Interview with Loren A. Wright

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Sleeping is a big one, but I also write and record my own music which will be available on-line as soon as I take a short rest from publishing this book. But I also like to study disaster preparedness from a Christian standpoint. What does the Bible say we are supposed to be prepared for? And what is the best way to do it? Should everyone make the same preparations? Are we who prepare doing to much or too little? I am basically doing research for my next book on this topic.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I just search for the topics I want to look at. I do very little fiction reading (a few books a year), most of it is history, economics, government, and how-to books as well as educational books required for my profession.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes it was a short story back in fifth grade and it was science fiction because I was reading all the Tom Swift books at that time.
What is your writing process?
Research, research, research, write write, write, re-write re-write-re-write, clean up fallen hair off of office floor, format, format, format, repeat above as necessary.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Not really the first story but as a kid I really enjoyed the classics, Edgar Allen Poe, Shakespeare, Treasure Island etc.
How do you approach cover design?
Cheap and pretty. My cover for this book is actually a public domain template for Word that was supposed to be for a restaurant menu, but the boarder was antique looking and pretty and it worked out fine!
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Besides the books I already mentioned, I like to read books of people who clearly (and outrageously and humorously) speak their mind (of course this requires that they first have one) and not just parrot ridiculous viewpoints.
What do you read for pleasure?
Alternative news both in periodicals and on-line. The world is moving and changing so fast now and if you don't keep up you just get left behind.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I mainly use my desk top computer but also my Android when I'm traveling.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I'm just starting that process so I don't have experience to draw from, but because I write to a niche audience I am going to try to contact people interested in that niche and market directly to them.
Describe your desk
20' long in an L shape with the computer in the corner location and bookshelves to the left and paper holders to the right with a nice second story view of a little park area. All furniture purchased at the local state surplus store.
Published 2014-04-05.
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Books by This Author

The Wright Book of Garage and Estate Sales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
This book provides you with insider tips from professionals to help you realize maximum profits by holding garage and estate sales and obtain maximum savings by shopping garage and estate sales. This is how the pros do it! The tips in this book can also help you start a part time job in this field if you wish, or liquidate an estate if you need to. This book gives you real help where you need it!