Interview with A. Nation

Author of Using Word to Format Your Book

I'm retired and writing as much as I can. I have 24 novels and several novellas published. My genres are science fiction, urban fantasy, and travel mysteries.
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How would you describe <Using Word to Format Your Book> to a new reader?
  • This is a handbook to help indie authors format their book to Amazon, KDP
What was the inspiration behind <Using Word to Format Your Book> ?
  • I couldn't believe the outrageous prices people were charging authors to format their books for publishing. I hope this helps many indie authors.
Which authors do you admire? How have they influenced your writing style?
  • For this style, I would say Mark Dawson and Bryan Cohan
Can you tell us a little about the locations in your book?
  • This takes place at the author's computer at home
What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
  • Don't give up. Read as much as you can. Your story and your idea has to be told.
What's your writing process?
  • I sit down after breakfast and set a few promos, then I might edit my current or previous work, then I'll write either on my current work or create a short story.
Which character in <Using Word to Format Your Book> has had the greatest impact on readers?
  • Since there isn't a character in this book except the reader, I hope this helps everyone
If <Using Word to Format Your Book> were to be adapted for TV or film, who would you see in the lead role? Who did you have in your mind’s eye when you wrote him/her?
  • That would be funny. Maybe a short video.
How have readers responded to <Using Word to Format Your Book>?
  • a few. I hope much more while it's in Kindle Unlimited
Where next? What are you working on now?
  • I just finished a YA sci-fi and will start another Travel Mystery
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