Interview with Author LMBlakely

When did you first start writing?
I started writing novels in 2006. At first, I was journeling then it turned into something remarkable.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind my last book was the journey of a woman dreaming the impossible but it was shattered when it became possible.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I just consider myself as an author.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It's an outlet for me. I enjoy listening to my readers chat about the stories.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are everything to me and my motivation.
What are you working on next?
I am working on Wikked 3: Diabolical Ways
Who are your favorite authors?
I really enjoyed the late great, E. Lynn Harris to be honest. I have a list of others that I'm drawn to but I enjoy a good read from anyone.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I have breath in my body and another attempt to be great.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm always writing, but listening to music.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
By reviews or word of mouth.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. Wikked.
What is your writing process?
I have various writing processes but it depends on the book and the genre. Mostly, I listen to music and I like to set my ambiance in a chillaxed setting.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes. My mother gave me Invisible Life by E. Lynn Harris and it was impressionable.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I am military brat so I've traveled all over the world, and it has made me an open-minded writer.
Published 2018-04-02.
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Books by This Author

Shattered Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,310. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Shattered Dreams is a tale full of underlying secrets and motives. Everyone has an alibi, a story, a reason and an explanation but no one is to be trusted. This entrée is quite the meal, a plate of suspects, a bowl of lies, a cup of envy with a spoonful of hope, pinch of love and a dash of betrayal, but the server of this meal is the one who holds the truth.