Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Wife, mother, author, and time traveling adventurer. Born and raised in Newport, RI where history is a way of life, Pamela Ackerson now lives on the Space Coast of Florida, a hop, skip, and jump from Orlando, where imagination and fantasy abounds. Pam started at a young age, creating children's stories to entertain her younger brother, then carrying those stories on to her own children. With the love of reading romance, she graduated to writing non-fiction, historical fiction, time travel, and children's preschool/first reader books.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Be More Successful with Marketing and Advertising. Attending conferences and working in the industry, I have a lot of authors pick my brain. This book answers the most frequently asked questions and offers help and advice on how to get your name and books out there in front of readers.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
No, I'm probably the most boring author ever.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Too many to name. It be easier to name the genres. I love science fiction, paranormal, and history.
What are you working on now?
I'm working on a time travel cozy mystery called The Gingerbread House.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I never advertise and promote in just one spot. I'm sure you've heard the saying, "never put all your eggs in one basket". I follow that rule and promote and advertise on multiple websites and print magazines.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Don't give up.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Listen to your heart when you're writing. It will guide you in the direction your story needs to go.
What are you reading now?
A Second Chances book by Tina DeSalvo
What’s next for you as a writer?
I want to write a ghost story. It's been calling my name for a while but I need to finish The Gingerbread House first.
What is your favorite book of all time?
The Potter Series
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