Interview with Emma Reese

What are you working on next?
At the moment, too many things to list. I'd like to write a sequel to LIBRARY GIRL, but I have a few other non-erotic things on my plate, first.
Who are your favorite authors?
I like Neil Gaiman a lot. I also really like Brian Jacques' REDWALL series. I've been reading those since I was a little girl.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My alarm clock.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I work a lot. I teach English courses at a small, private college.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Usually through friends. Sometimes it's just randomly browsing the bookstore. Lately, I've taken to Twitter and I've been seeking out authors and checking out their work based on links they post.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Vaguely. It was in second grade, and I'm sure it was something horribly girly with rainbows and bunnies.
What is your writing process?
I write when I can. Sometimes I get a groove going and I'll pump out ten or twenty thousand words in a single sitting. Other days, I get a sentence or two. I usually write in my basement at home. I have a battleship of a desk where my desktop computer rests. When I'm at work, I work on a Samsung Chromebook.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story that had serious impact on me was THE DRAGONS OF AUTUMN TWILIGHT. I read it in first grade. It was the first non-children's book I read. I remember reading the violence and the death and something touched me. Call it a loss of innocence maybe. I was moved by the theme of friendship, but struck by the reality that sometimes people die. It was dark, but I was addicted. Most of my life, I've been a sucker for a book with a dragon on the cover.
How do you approach cover design?
I don't, really. I let someone else do it for me.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Wow. I really don't think I could narrow that down. Neil Gaiman's AMERICAN GODS might be the best fantasy novel of all time. Can we stop there?
What do you read for pleasure?
Everything. Whatever strikes my fancy at the moment. I used to be fastidious about reading books all the way through, but lately I've found there's too much to read. If it loses my interest, I'm on to the next book.
Published 2014-02-23.
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Library Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
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