Monday, 7 January 2013

Author Interview: Yales Smith

About the Author:

Hello my name is Yales Smith I am originally from Fort Worth, Texas however; I have resided in Houston, Texas for the last seven years. I am an educator, father, veteran, supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness, and a lover of life. I believe that everyone has a purpose in life and you are either living your purpose or you are still trying to find yourself.

Do you plan everything or just let the story flow?

It is usually a combination of planning and letting things flow.

What is your favourite food?

My favorite food would have to be Italian.

Are you a morning person or a night owl?

I am more of a night owl.

Where do you dream of travelling to and why?

The French Rivera because it is romantic. Do distant places feature in your books?

Not at this current time.

Do you listen to music while writing?

No I like to be able to think in silence.

Could you tell us a bit about your latest release?
The book took me about a year in a half to write and I wanted to write a book that would help women who were having trouble reaching their goals, in turn hoping that they would teacher others how to reach their goals since women are the first educators of life.

Part of the proceeds of the book will be donated to support Breast Cancer Awareness. In addition, if you are the first to crack the code in the book you can win a $1000.00. What have you learned about writing and publishing since you first started? That it is a lot of hard-work and you have to learn how to take care of business and be a good planner.

Is there anything you would do differently?

I would have hired me a virtual assistant.

Who, or what, if anything has influenced your writing?

The author and motivational speaker Brian Tracy.

Anything you would say to those just starting out in the craft?

It is important to learn the business before just jumping in and then trying to find out things.

What are three words that describe you?

Smart, Loving, and Compassionate.

What's your favourite book or who is your favourite writer?

The Da Vinci Code.

Blurb of your latest release or coming soon book.

Goal Driven Women is a must read if you want to be successful.

List of previous books if any.

This is the first of many.

Any websites/places readers can find you on the web:

Thank you, Yales and good luck with your books!

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