Interview with Thomas-Ian Nadeau
Author of My Embodiment As A Broken Record
Where are you from originally and where do you reside now?
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
If you currently reside somewhere besides where you were born, what’s the story that lead from there to here?
I lived in a small town but illness lead me to the big city.
What made you decide to write and publish your first book?
It was something built on. Stream of consciousness and determination. It started with chance.
How would you describe your books to first time readers?
A Gay Old Time. ( Seriously joking).
Who do you feel is most likely to connect with the topics you write about?
People to stop wearing invisible masks and just be themselves. This story was meant to inspire most people.
What unexpected or surprising thing did you learn during the process of writing and publishing?
That self publishing costs a lot a lot of money and a lot of people don’t care.
If you could, what advice would you give to your past self before embarking on this journey?
You can’t change your destiny. I wouldn’t go back.
How many people would you ideally like to reach with your books?
As many as possible. Wishing it become a classic.
What has been the biggest challenge and frustration during the process to date?
Cost. And people not caring about the self published author.
What’s your biggest strengths when it comes to book a) writing, b) publishing and c) marketing?
I try and write unique stories.
What’s your biggest weakness when it comes to book a) writing, b) publishing and c) marketing?
When do you think you will write your next book?
A book full of darkness probably.
Are you self published or did you use a hybrid publisher, or a traditional publisher?
Self published and hybrid publisher.
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