Interview with Jennifer Kimberly Carberry

What's the story behind your latest book?
I'm digging back into my Wake the Dream series.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I can't stop making stories thought I should share.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I keep on getting hits on my books! It's pretty amazing.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I love writing. I love telling stories.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on Book 2 of my Wake the Dream series. :)
Who are your favorite authors?
Nietzsche
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Love of life. Haha. True I promise.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I teach. I walk. I make art. I'm always on the move.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Here.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. Forget what it was called. It was too long ago.
What is your writing process?
Mental planning. Writing and re writing in my head.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Wait till Hellen Comes. Made me love creepy stories.
How do you approach cover design?
Find something with impact. I make all of my covers from art I've done.
What do you read for pleasure?
I've been doing more writing then reading lately. I write for easily three hours a day.
When did you first start writing?
When I was little. Not sure, maybe second grade.
I know you write but I also know you love art. who is your favorite artist?
I'm not sure if anyone knows of the artist but my favorite art is a series known as the Unicorn Tapestries. They are hung in a very beautiful room in the Cloisters in NY City. They have a sort of haunting quality to them; ghost like, captivating.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
When I was younger...
1. Harold and the Purple Crayon
2. Where the Wild Things Are
3. Wait Till Helen Comes
4. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
And now...
5. One of my own books :)

Why? No. Idea.
Published 2018-11-20.
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Books by This Author

Wake the Dream - Book One
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Repeat, repeat, repeat... All Lane's life does is repeat. But, that's about to change when she runs into a super strange kid named Night. She thinks he's an alien. And he just might be. He has this amazing ability. Night can walk through dreams and memories and now he wants Lane to come to. He needs help finding something he lost. But Lane must be careful to never wake the dream.