I am usually not good at tooting my own horn, but today I would like to make an exception and share with you this interview about why and how I write.
Getting Over Growing Older
An interview with author Brigitte Nioche
May 31, 2016 | Interviews
Today we are chatting to Brigitte Nioche author of Getting Over Growing Older: How to Change Your Life by Staying Positive
Tell us something unexpected about yourself!
Love doing things out of the box, and enjoy proving the rules and regulations wrong, and when things become more difficult I become more determined to succeed- it’s the rebel inside me
What kind of books do you write?
Self-Help and Memoir/Self Help
What inspired you to write?
Observing people and their life makes me want to help them find a better way
What makes your writing stand out from the crowd?
I write with humor about serious things, never forgetting common sense and a down-to-earth approach – here is comment from a reader.
I liked your book very much. I particularly like your consistent message of staying positive and I also enjoyed learning more about your very interesting life. I think that your advice to older people is excellent. You have succeeded in presenting good advice in a way that is fun to read and think about. It was a treat to read it.
What is the hardest part of writing – for you?
Working alone – and not being able to share before the work is done and the book is written
Where do you like to write – what is your routine?
In my office – and once I start writing I have trouble stopping and just keep going –
What do you do when you are not writing – do you have a day job?
I volunteer 2 days a week – I go to the movies very often – spend time with my family – and travel
Do you work with an outline or just write?
No, I just write – ideas come while working
What advice would you have for other writers?
Write what you feel passionate and strongly about – don’t write for an audience – writing being hard work should be rewarding and satisfying when you done – you must be happy with the result
How important is marketing and social media for you?
I know it is important – but I am not a fan of it and often struggle with it but I need to use it to get the book and myself (blog) out there
What’s your next step?
Selling my book in any way possible – -contacting reviewers -mailing books out to newspapers -writing a blog on social media -and any other avenue that I will find
Getting Over Growing Older is available here
I thank you for taking the time to read this
And never forget – A Smile Changes Everything