My desk is actually a massive mess! I collect figures from Japanese cartoons, so its littered with rough drafts, study notes, and my toys. I usually write on my bed though, so its mostly a place for me to stick stuff, and pop down a cup of tea.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in rural Australia, which has influenced my fantasy writing (all of which are still in the works, boo boo boo). I actually didn't get into writing any of my erotica until I moved to the city for University. I met a whole new lot of people, and obviously becoming legally allowed to drink and the like really influenced that!
When did you first start writing?
I wrote my first "novel" at 9. I took this blue noteook with pink flowers on it with me to school every day. It was heavily influenced by the fantasy RPG video games I played with my sister however.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I wanted to be able to share my work, and there is no guarantee that a publisher would ever pick me up, and I just really want people to read what I've worked hard on.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Knowing that someone is going to be moved, or aroused, or inspired- even if the inspiration is to tell me I suck, well, at least they're taking the time to do that!
What do your fans mean to you?
They are the foundation of a writer. You can write, but it means nothing if you have no one to share that with. Fans are your books family, and they need to be treated as such.
What are you working on next?
Who are your favorite authors?
J.K Rowling, Terry Brooks and Neil Gaiman are my BIG favourite authors. I'm dabbling with lesser known writers at the moment, but I plan to spam them unconditional love on my twitter as I find them!
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Knowing that I can make my life and other people's lives better if I just get up and try hard.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Playing games, seeing my boyfriend, or making costumes (sshhh)
What do you read for pleasure?
A lot, so many different things. When I was in primary school they actually invented a "reading" award because of me, and I won it several years in a row, breaking my own records haha.
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