Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of over fifty children’s books. Whether it’s pirates, princesses, spies, or discovering the world around us, her books have enchanted educators, parents, and her diverse audience of children of all ages.
Her best-selling book, The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids: 800+ Jokes! has reached number one on Amazon in March of 2020 and has remained in the top 200 books since then.
She published Mindfulness for Kids with J. Robin Albertson-Wren.
Carole has co-authored two self-help books. Navigating Indieworld: A Beginners Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing with Julie A. Gerber, and Marketing Indieworld with both Julie A. Gerber and Angela Hausman.
Roman is the CEO of a global transportation company, as well as a practicing medium.
She also writes adult fiction under the name Brit Lunden and has created an anthology of the mythical town of Bulwark, Georgia with a group of indie authors.
Writing is her passion and one of her favorite pastimes. Roman reinvents herself frequently, and her family calls her the ‘mother of reinvention.’ She resides on Long Island, near her children and grandchildren.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Grady Whill and the Templeton Codex. I wanted to write a full-length YA book
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I can write while I have a conversation. I can write in multiple genres, fiction, and nonfiction as well as to a wide variety of age groups.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
James Clavell, Jodi Piccoult, Ian Fleming, JK Rowling
What are you working on now?
Grady Whill Book 2
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I promote on Facebook and with many blogs. http://www.britlunden.com and caroleproman.com
Which Websites you like most to promote your book
The Children\’s Book Review
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Keep your day job. Lower your expectations. It takes a lot of time to promote your book. If you don\’t invest in yourself, no one will.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
What are you reading now?
Lessons in Chemistry
What’s next for you as a writer?
I am publishing a children\’s picture book called Henrietta Hedgehog\’s Prickly Problem
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?
ShoGun, Harry Potter, History of England, 72 Angles (Damon Brand)