Interview with Ashiedu Jude, Sr

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
From popular online stores.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. IN grade 6, It was titled the tortoise and the child.
How do you approach cover design?
It must be simple and direct.
What do you read for pleasure?
Christian literature
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Notebooks
Describe your desk
PC and mobile phone interaction.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grow up in Benin City, Edo state-Nigeria. It is cozy area with least human exploitation, because there are still massive natural life everywhere, which is how I get inspiration for writing.
When did you first start writing?
Grade 5 age 10.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Am focusing on educators this time around. Helping schoolteachers build financial and professional portfolio.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I wanted to beat publishers in their game.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Wider audience.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I get to make impact on the life of people all over the world.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are as important as my voice.
What are you working on next?
Empowering educators financially.
Who are your favorite authors?
Steven king, Maria Correli
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The sole reason that a million teachers are waiting for me to make them millionaires.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Swimming and traveling.
What is your writing process?
I write based on ideas to help humanity. So I prefer to write about the next big ideas.
Published 2016-01-21.
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