Interview with Kathy Delatte

Who are your favorite authors?
Anne Rice, E.L. James and Lisa Renee Jones
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
First in formost God and my lovely husband
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
If I'm not writing am usually at work , spending time wit my husband
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Well it depends on what mood I am in, but if the description gets me I'm sold.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes , I wrote a short story about a a girl who became a vampire from New Orleans
What is your writing process?
My writing process is basically writing all my thoughts and ideas on a notepad. Then I decide what kind of book I should write than I go from there
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first book I remember reading in detail was interview of the vampire by Anne Rice. I became so draw to vampire book a movies after reading that book.
How do you approach cover design?
Well as for this cover design I just look for a couple in a lovers embrace but the next one will be better.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Interview of the Vampire, Vampire of Hire, Fifty Shades of Grey, Bare to You and Locked Out. Well Interview of the Vampire and Vampire for Hire because it kept me at the edge of my seat.As for Fifty Shades of Grey and Locked Out is because the BDSM relationships intrigue me. Bare to you because anything can happen no matter how much money you have problems can still happen.
What do you read for pleasure?
Well I enjoy romance novels but I love BDSM/ Erotic Novels
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Well I have a Nook Color
Describe your desk
It's not a desk it's my bed, notebook and laptop
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born and raised in New Orleans,La . New Orleans is a city of history and mystery I guess you can say it influence my writing in different ways
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing in high school but stopped. Then after I got married I started writing again my husband is my muse and he is my number one supporter
What's the story behind your latest book?
Well I guess you can say the story behind this book is tha everyone deserve a second chance in love. Most people that have kids and are divorce think the have to stay alone. I've witness this first hand with my parents now after that my siblings and I are older my parents finally moved on and married again.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
My husband told me I could do anything if I just believed in myself as much as he does.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To bring my characters to life and to read people review on my books.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans I didn't know I had any beside my husband , but I love everyone of my fans to their support
What are you working on next?
I'm working on two books at once, the sequel to finally and untitled love story
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Well the only marketing I have done as been on here so fare but I planning to do a few things
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It's been a big help to get me recognized as new and upcoming author
How do I became a good author?
This is where I need your help
what motivated you to write "Finally" and "Finally Lovers Embrace"?
I guess you can say that i was motivated to write a story from a different prespective on a romance novel you always read about billionairies with someone the work with or CEO with your average guy. I just tried to make it more realistic to your everyday love affair.
Published 2014-01-08.
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