Interview with Janice Tarver

What do your fans mean to you?
My clients are my friends... who have helped sustain my business through their loyalty and support for more than twenty-five years.
What are you working on next?
A new book about life experiences.
Who are your favorite authors?
I have a great appreciation for the works of Nora Roberts and Sandra Brown.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Everyday is an opportunity to be of service to those in need and an opportunity to learn something new.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I have a beautiful garden and my paintings keep me busy.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Through random queries and searches.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Those which are most meaningful are published in 'The Happy Medium.'
What is your writing process?
I try to write three pages per day... when I am in process.
How do you approach cover design?
To date, my covers have been my artwork.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Amazon and Smashwords.
Describe your desk
Antique and well organized.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Methuen, Massachusetts and Salem, New Hampshire. My writings have been influenced by my family heritage.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
My writings are done mostly as requests from my clients... the sharing of my experiences.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
The means by which clients and friends get information about me and perhaps realize that others have similar experiences for we are all connected whether we pay attention or not.
What do you read for pleasure?
Eckhart Tolle and Ester Hicks
Published 2014-06-06.
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Books by This Author

The Happy Medium Book Two: Memorable Readings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
In the continuation of her first book, The Happy Medium Book Two: Memorable Readings focuses more on client readings about loss and grieving. Janice describes how messages come to her during a reading and how she handles those messages and passes them on to her clients. She also addresses the question of whether pets have souls, and whether houses can indeed be haunted.
The Happy Medium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Although she has sometimes been referred to as a clairvoyant, author Janice Tarver prefers to describe her abilities as those of a medium. The Happy Medium centers upon Janice’s interactions with clients, the clients themselves having submitted many of the experiences described in the book. Her journey through acceptance and actualization of her gift comprises another facet of the story.