Interview with David Chappell

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I like to make model steam trains and I am trying to learn to play a banjo.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
From my wife...
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes...it was about seeing the moon.
What is your writing process?
I try to write 3 pages every day.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Thomas the tank engine...brilliant.
How do you approach cover design?
My son does it.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I like books by, Frederick Forsyth, Stephan King, Dick Francis and Raymond Chandler. Their stories keep me interested.
What do you read for pleasure?
Comics.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Computer
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
internet
Describe your desk
Cluttered.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in Yorkshire and the mines, mills, and the people and all combined together with the times I lived to be the biggest influence on my writing.
When did you first start writing?
When my sister gave me some chalk.
What's the story behind your latest book?
A witch out for revenge on the soldier/wizard who defeated her two nasty sons.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The challenge.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords publishes my 2 books.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Finishing a story.
Published 2016-10-19.
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Books by This Author

Bad Lads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 213,940. Language: British English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Screenplays » Horror
Bad Lads is set in the 1960’s and is about two young men, Daniel (Danny) Harrison and Neil Bridges. Both are born criminals. Their criminal activities gets them involved with a London crime boss, which leads them into robbing a bank, and other similar robberies, which eventually leads into a deadly vendetta with a Russian financier.
The Knights Of The Shire.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 216,340. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Knights of the Shire is a captivating time-travel, fantasy story; that begins with a night’s fishing adventure and ends in a spectacular way for three young boys with the possession of a magic sword.
The Great Marquess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 198,860. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After taking part in an audacious robbery Davy Linkwater learns from his friend Welf the Goblin, about the wizard Nijan and his search for the magical diamond which he calls the Great Marquess.