Interview with Shreedhara C A

How do you approach cover design?
I design my own covers, check for designs on the internet, create my own photoshop mockups and finalize on one of them.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
My all time favourite books will be Chandamama and BalaMitra, which were kids magazines in late 80's in Kannada and I still love them.
And recently I got hold of Eoin Colfer's books and I love them.
What do you read for pleasure?
I normally read cartoon/Manga for pleasure.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Its my android smartphone, the one I currently have.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I have just started with book writing and hope to learn marketing soon.
Describe your desk
A CPU with highend processor, a keyboard, a mouse, my smartphone and not to forget, the 17 inch Monitor.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born and brought up in a village , and my english was pathetic until I joined job. My vocabulary started improving once I travelled to U.K on deputation and started interacting with clients.
I started blogging in 2009 and thats when my writing skills improved.
When did you first start writing?
I started blogging in 2009
What's the story behind your latest book?
I always keep on looking for new technologies to solve the problems I face in achieving something and this came as part of it.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
My knowledge is so vast that sometimes I tend to forget what I have in my back pocket, so I thought let me make it a habit to give something to public out of my head.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Need to wait and see how it works out to be.
Published 2014-04-13.
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