Interview with carol gershman

Where did you grow up, and how did
Growing up had nothing to do with becoming a writer.
I was inspired by my lover who walked out on me while living in Miami Beach, Fl.
When did you first start writing?
I was 71, which is 7 years ago
What's the story behind your latest book?
this is a self help ebook written in 5 segments.
Coming of Age at 55+
Segment one: exploring the inner self
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Is there another way in this day and age?
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I have not used Smashwords as yet
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Helping other people
What do your fans mean to you?
They light up my day
What are you working on next?
promoting my e book segments
Who are your favorite authors?
The New York Times. How can they think of so much to write daily?
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Hope
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Swimming, yoga Pilate, singing, socializing, and now studying to win back my real estate license
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
good question since I don't have an kndle or such
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Oh yes, I was in camp, and about 13 years old. It was a play
What is your writing process?
I don't have one
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes, everyone had a part and it was well received
How do you approach cover design?
I think of what I want and hire someone to design it professionaly
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Gone with the Wind
Lassie Come Home
The Yearling
The other side of midnight
Mickey Spillane.
THEY ALL EXCITED ME
What do you read for pleasure?
Newspapers and magazines
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Soon to come
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Me
Describe your desk
I work best at my card table which I put up and down.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
New Jersey. It did not influence me
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How much longer will this go on?
Write your own question here! How much longer will this go on?
I am having fun
Write your own question here!Who is going to discover me and when?
A woman who is stuck in the mud and never thought anything new could ever happen to her.
Tomorrow.
Published 2013-08-29.
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