, national security and politics.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans (and potential fans) are the very reason I write and publish my ebooks. While I hope that my ebooks provide insights and value to my fans, in turn, my fans offer me the feedback on topics of interest and which ebooks they would like to see me publish in the future.
What are you working on next?
In the coming weeks my Smashword's fans can expect new ebook publications on "Putin's Kremlin - Epicenter of Global Cyber Warfare" and "North Korea - Brinkmanship or on the Brink?"
Who are your favorite authors?
Almighty God and His anointed human scribes. James Clavell and many others.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My desire to participate in our global society, culture and Christian spiritual kingdom.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I own and manage an eCommerce business which currently consists of 11 online stores:

Genesys eCommerce
Smartphone and Tablet Emporium: http://smartphonetabletemporium.com
Premium Watch Emporium: http://premiumwatchemporium.com
HDTV and Home Theater Supercenter: http://hdtvhometheatersuperstore.com
Digital Photography Supercenter: http://digitalphotographysuperstore.com
Pro Golf Supercenter: http://progolfsupercenter.com
Personal Internet Online Security: http://personalonlinesecurity.com
Wearable Technology Store: http://wearabletechnologytechstore.com
Baby Monitor Store: http://thebabymonitorstore.com
Juicer Shop: http://thejuicershops.com
Skateboard, Scooter and Snowboard Store: http://skateboardscootersnowboardstore.com
Home Security and Automation: http://homesecurityservices.cc
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Best Seller queries on Smashwords and Kindle.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, indeed. A story in the form of a "love letter" to the woman of my dreams.
What is your writing process?
Actually, I have produced and published a video trainiijg series entitled "Mastering the eBook Publishing Life-Cycle" which is live on my Genesys Publishing YouTube channel. Take a look: https://youtu.be/Dg8k_Z6NoRI
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
As a young child the story (movie) "The Wizard of Oz" and the book "The Cat in the Hat" were my favorites.
How do you approach cover design?
I use a very creative freelance creative designer based in the UK for all my ebook covers via Fiverr.
What do you read for pleasure?
The Holy Bible and select Bible commentaries.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social media - I have a dedicated Genesys Publishing Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/genesyspublishing/

I also publish to Twitter, G+ and Reddit.

I plan to begin using the PR wire services recommended by Smashwords.
Describe your desk
Clean, clutter free, large screen monitor and a handy notepad - I am always writing down new ideas.
When did you first start writing?
Professionally, some 20 years ago as part of my Silicon Valley high tech career.
What's the story behind your latest book?
"Putin's Kremlin - Epicenter of Global Cyber Warfare" - Russia's insatiable appetite for global dominance and its illicit cyber strategies attempting to influence sovereign government's, officials and businesses.
Published 2017-05-18.
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Books by This Author

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin – The World’s Most Dangerous Man
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Examines A Definition of Danger in the 21st Century, Candidates for the World's Most Dangerous Man, Putin's Pathology, Putin’s Motives and Goals, Putin’s Means and Measures, Putin’s Willingness and Propensities, Putin - A Foreshadow of the anti-Christ, Counter-Measures, Slaying the Red Bear, Conclusions along with Recommended Reading and Supplemental Resources. Our conclusion is based on ou
WikiLeaks Exposed - Balancing Free Speech with National Security
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Law » International law
In the era of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and hardened cyber security, how do free and democratic nations balance the rights of their citizens with national security? WikiLeaks Exposed seeks to shed light on the motivations of its founder, funding sources, media partners, and the use of cyber technology to protect leaked intelligence information before it is released to the public.
The Impending Impeachment of Donald J.Trump: What is Truth?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal
The Impending Impeachment of Donald J. Trump - What is Truth? As the US is in the gripe of the President’s interactions with the Russians this new book looks in to Article II of the US Constitution, the History of Impeachment, Presidential Succession.
China and the US Foreign Debt Crisis: Does China Own the USA?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International / economics
China and the US National Debt Crisis - Does China Own the USA? The US is in the grip of an unprecedented level of national debt. How much of the US' national debt does China own and what are the consequences? This new ebook examines the Historical Context of the US debt dilemma, and Global Perspective on the US debt.
Drones - The Next Generation of Unmanned Flight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
Drones - The Next Generation of Unmanned Flight is the most recent eBook in the Genesys Publishing's Technology and Innovation Series.
Israel: A One State Solution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Theology
Israel - A One State Solution sheds light on the age-old question of who owns the title deed to the land of Canaan?
North Korea: Brinkmanship or On the Brink? (Security Sentinel)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
North Korea - Brinkmanship or On the Brink? North Korea has been led by the Kim dynasty since the 1953 United Nations Armistice Agreement was signed ending the Korean conflict. Each successive leader of the Kim family has continued the DPRK's pursuit of WMD, nuclear weapons in particular, while increasing its hostility toward the United States and South Korea.
Putin's Kremlin - Epicenter of Global Cyber Warfare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Putin's Kremlin - Epicenter of Global Cyber Warfare: This goal of this eBook is provide a wake-up call for the new US government’s executive leadership, however well intentioned, yet seemingly naïve, that Russian cyber warfare is a clear and present danger to national security. Key topics include An Historical Primer on Russia' Leaders, Putin’s Pathology, The Era of Cyber Warfare.
Wearable Technology Trends: Marketing Hype or True Customer Value?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Buyer’s guides
Wearable Technology Trends - Marketing Hype or True Customer Value? This new eBook from Genesys Publishing explores the explosive growth in the wearable technology market. Key topics addressed include Wearable Technology Standards, Research and Development, B2B Wearable Market, B2C Wearable Market,User Personas, Best-in-Class Vendors, Industry and Technology Resources and Conclusions.
The Ridesharing Revolution: Uber, Lyft, Didi and Ola at the Vanguard of a Major Paradigm Shift
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
The Ridesharing Revolution explores how Uber, Lyft, Didi and Ola at the vanguard of a major paradigm shift in transportation services. This eBook addresses the Old Paradigm, the Evolving New Paradigm, Rider personas, Driver personas, Service providers, Adoption Facilitators, Barriers to Adoption, Total Cost of Ownership, Adoption Trends, Social and economic impact, Ridesharing resources.
Streams of Internet Revenue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
Streams of Internet Revenue - Generate the revenue you need to enhance or sustain your quality of life. Learn about the three Internetpreneur personas, leverage market leading platforms and tools, how to research and select a niche market, eCommerce tools and resources,migrate brick and mortar merchants to the Internet, monetize social media, wealth formulas and landing pages.