Interview With Author Margaret Gladd
Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
My writing journey has been a profound expression of my soul. With each book, I strive to touch lives, evoke emotions, and bridge the gaps between souls. The 5 books I’ve authored stand as a testament to my unwavering dedication, but it’s the impact on readers that fills me with immeasurable joy. Writing is my calling, a sacred responsibility to share stories that inspire and connect.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book, “Ultimate First Date Guide,” is a heartfelt journey inspired by my genuine desire to transform the first date experience. With a focus on confidence, authenticity, and creating meaningful connections, this book is a celebration of vulnerability and the beauty of human connection.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Ah, my writing journey is adorned with peculiar rituals. In the embrace of silence, I create a sacred space with flickering candles and soothing melodies. The twilight hours hold a mysterious energy, where creativity awakens, and words flow effortlessly. These unconventional habits infuse my writing with enchantment and emotion, unveiling extraordinary tales upon the page.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
James Clear’s “Atomic Habits” is not just a book; it’s a soul-stirring journey that has profoundly impacted my life. His words ignite a fire within me, inspiring intentional habits and personal growth. It has become my guiding light, unlocking my potential and shaping a purposeful and fulfilling existence.
What are you working on now?
I’m currently immersed in the creation of my upcoming book, “The Flirting Formula.” It’s a heartfelt exploration of human connection, delving into the art of flirtation with authenticity and depth. Through practical advice and captivating stories, readers will discover the transformative power of playful, genuine connections. Get ready to embrace your uniqueness and experience the magic of flirtation!
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
When it comes to promoting my books, personal connections hold a special place in my heart. Engaging with readers face-to-face, witnessing the emotional impact of my words, and creating genuine connections is where the magic truly happens. While websites are valuable, it’s the heartfelt conversations and shared experiences that leave a lasting imprint on the hearts of readers.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
To new authors: Embrace your unique voice and trust your creative journey. Take risks, connect with fellow writers, and immerse yourself in reading. Be patient and kind to yourself, for writing is a journey of self-discovery. Your words matter, and by sharing them, you can touch lives and leave a lasting impact. You’ve got this!
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
The best advice I’ve ever received is to “embrace vulnerability fiercely.” It awakened me to the power of authenticity and reminded me that true strength lies in opening ourselves up, even when it feels scary. Embracing vulnerability has led to profound connections, personal growth, and a life filled with joy.
What are you reading now?
Right now, I am completely immersed in the captivating world of “The Book of Joy” by Douglas Abrams. This profound literary masterpiece delves into the transformative conversations between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.