Interview with L.A.Griffiths

What are you working on next?
At the moment, I am working on a short story for an anthology with a group of authors. The proceeds from the book will go to charity to help fund cancer research.
Who are your favorite authors?
I've always been attracted to authors who write horror, crime or dark fantasy. Patricia Cornwall is one of my favorites, and I have been reading her books since my early teen years. Another is Stephen King. I mean come on its Stephen King, do I need to say anymore? I'm also attracted to authors who write young adult fiction
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Thinking about what stories I can come up with. All throughout the day I’m thinking about stories to write or to add and sometimes it’s hard to turn off especially when I’m trying to sleep which is very annoying. Just thinking I get to write another day makes me happy.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
When I’m not writing I’m ether playing on my consoles, reading, or taking the dog for a walk. But it’s hard to switch off. There is always a story cooking inside my head and sometimes it annoys me, it's like I'm always on.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
A very good friend of mine lives and breathes books and we love the same genres. So if she loves a book she will tell me about it or sometimes i'll ask if she's read any good books lately. Sometimes I'll just google genres and it the storyline pop out at me I'll dive straight in.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Oh wow. Just thinking about it makes me laugh, It was hand written on a piece of A4 paper. God knows where that thing ended up. It was about a murder mystery and I really enjoyed writing it but nothing on this green earth would get me to read it wherever it is.
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing when I was young I wrote for myself and in school. I never thought anything of it until one of my teachers read my work out to the class, i was so embarrassed because i thought it was going to be absolute rubbish but she said it was good and from there I've always written and haven’t looked back.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My latest book in the Siren Series is Desire the third instalment. Ellie has left the supernatural community behind her and she tries to live what she thinks is a normal life but there is a group of people watching her every move, waiting for their opportunity to capture her. She is all alone and thinks she can get by but she is wrong.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I wanted to try something different since I had many story ideas and I found it out by many others that there is an entire market just waiting for great stories they might never read about. But before I dived straight in I researched everything I needed to know about indie to give it a go and here I am.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I love reading from my Ipad, I take it everywhere with me when I can. It’s just so handy for all you books in one place. But sometimes you cannot beat a good paperback and sometimes I find myself trying to scroll the pages like an iPad.
Published 2016-05-31.
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Books by This Author

Fallen (The Siren Series #5)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: British English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ellie is in danger of being killed by the protectors after they have heard a devastating prophecy that could shake the supernatural community to its core.
The Siren Series: Books 1-3 (The Siren Series Boxset)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 130,890. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The first three books in The Siren Series that people are calling spell bounding and thrilling. This omnibus edition includes the first THREE books in The Siren Series. Broken, Chained and Desire. Read the tales of a young girl's struggle against the forces that wish to claim her as their own.
Enemies (The Siren Series #4)
Series: The Siren Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Ellie has heard a life changing prophecy that could turn her friends into foes.. Enemies is the Fourth in The Siren Series. A young adult paranormal romance that will keep you in suspense cover to cover.
Desire (The Siren Series #3)
Series: The Siren Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,980. Language: British English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Ellie has left it all behind and she's never going back.. Desire is the Third in The Siren Series. A young adult paranormal romance that will keep you in suspense cover to cover. Ellie has stated a new life for herself but the supernatural word keeps calling her back and when there is a large bounty on her head she must go back into dreaded darkness to face her own fears.
Chained (The Siren Series #2)
Series: The Siren Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,970. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
She must do the unthinkable and go deep into the supernatural world.. Chained is the Second in The Siren Series. A young adult paranormal romance that will keep you in suspense cover to cover.
Broken (The Siren Series #1)
Series: The Siren Series. Price: Free! Words: 47,970. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
(5.00 from 1 review)
With just one touch she will have you on your knees.. Dark forces stalk after a forbidden creature that the supernatural world thought extinct. They must either capture or kill it before everything they have worked for will be undone, but no one knows that this forbidden creatu