Interview with Delia J Colvin

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I love what I do! I love getting the story told, whether it be screenplay or novel. I'm living my dream life!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm a bicyclist and I love to hike, snorkel and read.
When did you start writing?
I'm one of those people that knew I should be writing from a very early age. Unfortunately the school systems are not really designed to create or encourage writers. During a near-death incident my first thought was that no one had read my stories. That changed my perspective. I still wasn't certain that I had the skill to finish a story, let alone a novel, but I began writing and 10 weeks later, I had the rough draft to all three novels in The Sibylline Trilogy (which later became The Oracles Series). Book Five is due out this year.
What is your writing process?
I just write. If I'm having trouble with a section I write other sections. I give myself a word count and go after it. I often give myself insane deadlines. Makes it interesting.
How do you approach cover design?
I have a brilliant cover designer, Natasha Brown and she and I work hand in hand. I usually have an idea of what I want and she just runs with it. I also have a brilliant photographer, Fazil Ahmed and he now does my cover photos. Putting together a great team is vital in this industry and I'm very grateful to work with these amazing professionals..
What are your five favorite books, and why?
To Kill a Mockingbird, Outlander, Gone with the Wind, Twilight and The Great Gatsby

I like great storytelling in any genre, with unexpected heroes that are often flawed, but beautiful.
Published 2015-06-14.
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Books by This Author

The Last Oracle: Book Three of The Sibylline Trilogy (Oracles Series)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,580. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
“The thrills come a mile a minute with the creative and descriptive writing of Delia Colvin.” Blogger D. Denney of Espacularaiesa “The masterpiece of the trilogy.” The Last Oracle is book three of the bestselling Oracles Series that weaves Greek mythology, with a modern tale of eternal love. As Alex and Valeria’s wedding day draws near, their secret plans are discovered and now no one is safe!
The Symbolon: Book Two of The Sibylline Trilogy (Oracles Series)
Price: Free! Words: 110,530. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Book Two of the bestselling series that weaves Greek mythology with a modern tale of eternal love! For 3000 years, Alex has dreamed of a life with his symbolon, his mortal soul mate, Valeria. But when they approach the ancient council for approval of their marriage, they are faced with terrifying threats, including a devastating separation that neither may survive.
The Sibylline Oracle: Book One of The Sibylline Trilogy (Oracles Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When she's rescued by handsome Alex Morgan, Valeria thinks she's found her happy ending. But Alex knows the terrifying truth...time is running out! And unless they can discover the source of an ancient curse, fate will take her life...again. Mythology and modern romance intertwine in this addictive trilogy. "The charm of Twilight, the mystery, wit and intelligence of Da Vinci Code!" CM Albert