Interview with J.V. Baptie

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle Paper White
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Well, that's a hard question! I would say have an online presence, Twitter, Facebook etc.
Describe your desk
Messy. I don't really work at a desk. I'll work anywhere.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Scotland, so I read a lot of tartan noir and Scottish authors.
When did you first start writing?
When I could hold a pencil!
What are you working on next?
My full-length novel, The Forgotten is due to be released on June 13th 2018 on Amazon.
Who are your favorite authors?
Robert Bloch, Donald Westlake and Stephen King.
How do you approach cover design?
I got my design premade from Humblenations.
What do you read for pleasure?
Anything that catches my attention really. I review a lot of books I enjoy on jvbaptie.com
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I love to write and being an author has always been my dream.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Its allowed me to connect with new readers.
Published 2018-04-06.
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Books by This Author

Stalker
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He’s always watching you… A collection of two short stories. 1. It’s Glasgow, 1970 and WPC Mavis Hart is working undercover, tasked with capturing the elusive ‘Verge Park Pouncer’ but is she walking into danger? 2. WPC Mavis Hart is struggling to make her mark in the male-dominated world of serious crime. Then, when she stumbles across a serial killer during the course of a routine robbery invest