Interview with Joseph Edwards

What do you read for pleasure?
I read factual material to include current local and international affairs, religious, educational and the mysteries of nature.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Rural Jamaica. It keeps my very rooted.
When did you first start writing?
I began writing in my teenage years.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The thoughts on several issues are what I have used to write this book.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I just wanted to share with the world from another man's perspective.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
That is to be seen, I have just joined the community.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Being able to effectively express myself in a way others can understand.
What are you working on next?
A book for the visitors to the lovely country I call home, something that will be both a guide and a souvenir.
Who are your favorite authors?
John Gresham, John Steinbeck, Samuel T. Gladding and Mark Finley.
Published 2014-04-18.
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Books by This Author

Jamaican Roots
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Indulge in this wonderful little book. Read it in your spare time and be awed at the diversity found in such a small country. Take with you a few Jamaican terms and learn about some of our history. Jamaican Roots is a book of poems written to enrich and sooth the heart and mind of anyone wishing to learn about that beautiful Caribbean island.
Moments in Time: Poetry Without Borders
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
An interesting read is hidden in this book of Poems with themes of childhood events, youthful folly, the bond on friendship, scenic views in nature and the unchanging universal themes such as love, hate, greed and kindness.