James P. Sumner writes a series of action thrillers about a former soldier-turned-hitman named Adrian Hell.
He's worked in every type of office environment you can think of – insurance, banking, mobile phones, telesales … you name it, he's done it.
In July 2013, he began work on his first novel and eventually self-published his debut thriller, True Conviction, on Amazon, where it has now been downloaded over 300,000 times.
He is a member of the Crime Writers Association, and saw his fifth novel, A Necessary Kill, selected as a winner in the 2015 Kindle Scout Program, winning him a publishing contract with one of Amazon's imprints.
Episode 75, release date Monday 7th August, 2017
Find Out More:
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/James-P.-Sumner/e/B00ICL7TIK
Interview with James: http://thisiswriting.com/author-interviews-james-p-sumner-and-a-necessary-kill/
Very recent interview with James on the ALLi website: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/sunday-self-publishing-success-stories-james-p-sumner/
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Interview Talking Points:
1) Calibre e-book software: https://calibre-ebook.com/
2) Scivener writing software: https://paulteague.com/scrivener [My affiliate link]
3) Nick Stephenson's website: http://www.blog.yourfirst10kreaders.com/
4) Joanna Penn's website: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/
5) Bookfunnel: https://bookfunnel.com/ [Makes it really easy to deliver free e-books to readers]
7) Jimmy Gibbs on Fiverr.com: https://www.fiverr.com/jimmygibbs [Jimmy designs James' covers]
8) Find out more about Mark Dawson: https://selfpublishingformula.com/
9) The Crime Writer's Association: https://thecwa.co.uk/
10) Kindle Scout: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/
11) James' library talk:
This is the great promo photo that I was talking about: