Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Hello my name is Joe Pranaitis, I’ve been writing stories since I graduated highschool in 1996 and my first two books which were called Infinite Possibilities now called Infinite Stars. Since then I’ve written 15 books 13 of which are yet to be published and a whole host of Kindle Worlds stories.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The names of my latest book is The Chronos Files: The shattered Saga: Chapter 4 and what inspired me to write it was Doctor Who’s time war of which the Shattered Saga is.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Yes I read and relax and sometimes eat before I sit down to write.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Diane Carey, Kevin J. Anderson, M.D. Cooper. The books or book that has influenced my own work is Star Trek: Final Frontier by Diane Carey.
What are you working on now?
I am working on my next Kindle Worlds story and the last of this leg in the Chronos Files: The shattered Saga: Chapter 5.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Facebook, and Twitter as well as my own websites and always promote your own books at 3pm on twitter that is the best time to get your tweet noticed and retweeted.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Follow your heart and write what you want to and do not I repeat do not listen to the critics and naysayers they will do everything that they can to bring you down.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Follow your heart.
What are you reading now?
What I am reading now is Perseus Gate #5: The toll road between the Stars by M.D. Cooper and Doctor Who: Underwater War by Richard Dinnick
What’s next for you as a writer?
I have one short story to write and following that two Kindle Worlds stories one G.I. Joe and The 100.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
First would be my all time favorite Star Trek: Final Frontier, The Road to Dune by Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, then Doctor Who: Shada by Douglas Adams and Garth Roberts and lastly Perseus Gate #4: The Last Bastion of Star City by M.D. Cooper.