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Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
the first story I ever wrote was in first grade it was about a vacation I went on with my grandma
What is your writing process?
my writing process is I have to have conversations with my characters every morning.. normally over a pot of coffee and sitting on my back deck
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
the first story I remember was The Crucible. I was fascinated by the story and the Salam Witch trails.
It was when I first got in to writing and reading more.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
my five favorite books: they are series books.
Tijan's Fallen Crest Series I love the character dynamics and I love how Tijan writes.
Tijan's Carter Reed series
Aurora Rose Ryenolds Until Series
I love alpha male characters and The women in these books are all my favorites.
What do you read for pleasure?
anything my Lora Leigh, Tijan, Corrine Michaels, Aurora Rose Reynolds, Anne Mercier.. pretty much anything with Strong female characters and Alpha males
What is your e-reading device of choice?
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
word of mouth... my sister is my biggest fan
Describe your desk
messy, I have too much stuff for my desk and my daughter likes adding her toys to it.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Detroit Michigan.. It didn't influence my writing except that I can write about Detroit and be able to accurately write about it
What's the story behind your latest book?
Inked Desire has been in the wiritng process for three years.. when I was in labor the characters came to me with the story and I finally finished it.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Spending time with my daughter and husband.. we love being outside.
What are you working on next?
hopefully I can get back to my other books as long as my characters from inked Desire can stay away for a while
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