Interview with Santina Chereek

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Tablet
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I don't write I just read
Describe your desk
Classic roll top rich dark wood and clean not cluttered
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in South Jersey and anything I write is for my own amusement. Nothing I have written is fit to publish.
When did you first start writing?
7. It was part of my therapy after my father died
What's the story behind your latest book?
Not writing one at the monent
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I love unique things and individuals.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I can find a variety of stories on one subject and expand on it in writing or in my mind
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
understanding who I really am and not just who I let the world see.
What do your fans mean to you?
I write for my self so if I had fans which I doubt I do I am glad but I do not write to please them
What are you working on next?
Thinking about doing a comedy about mothers and daughters
Who are your favorite authors?
PO Dixon, Amanda Grange Enid Wilson Jamie Mcguire EtC...
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Coffee
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading and working at my 9 to 5
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Any website I can find
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes
What is your writing process?
Think of the end and write backwords
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes it made me realize that I could do better
How do you approach cover design?
I let my son handle that hes the artist
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Pride and Prejudice- The length a person will go to for the right love
Beautiful Disaster- Even when its totally wrong you can make it work
Twilight- Sometimes Guys do know how to say the right things ( look after my heart I left it with you )
What do you read for pleasure?
YES
Published 2015-03-02.
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