Interview with Zoe Lore

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up all over but mostly at the feet of old story-tellers. Their influence is obvious.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing before I knew how and just never put the pen down. I've been professionally writing for seven years now.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I wrote many illegible things in my bedroom long before I knew the code, but the earliest narrative I can recall was about a packet of seeds which grew into a unicorn.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The writer's high that I feel after producing quality work--that makes me feel real.
What is your writing process?
I live and then write. Most often, I write in a non-linear fashion, skipping around and then going back to connect the pieces.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I read, research, cook, clean, and devote myself to my husband and family.
Who are your favorite authors?
I was birthed in a library and weened on the written word. I will read anything with words, but two of my favorite writers are Kate Chopin and Jane Austen.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My family is an inspiration; in addition, I have a deep internal drive to leave this world a little bit better than I found it.
How do you approach cover design?
I prefer clean covers. I find that the trend in romance and erotica (my current focus areas) cheapens it as a written art form.
Describe your desk
I have three desks, but I work at none of them since the advent of the laptop.
Published 2014-03-05.
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Books by This Author

Double Sword
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Interracial, Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
When Eudora meets Dallas, nearly ten years younger than herself and wonderfully outgoing, she celebrates her success; that is, she celebrates until Dantel crashes her date. It looks like she's in for a major disappointment, wearing new shoes for nothing, only to find that on top of being best friends and business partners
Foxy Fallon's Folly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
Faxon is a swimmer who spends more time swimming than studying. When it shows in her grades, she goes to her professor to ask for 'extra credit.' His reaction is far from what she expected.
Three Little Sorority Girls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
It's pledge week on campus, and Abby is determined to make this year's hazing something to remember. When three young girls get the news that they didn't make the cut, they plead for a second chance. Abby and her camera girl, Gail, are happy to give it them a second chance on the ranch upstate.
Bubbling Cauldrons: A Hallowton Story
Series: Hallowton Erotica, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
All grown up, Maggie meets up with her closest childhood friend Jill in Hallowton, where she is invited to the mysterious Micheal's birthday. Little does she know, Jill has made a few new friends and started a new hobby. These new friends want virgin Maggie's help in arousing a powerful, but slumbering, being.
In Heat
Series: Hallowton Erotica, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal
Jessie is a young woman looking to reconnect with some of her old cheerleading friends for a weekend in Vegas. After a freak accident that leaves her car totaled, Jessie finds herself imprisoned with James, a man claiming to be a werewolf who is driven crazy by her scent. When the full moon rises, James will devour Jessie, one way or another.