Interview with Don Fern

Describe your desk
My desk is the space in from of the computer.
When did you first start writing?
During the 1980s and 90s.
What is your writing process?
Don't have a writing process. Think up stuff starting with things I see and places I go. Then I make up the story. Then I get it on a piece of paper as soon as possible. After this I try to write the story using correct grammar. After that I attempt to edit it to fit what other people consider to be correct. This editing is so a person feels at ease enough with the story to read it. They also feel they are following what has been written. From feedback I have found some of the people reading the story have a meaning of the story which I did not intend to mean when writing the story.
Who are your favorite authors?
Don't have favorite authors. If I had some, I guess they would be some that were not afraid to try something just because they want to. And not be concerned if the writing would be accepted. A different pen name can be used, if the author has a following of readers that expect a certain type of writing.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Look on the internet.
How do you approach cover design?
I don't now. In case somebody whats to read what I write I might give it a try.
What do you read for pleasure?
I read very little. For pleasure I look at a movie or listen to a country music video. Yes, I know to read, read, read to be a good writer.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My desktop PC.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
It's cheap.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Have no idea. Just started, with Smashwords, January 2014. Now it's February 2014.
What do your fans mean to you?
If I had any,these are people that actually read the writing, I should listen to what they say.
Published 2014-02-10.
Smashwords Interviews are created by the profiled author, publisher or reader.

Books by This Author

Minor Characters
Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three minor characters in a mystery story come to life. Story is set in a house located in the woods beside Lake Michigan.
The Night Train: Pioneer
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(1.00 from 1 review)
The Night Train: Pioneer, the story of an overnight train trip from Memphis TN to Washington DC, is a supernatural mystery thriller story. The quick read story, The Artifact, is a suspense story. The other quick read story, Trapped in the Barn, is an amusing mystery story.
Images in Poems
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A group of descriptive poems about the changes in nature as the seasons of the years go by. Some are about the cold days of snow during the Christmas season of the winter. Others are about the warm days during the growing season of summer. The poems are written in verse form with elements of rhyme and rhythm found within the stanzas. The shortest poem has 36 words, while the longest has 167 words.
Short Story Mixture
Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Short stories and some poems. Some are a bit tense; some are amusing, some border on nonsense. The poems are whatever the reader sees in them.
The Sea Explorer
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Science fiction story about going through a dimensional overlap to the planet Celest and returning.
Four Stories and Three Poems
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two short stories are on the amusing side. One is about being frighten in the dark. The other is an amusing story about Santa Claus. The other two have the element of drama in them. The three poems have descriptions of the growing seasons of the year.