Book Buzzr, the service I use to display free samples of all my books conducted an interview with me. The following is that interview.
1. Could you tell us a little bit about yourself?
Russell Sherrard was born in Ruston, Louisiana, near Shreveport, Louisiana. He grew up most of his life in Greenville, South Carolina. After graduating high school he went off to college in Pasadena, California, home of the Rose Bowl parade and game. He met his wife Betty there and they have been married for 42 years. The couple have 3 adult daughters and the family lives in Sacramento, California.
After working for a major HMO for over 30 years in the Information Technology field, due to the bad economy his job was outsourced to IBM. Being only 2 years away from retirement Russell decided to retire early.
Needing something to supplement his social security income he decided to try his hand at writing for the Amazon Kindle.
He now has 17 books on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and on his own two web sites www.sherrardebookresellers.com and www.growingthroughgracebookstore.com
2. Describe your book ‘Holy Bible – American Standard Version’ in 30 words or less.
This eBook is the American Standard Version of the Holy Bible. I wrote this eBook due to the lack of usable navigation with other books on Kindle. With this version a specific verse, in any chapter, of any book can be found in a matter of seconds. I use this eBook at Church all the time and can find a reference quicker than someone that has the experience of many years with a paper Bible.
3. What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Getting the navigation right and making it as easy as possible to find any verse in the Bible as quickly as possible.
4. What books have had the greatest influence on you?
The Bible of course and the writings of Charles Haddon Spurgeon – Morning and Evening Devotionals, Treasury of David.
5. Briefly share with us what you do to market your book?
I do all my marketing on a free basis as often as possible. I have a page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SherrardsEBookResellers and on Twitter @sherrardsebooks and I also promote my own books as well as fellow authors on my blog Sherrards eBook Resellers Blog http://www.sherrardsebookresellers.com/ I interact with fellow authors on Facebook on how to market my books will little on no money.
6. How do you spend your time when you are not writing?
Watching the Atlanta Braves Baseball, Reading ebooks by my fellow authors and reviewing them and lastly listening and watching news radio and tv by my particular political persuasion.
7. What are you working on next?
I am working on a revolutionary Bible Reading System that if adopted by Christians will transform their life.
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