Interview with Elena

How do you approach cover design?
I prefer simple but appealing covers.
What do you read for pleasure?
Light romance, mystery and fantasy novels
When did you first start writing?
I was 10 when I wrote my first story, I wrote it in script form back then.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I get to voice out my beliefs, design characters to my heart content, and explore the wildest corners of my imagination.
What are you working on next?
A mystery/romance novel focusing on witchcraft and supernatural creaturs; a teen-fiction with an adult theme
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen Chbosky-The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Rick Riordan-Percy Jackson series
Conan Doyle-Sherlock Holmes stories
Heather Graham-Ghost Moon
CS Harris-What Angels Fear
Sidney Sheldon-Tell me your dreams
Mitch Albom-Tuesdays with Morrie
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading good books, sketching, listening to awesome music, and playing Zombie Tsunami
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Perks of Being a Wallflower-I love Chbosky's way of writing and Charlie's complex character
The Hounds of Baskervilles-I love it because it's one of the greatest mystery novel ever written; the complex plot and the characters just burning their mark in your mind.
What Angels Fear-This is the first historical romance I've ever read, the way Harris build the story is amazing with her articulate language and writing style
The Spooks Apprentice-I love witches and spooks and curses and magic
Tell Me Your Dreams-It's mind-blowing and I can't help falling in love with Ashley's character
Describe your desk
Unorganized.
Papers and notes topped with my notebook on the side, a couple of pens here and there, a laptop, a smartphone and three bars of cadbury chocolate.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My love and interest for witchcraft and supernatural beings
Published 2014-08-22.
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