Interview with Xaiver Morden

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I select the genre what I want to read, than I check the reviews of the books. I read into the books if possible and if I like I would buy it.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
There was a fantasy role playing game story. I can not remember the title.
What is your writing process?
I write a short story line a overall. I creating the characters. I define their properties and than put them into the story.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
There was a fantasy book "adventure, game, risk" type. I don't remember what was the title. It was possible to decide what would you do.
How do you approach cover design?
I imagine what would present the story described at the best. I'll try it to appear on the cover.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
There are a lot of books what I like not have 5 favorite.
What do you read for pleasure?
Fantasy stories most and science fiction.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Notebook or desktop pc.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Even now I'm learning and I'm looking for the right way for book promotion.
Describe your desk
I have a desktop pc and notebbok on my desk, and a printer.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up a small and quiet town. We played a lot with my friends outside in the nature. Later primary school age we started the role playing games and this is what launched my career in writing.
When did you first start writing?
At the beginning of 2000.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The creation of humanity, the relationship between humans and aliens. The ancient legends.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I can not find my place in the world. I made diverse work but none really tied down. Therefore, I decided I would like to do it in what I take delight in the writing.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I hope Smashwords will help me many readers recognise my work.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
If I got positive feedback for my readers. For example: Wow this is a great story and they like it.
What do your fans mean to you?
Very important for me because they give me feedback what like or not, and of course they pay the stories. I want to be a full-time writer in the future, because this is currently not afford it
What are you working on next?
I want the City of the Reptilians story continue and later I will start writing a great fantasy story.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm working a boring workplace in a factory. I play games and I love the body building and fitness sport. I meet with my friends and drinks.
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen King, Jeffrey Stone, Wayne Chapman, Roul Renier R. A. Salvatore
Published 2015-03-21.
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Books by This Author

Legend of Fire and Ice
Price: Free! Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The continent of Algaron has been at peace for the last century. However, folks of the world have been whispering about the Nozgold Empire, joining forces with the demon-worshipping nomads of the Southern grasslands, preparing to attack the free nations of the North.
City of the Reptilians
Series: Reptilians Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Steven Cross, a man from a small town in Colorado goes climbing to the nearby mountains. As a result of a sudden and strong earthquake, several rifts open in the ground. From one of these, a mysterious light drifts toward the surface. Giving in for his curiosity, the young man descends into the narrow hole. What he finds down there changes his life forever.