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Interview with Sophia Roets
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. I was about twelve years old. The story was about a ballerina.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes. I was fascinated by the pure pleasure of reading about things I might never experience in real life. My imagination was triggered and the desire to create my own stories was born.
Describe your desk
Not completely tidy, but organised.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Personal experience combined with a good measure of imagination
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Activity of being creative
What are you working on next?
End time thriller
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Washing, cleaning, cooking and painting
How do you approach cover design?
Representative of the content
What do you read for pleasure?
Who are your favorite authors?
John Grisham, Ted Dekker, Dick Francis, Jack Higgins, Francine Rivers, Karen Kingsbury
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
To do something creative to the glory of God
When did you first start writing?
I wrote my first story about twenty years ago
What motivated you to become an indie author?
It is difficult to find a publisher. when a friend told me how she published her own book, I decided to try it out
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
If it was not for Smashwords I would not have had any success
What do your fans mean to you?
They give meaning to the reason why I write
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