Exclusive Interview with

LeCain Smith

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When did you start writing?

1984

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What makes writing your passion?

Being able to express my insights and provide stories that entertain and enhance the imagination of children.

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How long have you been writing?

about 40 years

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What was the feeling when you published your first book?

great satisfaction

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What’s the story behind your choice of characters?

true life adventures

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What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?

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How do you get over the “writer’s block”?

persistence

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We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?

Write about what you know and are passionate about.

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If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?

Keep enjoying life and feel good about yourself.

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Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?

All the reviews so far have been good.

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What is the feeling when you get a good review?

Great satisfaction

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Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?

yes

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Which of your characters you can compare yourself with? Did you base that character on you?

Yes, the sea captain

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What do you think, the book cover is as important as the story?

yes

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Do you connect with your readers? Do you mind having a chat with them or you prefer to express yourself through your writing?

yes

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How do you feel when people appreciate your work or recognize you in public?

It's very nice, but I try not to let it go to my head.

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Who is your favorite author? Why?

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What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?

Just my fullest self.

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Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?

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If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?

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What would you say to the “trolls” on the internet? We all know them – people who like to write awful reviews to books they’ve never read or didn’t like that much, just to annoy the author.

Give it up.

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