Interview with Monique De Graaf

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I started writing a novel a few years ago that was a lot more common world than this book. Then I had a dream one night woke up the next day and started writing this one
What is your writing process?
I love to listen to music while I write, with ear phones of course. I usually find a comfy spot and let my mind take over
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first real adult novel I read was from a great author Sherrylin Kenyon and I just couldn't put it down.
How do you approach cover design?
It was very difficult to find what I wanted. I wanted something beautiful to stand out and have my own tastes in there as well
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Hmm. That's a hard one... I have read a lot of books and I can't quite pin point my favourites I love them all
What do you read for pleasure?
I love paranormal romance. Anything paranormal with some romance always gets me intrigued but it has to have a good story plot and action
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I books is my number one choice
Describe your desk
Messy with a lot of notes hehe
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Toowoomba, Queensland. I have always had a vast imagination and have always wanted to write a novel with all that goes on in my mind.
When did you first start writing?
Two years ago.. With my first novel then switched and started writing this one
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I wanted to share my work with everyone who loves a good story
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The quirks and the personalities that take on their own lives in my book. Even I laugh out loud with some of the stuff that I write and I itch to get back in and continue writing
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. I love to hear feedback on how they enjoyed the book and how my characters make them feel
What are you working on next?
I don't want to give much away but there will be more books to follow this one...
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading mostly or doing housework or working
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I love them. Every author has their quirks and their novels are enrapturing
Published 2016-05-30.
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Books by This Author

Elven Born Half Breed
Series: Elven Born Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Eliser Fenen was just a normal seventeen year old girl. Or so she thought. Suddenly finding herself and her brother Riley on the run for their lives, Thrown into a world where the supernatural was real and monsters really did exist, she had a choice to make. A burden which wasn't one that was taken lightly. With the dark Queen's hunters hot on their heels will she give in and choose the dark?