Interview with Timothy D. Tims

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Hmmm. Not counting grade school, the first book I remember reading was The Scarlet Letter, great book.
How do you approach cover design?
I wanted a simple design. So many designs today are so busy, it it can be hard to figure out the title of the book. I just went with a Glossy Black cover with white writing, can't get much simpler than that.
What do you read for pleasure?
Right now I'm reading Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy. I'm embarrassed to say I haven't read it sooner.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I don't E-read. I like a book in my hand.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
For a independent publisher, there is only one thing that can work- word of mouth. You have to continually self-promote your work. I dream of the day when a publisher or literary agent says "Let me handle it ok?"
Describe your desk
Uhhhh... It's a desk, describe yours?
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I have lived in SW Oklahoma my whole life. The people are hard working, honest and for the most part church going people. I love where I live and love the people who live here. I would assume that comes across in my writing, at least I hope it does.
Published 2016-01-15.
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Books by This Author

The Manifestation of Caleb Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
In this 76,430 word fiction book written by Timothy D. Tims, he will tell the magical story of Caleb Lewis and the obstacles he overcame in his wake of destruction, extortion and murder on his way to playing Quarterback for the NCAA National Football Championship. The romantic story of Caleb Lewis is a story that shows; even the worst of us can find happiness, fall in love and be saved.