Interview with stuart goldman

What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Talking my ass off.....
Describe your desk
It's a friggin' mess
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Cleveland, OH—it made me wear mittens while I typed...
When did you first start writing?
When I was one year old.... really!
What's the story behind your latest book?
I just started going through all my old articles —40 years worth—and picking the beset ones. I could only fit about 20 per sent in m book....which is a compilation of all of my punlished (non-fiction and fiction) articles
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I got tired of being a guitar player....
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Not at all thus far....
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Keeping me from watching TV
What do your fans mean to you?
Money and attention (in reverse order)
What are you working on next?
A volume two of my collected works....first one due to be released on Nov 15, 2013
Who are your favorite authors?
JD Salinger, John Fante, Frederick Exley, Phillip Roth, Sherwood Anderson, Bruce Jay Friedman
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Having to take a piss....
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
PIssing
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Amazon
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
A letter to a girl I had a crush on in the second grade
What is your writing process?
whatever comes out of my head first (my head is always full)
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Dr. Doolittle
How do you approach cover design?
What looks good....
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I don't feel like answering this question
What do you read for pleasure?
I don't read (really). I'm too busy writing....
What is your e-reading device of choice?
my i-phone (I have no other choice)
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Why am I bothering to do this?
Write your own question here!
No!!
Write your own question here!
why do I bother to do this?

I don't have any fucking idea.....
who is Wil Runyon?
me
Who is Wil Runyon?
Me.....
Published 2013-10-22.
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