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What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I like to write non fictional books and more like instructional manuals. To spread information is just great.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean the world to me, they study Tai Chi in Uithuizen and also want to read the books about the subject
What are you working on next?
I just finished the free ebook: Tai Chi Tao & Qi Qong and Tai Chi Chuan Uithuizen differences. The next will be about Chinese applied Philosophy and Quotes.
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen King, Chen Man Ching, William C.C. Chen, Jan Kraak and a few others
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Every day is wonderful and new... new oppurtunities and so on. joy
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I teach Tai Chi Tao & Qi Qong according to the Jan Kraak methods, with that also Tai Chi Chuan at my Tai Chi school Tai Chi Uithuizen in Groningen the Netherlands. I love Tai Chi
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Well mostly trhough search engines on the web. I search topics that i want to read about. Sometimes by author as well
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yess it was a life story. It started as a simple school assignment but i did much more and then there it was: my first story
What is your writing process?
Well different, one day a lot of inspiration, the other less. So it differs a lot. First thinking of a concept then a basic story and later the details.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I do not remember the first story ive red
How do you approach cover design?
Well it has to show were it is about. And has to have a little mystisicm around it as well
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Books about Mindfulness, Tai Chi Chuan, Qi Qong and sports
What do you read for pleasure?
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kobo reader, and the Sony reader
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Sites like amazon
Describe your desk
Pens, paper, computers, usb drives, books and documents
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Uithuizen Groningen the Netherlands
When did you first start writing?
When i was 16
What's the story behind your latest book?
To point out the differences between Tai Chi Tao and Tai Chi Chuan
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Well i am new to smashwords.. so lets see!
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