About Donna Carver:
I’ve been a homemaker and mother most of my life. I’ve worked in a variety of professions, including nursing. In 1994, I married a man who drove a semi-truck, and got a real education when I crawled into the truck with him. I wrote a funny and interesting book about the trucking industry and the wild trucker’s CB radio slang and stories from the road. I got the ride of my life in the passenger seat of a ‘sure enough store bought large car’, stylin and profilin’, checking out the ‘seat covers’, watching the ‘bushes for bears’.
What inspires you to write?
I love the way the words activate the mind. From a young age, I knew the power of the written word to bring the mind to places far beyond ourselves.
Tell us about your writing process.
For my book, Truckin’ Up!, I started recording the events in a note book. Then I organized things into categories before putting them in book format. I hadn’t written more than a college thesis before and the process was a learning of the fly experience. I am still learning and am working on another project which I hope will be a good work.
What advice would you give other writers?
Don’t be afraid to fail. Most of us will stumble and fall but, the journey is ongoing and you should be too.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I started out with Publish America but, they weren’t much help when it came to formatting and promotion. I tried self publishing but ended up going through Four Pawns Publishing to produce the finished work.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
I don’t think the printed word will disappear completely but the digital format is growing in popularity and seems to be the reader’s world of the future.
What genres do you write?: humor, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and lyric
What formats are your books in?: eBook, Print, Both eBook and Print, Audiobook
Donna Carver Home Page Link
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