Interview with KC Bouma

When did you first start writing?
Well, I started writing back in 1999 the year my twin boys were born. My son Jarod was born with severe Hemophilia A. At that time there was no good information for new parents, so I wrote a children's book on Hemophilia. The disease has been in my family for well over 200 years so I had the knowledge to put the information in the form of a book. My book "Jake The Snack and The Magic Bandage" is in treatment centers around the country.
What's the story behind your latest book?
After studying Greek Mythology, I thought I would write "The Ruby Red Bloodstone" I enjoyed bringing Markus and Elizabeth into the Greek mythical world of magic.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
After submitting a number of Query letters to agents, I decided to self- publish.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords has made publishing easy, and the percentage they charge is reasonable, making it to where you don't have to charge a ridiculous amount of money for your books. .
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Watching the characters in my books come to life.
What do your fans mean to you?
They mean the world to me!
What are you working on next?
"A Matter of Fate" A romance novel
Who are your favorite authors?
Lara Adrian, Nora Roberts, JK Rowling
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My kids, and the joy of life!!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Filming movies,writing scripts, biking and hiking in the woods with my boys.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
On Smashwords.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes "The Mysterious Legend of Vladimir"
Published 2013-09-02.
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Books by This Author

Past Lives Regression Not Regret
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Story One 1692 Book of Lilly, is the first in a two story book
Cedar Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
If they had known the danger that awaited them, would they have built the clubhouse in the Lost Forest?
The Black Family Crest and The Ruby Red Bloodstone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A young D.C. history professor is lured to a cursed mythical island in the Mediterranean Sea, where he thinks he will be teaching Greek students American history. Within twenty-four hours, he has met all eleven professors, one of which is from New York City. Immediately, the two of them are drawn to each other by Elizabeth's fear and Markus's overwhelming need to protect her (but from what)?
The Mysterious Legend of Vladimir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A single curse was all it took to destroy a young man's life. Waking up after his wedding night to find all of his guests and new bride slaughterred in the night. Was it him? How did this happen? Only his mother can tell him the truth, but will she.