Interview with Lisa Sperring

What do your fans mean to you?
I don't see the people who read my book as 'fans' I see them as friends. They are very important to me.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I try to spend as much time with my partner as possible. He makes my world go round- really, he is amazing. But other than that I LOVE going to the beach and hanging out with friends. Laughing is my all time favorite hobby :)
Who are your favorite authors?
Amanda Hocking, Aprilynne Pike... there are too many! I love YA romance!
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life! Are you kidding me? Life is so full of opportunities, all we have to go is wake up! and get out of bed! haha
What are you working on next?
Book 2 of the Soul Series, and also another YA book I am working on!
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
truth be told- I'm new to the ebook world! ---shhh
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
yes. it was terrible. haha
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes, it was a non-fiction called 'Little by Little.' It was the first book i read in its entirety, and the book that made me say. "hey, I want to write a book that will make me feel how this book made me feel."
What is your writing process?
Write, eat, sleep, edit, write, eat, sleep.... ect haha
How do you approach cover design?
I have an amazing cover designer, we brainstorm ideas and come up with something amazing. I just think about what emotions I really want my book to evoke, and go with that.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Switched series- 3
Wings series- 4

I LOVE paranormal romance so much! It is so exciting and I always get butterflies. I know I'm 23 years old, but I don't think I'll ever grow out of them.
Describe your desk
MESSY!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Sydney, Australia
I really have no idea haha
When did you first start writing?
5 years ago.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Being able to make two (although fictional) People fall in love
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I just wanted people to read my stories, its the fastest way to get the words out there!
What do you read for pleasure?
I love young adult fiction. Anything incredibly romantic with a paranormal twist. I love faeries, angels, vampires and witches hahah. I also love a futuristic dystopia.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I know this may sound weird, but I don't have a e-reading device. I just use my laptop.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
The use of facebook, twitter and youtube.
Published 2014-04-11.
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Books by This Author

Clarity, Soul on Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Seth or Lohk. Soul or human. Life or death. When right feels wrong and wrong feels right, how do you choose?
Affinity: The Soul Keeper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,970. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a world that is falling apart, seventeen year old Elspeth Brighton never thought her vivid nightmares of Hell would be the beginning of a spiral of terrifying events that change her life forever. Love will kill her, hope will save her.