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Interview with Mark Richard Luther
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I have always been a writer since the fifth grade when I started a writing group.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I would have to answer that question another time because I have just started with Smashwords
What do your fans mean to you?
The fans mean everything to me because they're are the ones who read what I write
What are you working on next?
I am working on my second novel with the working title of "Blood Moon"
Who are your favorite authors?
William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P Lovecraft, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Robert Frost and Stephen King, Ray Bradbury
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I am always writing, I write everyday it's like eating everyday to get nourishment.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
The first story was a poem I wrote to a girl in fifth grade (laughing) The first story entitled "First love" I think I threw in the trash.
What is your writing process?
I free write I never have a plot in mind. I have the characters in mind but in the end it comes out in the wash in the end.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Tell tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, it made me want to be a writer, to write with that kind of emotions
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
When I am writing I am being myself.
What do you read for pleasure?
I read newspapers, magazines, the classics.
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The Indian Ridge Stories
Mark Richard Luther
Published: July 17, 2014
The Indian Ridge Stories are nine narratives that take place in a small town of Indian Ridge, New York which is located in Upstate, New York