Interview with A. Nation

Author of Using Word to Upload Your Book to Amazon

I'm retired and writing as much as I can. I have 20 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 Upload Your Book to Amazon> to a new reader?
  • A handbook to help an author to self publish on Amazon
What was the inspiration behind <iUsing Word to Upload Your Book to Amazon> ?
  • Many authors were asking how and afraid to take the first step.
Which authors do you admire? How have they influenced your writing style?
  • Mark Dawson, Brian Cohan
Can you tell us a little about the locations in your book?
  • for use on KDP/Amazon
What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
  • Read read read and network with other authors
What's your writing process?
  • I think about the story for a month until I understand what the plot will be, then I start writing. Sometimes what I thought was going to be the beginning of the tale turns out to be the second chapter.
Which character in <Using Word to Upload Your Book to Amazon> has had the greatest impact on readers?
  • There isn't a character but the reader
If <iUsing Word to Upload Your Book to Amazon> 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?
  • This does not apply
How have readers responded to <Using Word to Upload Your Book to Amazon>?
  • Well, here's a review: "This is a very informative book. The author writes in detail about how to upload your book to Amazon. I recommend it to anyone wanting to learn this process."
Where next? What are you working on now?
  • I just finished Writing Tips and Tools and placed it first in the 3-book series
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A handbook on how to upload your book to KDP for Amazon for ebook and print. Included are screenshots to clarify what is described.