Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am a writer, yoga aspirant and a blogger. I started writing at the age of seven and was voraciously writing till shortly after my 12th birthday. None of my books from that time were finished or published. I have written 3 books and 2 of them are published.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The Last one is Back To The Viper – A Time Travel Experiment. I have been a fan of the first and second season of the TV show Being Erica and as a child I’ve loved Back to Future (though I never watched it till the end – it was aired so late!). Time travel, fantasy and odd scientists have been part of my fiction world since I remember myself.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I like to outline and use sheets with graphics to systematize the plot.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
I loved Fight Club when I was teenager, The Moon Stone by Wilkie Colins was my favorite book for a decade; from the most recent books I loved A.G. Riddle’s Departure and I will read The Atlantis series; about writing, I loved Sean and Johnny’s bestseller Write Publish and Repeat; I am also reading Stephen King’s On Writing.
What are you working on now?
A paranormal-fantasy crime/suspense story. I was inspired by Woody Allen’s movie Scoop where a dead journalist materialized himself during a magician’s show to tell a journalist’s student about the scop of the decay. I love Woody Allen and he is one of my all time favorite directors
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I love Nick Stephenson’s site, also Joanna Penn’s thecreativepenn; Kboards is a must-go place.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
My advice is to be persistent, to write a lot and to try to improve with every subsequent project.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
To write and to read a lot, to tweak and experiment marketing strategies one on a time (to evaluate ROI) and to find a good mentor.
What are you reading now?
I read multiply books right now! I am one of those peculiar readers who cannot strain themselves from other titles. Paydown by Nick Stepehson’s ; The Beam, Sacrifice and many more
What’s next for you as a writer?
To publish my novel Alice in Sinland and to spread the word about it; after I finish the paranormal/crime story I am starting a dystopian sci-fi series ahead in the future which will focus on virtues and vices.
What is your favorite book of all time?
The Bhagavad Gita without a doubt!
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