Interview with Raquelle Stepney

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I think the greatest part about writing is the new adventures that I can explore when coming up with a plot. I also like the idea of picking apart my main characters & putting them back toogether again...this is new I found out about myself as I went through the proof copy of my paper back for Entrapment its pretty great when you thinking of making a character dance at the edge of danger or in the same story or a spin off story.
What do your fans mean to you?
They ask mean a lot to me more than they probably realize. Knowing that they enjoy my writing and I inspire them to go after their dream in some way makes me happy. If they need advice and I will try to give the best way I know how that is part of the reason for my 'Encouragment' section in my anthology Rhythm of the Garden. The word of wisdoms that I'm sharing was either passed down to me from my grandmother or life itself has taught me. If I can not help my fans then I will lead them what can.
What are you working on next?
Pages of an Hourglass is next Fall 2015 Its a short story of mine that I will turn into a full length novel. For more details they can check my webite and subscribe to my mailing list.
Who are your favorite authors?
lol too many...Maya Angelou, Chloe Neill, Lisi Harrison, Courtney Allison Moulton, Kate Brian, Kiera Cass, Alyson Noel, Ally Carter, Francesca Block, Cassandra Clare,Stephenie Meyer,Cecily von Ziegesar,Melissa De la Cruz & Piper Banks, Jennifer estep, Tera Lynn Childs, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Jennifer Estep, E.L. James, Y.S. Lee, G.A. Aiken, and these are just a few
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Entrapment of course...lol
What is your writing process?
Plot, main character, chapter outline, heroine, villian, subplots scenery back story in that order usually sometime i stray when stop or get writer block or im waiting for that euraka moment to take the story to the next level. It comes and goes...lol
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
My first books that made me fall in love with reading: Meet Addy & Changes for Addy of the American girl books, The Babysitter club books by Ann Martin, the clique series by Lisi Harrison, and the weetzie bat books by Francesca Lee Block. These were also the books tht had the greatest impact in my life.
What do you read for pleasure?
It varies my mood usually decides wht I want to read..lol sometimes I was fantasy/myth/paranormal, sometimes I want romance mystery, erotica, and there are times I want a mix of all three.
When did you first start writing?
It started with songs around 5th grade or 6th followed by poems then to stories.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I was intringue a bout norse mythology and Valhalla and Valkyries it just kind of spiraled from there I wanted super human female teens that deal with everyday problems but more upscale. Then I thought what would happen if they had to save the world without never real understand anything about themselves or how they relate to the world or their existence. So throughout the series you will see them loose things, but gain something else in return.
Published 2015-05-20.
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Books by This Author

Rhythm of the Garden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Garden a place where encouragements bring life to the soul. Poems flow wisdom through the ages. Songs breathe rhythm to the heart and stories that traveled from the mythical realms.
Entrapment a Valhalla Legacy novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sasha H. Kensington, Yvonne S. Ames, Yasmine W.Wassen,Jane V. Wineheart, and Alicia B. Vega have inherited their power from their ancestors. When they are invited to be apart of an elite school Valhalla Prepatory School they find out more about there legacy and themselves, and what it means to be apart of something that is bigger than themselves.