Interview with Dova Cantrell

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Tennessee which is the bases for my name -Tennessee Dova Cantrell- so it influenced my writing a lot as I write country stories and songs.
When did you first start writing?
Umm..... I think I started writing at 9. I'm 18 now so its been a long time.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I think for me the greatest joy of writing would be the exhilaration of creating the characters. I mean its a huge rush to be able to create a being, on paper or not.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean everything to me. I feel like they are the reason to keep writing. Even when I wanna give up, I keep going because I feel like I would be letting them down.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on a story that will excite all mermaid lovers.
Who are your favorite authors?
My favorite authors would have to be Rick Riordon and Meg Cabot
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
What inspires me to get out of bed would be the promise of a new experience.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
OK hem I'm not writing, I like to hang around home or read in strange places, like upside down on my couch.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yeah. The first story I ever wrote was a cross between manga and Percy Jackson. It was called The Endless Stone.
What is your writing process?
I walk around until I find inspiration or I read stories until I find something I like. I kinda look around on the internet and look at pictures until I'm inspired.
Published 2016-01-16.
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