Interview with Adrian Hurtado
Author of Toad’s Tools
Where are you from originally and where do you reside now?
What made you decide to write and publish your first book?
I was an educator
How would you describe your books to first time readers?
Positive children’s stories
Who do you feel is most likely to connect with the topics you write about?
Infants to 10 years, parents, grandparents
What unexpected or surprising thing did you learn during the process of writing and publishing?
Writing is easy, publishing is not.
If you could, what advice would you give to your past self before embarking on this journey?
Don’t give up
How many people would you ideally like to reach with your books?
As many as possible
What has been the biggest challenge and frustration during the process to date?
Having publishers not even look at my book without an agent.
What’s your biggest strengths when it comes to book a) writing, b) publishing and c) marketing?
I enjoy it
What’s your biggest weakness when it comes to book a) writing, b) publishing and c) marketing?
I can’t write more until I get published
When do you think you will write your next book?
It is already completed
Are you self published or did you use a hybrid publisher, or a traditional publisher?