Sharmin Turner: Why did you start to write?
Amanda Kay: I have always written. It started as mostly poetry in my High School and College Days, but then after I got married and my husband was away for work I decided to see if i could write a book that was 2009. In 2013 while getting ready to move I had a lot of ideas swirling in my head and decided I needed to give writing a fair chance and try to make a career of it,
ST: When did you start to write?
AK: 2009 and then 2013
ST: What kind of books do you write and why?
AK: Paranormal/Fantasy Romance. I write this genre because it has always come the easiest for me and because I love romance. Also the Paranormal/Fantasy aspects gives me endless story line options
ST: What is the name of the company you publish your books under?
AK: Kingsnake Publishing it is a company I created and then I partnered with an author friend of mine Angela Fattig.
ST: You are CEO of Kingsnake Publishing why and when did you start your own publishing company?
AK: I started the company in October 2014. It was just supposed to be an imprint for my books, but I know the indie market is growing and a lot of authors are unsure of how to get started, so I decided to branch out and make it a true indie publishing house.
ST: Tell me more about Kingsnake Publishing and the author’s and the direction of this company.
AK: We take everything except children’s books, there have been so submissions that haven’t been for us though. The direction is to help authors achieve their dreams. Our Motto is: Authors Charming Readers Everywhere. Which is my goal for the company that readers get excited about one of our releases.
ST: Do each of these authors have a Facebook page list them all if you can?
AK: Yes they do, (I don’t have them all handy) but you can see all our authors on kingsnakepublishing.blogspot.com as well as their books links.
ST: Are you looking to add more author’s if so please provide that information?
AK: Yes we are always looking. All submission guidelines can be found on our website or Facebook Page.
ST: Do you have any advice for aspiring author’s out there and also how to find a good publishing company?
AK: Be yourself. You won’t please everyone but if you love what you are writing others will too.
A good company won’t ask for money upfront for things like editing and cover design. Do you research and ask questions if something confuses you or bothers you.
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