Title: Flatlined: Almost Doesn’t Count
Synopsis: Inspired by a True Story – Life was all fun and games until the day 25 year old Kai Davis walked into a UK hospital passing out from an unknown disease that threatens her life. Just moving from Japan to England, not knowing many people and her military husband in Iraq on a 6-month deployment. Kai must learn to live with the cards she was dealt. Will she embrace the challenge or give up without a fight?
Author: K. S. Oliver
CH: Hello K. S., welcome to my blog. Please tell us in one sentence, why we should read your book.
KSO: It’s inspired by my life…unfiltered.
CH: What inspired you to write this novel?
KSO: When I was diagnosed with Lupus the depression was taking over.
CH: Was it painful to revisit that the situations that are connected to your illness?
KSO: Extremely, I didn’t realize how angry I was.
CH: Did you leave out any stories that you wanted to include?
KSO: You never know what’s next.
CH: What are you doing to raise awareness for Lupus? Do you have a website to refer people to for Lupus?
KSO: I focus on my story, hoping it will inspire someone to tell theirs. I have a lupus group on facebook, and I promote my books through the National Lupus Foundation in Washington (DC). They are supportive and it reaches more survivors. I have done multiple speaking engagements and fashion shows, including Lupus Support Groups. I always promote lupus awareness through #LHandSign #LupusAwareness .
CH: Do you write full-time or part-time?
KSO: Part-time. I’m a Mother, Event Planner, Co-owner of a Publishing Company, Model, Public Speaker, Poet and Author.
CH: Since you’re a self-published author, do you plan on finding an agent or a publisher?
KSO: I have a Marketing Representative and I plan to remain self-published. No one works harder than I do for me.
CH: How long have you been writing? How did you start writing?
KSO: I have always been a writer. I write in diaries, etc. It was an escape.
CH: Do you have any writing rituals or do you listen to “mood music” when you write?
KSO: A good tv show and I go writing.
CH: Your cover is very descriptive of the content. Who designed the cover?
KSO: Aija Butler of AMB Branding designed my cover. She is a great designer, sister and friend. She understood my vision.
CH: Since this is an eBook, do you plan on having a paperback or hardback in the future?
KSO: It is currently in both eBook and Paperback.
CH: Do you have plans for a new book?
KSO: I am currently working on a novel with the Literary Ladies of Atlanta.
CH: Do you have a website?
CH: Where is your book sold?
KSO: Amazon, Google Play and my website.
CH: Any closing remarks
KSO: I have been to hell and back and it didn’t stop me from doing anything I wanted to do as a person or a businesswoman. It was just a bump in the road.
CH: Thank you, K. S., and thank you for sharing your novel and creating awareness about Lupus disease with my audience.
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