Interview with J. Crockett

When did you first start writing?
High school
What's the story behind your latest book?
This story started out as a poem, someone read it and said it would make a great book, and that was twenty years ago. A lot of things has happen while writing Nostalgic Blood and it amazes me from the start to the finish.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The love of writing, escaping in to a world that I could never live in was an incredible experience.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I will know in a few years.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Just being able to give people an escape, a way to mentally forget their surroundings and look forward to what will surprise them on the next page.
What do your fans mean to you?
My last breath, motivation that keep the flow of ink and well planned stories that are worth talking about.
What are you working on next?
the sequel to Nostalgic Blood part 2
Who are your favorite authors?
I need more time for that question.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Fear of failing, dreams of my ink pen running out of ink, what a nightmare!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Mentally going over how my next character will move people emotions.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I don't.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
no.
What is your writing process?
In the beginning, I had no direction, the story was unplanned. I prefer to write in the morning, at a public place with headphones on.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
no.
How do you approach cover design?
I had several covers in mind, I used the public to choose what they would buy with out question.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
ask me later.
What do you read for pleasure?
depends on my mood.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
phone at the moment.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
That is something I am still working on.
Describe your desk
messy. but I thrive to keep it neat one day.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Miami, not sure , when you love to write, it does not take much to be influenced.
Published 2017-05-25.
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Books by This Author

Nostalgic Blood
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 148,440. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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