Interview with James Tshukudu, Jr

What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are my inspiration, without them there's nothing else to support me. I value my fans a lot.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on a novel called "The Luck Of A Torn Heart", that I want to publish it before December 2017
Who are your favorite authors?
My favourite authors are, William Shakespeare, T. Leballo and myself - JL.Tshukudu
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My background is my motivation, and commitment on being a famous author
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spend time drawing pictures on nature, and sometimes reading adventure books
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, the first story I wrote it was about my girlfriend and I, after matric, the short story is called, "Our Love Sentence "
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up at Soweto, then I relocated to Botshabelo, in Free State, where I completed my Matric at, in 2016.
The relocating process affected my writing very effectively, because I can now write about how life of traveling place to place trying to find a better life is.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing in 2013, when I was in grade 9, at Katamelo Primary School.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind my latest book is that women and men are equal But they can't handle equal pain.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I saw potential in myself and I have good English poems which made me realized I could write a novel if I want to.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I write books online on Wattpad
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
It brought more courage and made me read more stories
How do you approach cover design?
I usual ask one of my friends for help
What do you read for pleasure?
I read short stories for pleasure
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I normally use Wattpad
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Shearing internet links of my books with my friends
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords has helped me to publish books at a lower cost and place my own amount price of my books
Published 2017-05-18.
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