You can find answers to some frequently asked questions below. If your question isn't covered in the FAQ, feel free to use the contact form below.

Thank you for your interest!

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My brother-in-law made me do it! He told me to write ten stories in two days; The Greatest Animal in the Jungle was the first one I wrote!

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Best Advice for Writers?

It changes on a daily basis! But there are three things you can never go wrong with:

  1. Read lots 

  2. Research lots

  3. Write lots

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How Do You Get Your Inspiration?

It differs from story to story. Some stories come to me plot first, some character first and some come in one image. 

How Did You Become an Author?

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What's Your Writing Process?

 I tailor my process based on how the story comes to me. But one thing I always do is put on some classical or alpha wave music to relax my mental muscles and allow creativity to start flowing.

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Can You Visit My School? Or Appear at My Conference/ Festival/ Event?

It is possible! Send an email to info@sopemartins.com

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Can You Read My Manuscript/ Story?

I do not read unsolicited manuscripts. However, there are a number of places where you can find beta readers and critique partners. I've posted some links on my resources page. 

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Can I Interview You for My Column/ Blog/ Show?

Thank you for your interest! To see if this is possible, please send an email to info@sopemartins.com

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How Can I Get a Signed Copy of Your Book (s)

A shop page will soon be available. Keep checking in or use the contact form above.

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But My Manuscript is Really Great! I Promise!

That's fantastic! Share your story with a critique group and let the magic happen. You can either find one or form one. And best of all, you don't have to be limited by geography.
I wish you all the best!