Tell us about yourself and what inspired you to start writing.
I enjoyed reading and began writing books about my teaching areas of ministry and mission. Then I became the founding editor of the Renewal Journal, first published in 20 printed books and now a digital journal on www.renewaljournal.com
Tell us about your books.
My books are mostly non-fiction Christian inspiration related to ministry and mission as well as Bible studies. I completed a series on the Lion of Judah and then added the Discovering Aslan series. My books are listed on www.renewaljournal.com
How did you go about getting published?
I began with traditional Christian publishers in America and Australia, then had those books republished independently and continued publishing independently because it offers much more flexibility and costs nothing to upload.
What is your writing process? Do you have a time, day or place you like to write?
My books emerge from a long pregnancy when I get the ideas, read background information and then begin writing and editing drafts. Once I like the drafts I begin publishing. I enjoy working in the early mornings or late evenings.
What do you like to do when you’re not writing? Full-time job, pets, hobbies?
I completed most of my early books while I was teaching at colleges in Australia, adapting our distance education materials into more general books. Now retired I write between travel to interesting locations, especially the South Pacific.
Any advice for authors about book covers?
My early books have covers prepared by professionals, but now I enjoy playing around with CreateSpace – free and creative, especially for uploading your own images. I also use their professional services as for Discovering Aslan.
Any marketing tips you’d like to share with other authors?
These marketing sites serve us well. So does your own Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter because they connect with people who follow you.
What’s your favorite book?
The Bible – in 50 English trtanslations
What are you reading now?
C. S. Lewis, re-reading The Chronicles of Narnia and his other books.
What’s your next book project?
I still have college distance education materials I would love to make available in general books about ministry and mission.