Interview with Lynelle Clark

What are you working on next?
I am busy with Book 2, a follow up on Blood Mines. After the feedback I have received I realised I need to continue with the story and answer some of the questions raised.
I am also in the final draft of War mistress, a 3 part series that will be released in this year.
Who are your favorite authors?
I have a few: Konsalik, Deon Meyer, Ena Murray, and Stieg Larson.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I like to be productive and do have a full time job as well.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I like to read, updating my blogs and visiting with family and friends. Otherwise I like the open road and sight-seeing.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Mostly by recommendations
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
A Pirate's Wife was my first.
What is your writing process?
I like to write in a quiet place with no interruptions. No music, a bottle of water sitting in a room with no movements. Distractions stops the flow.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I can't remember the name but it was a historical book about Hiroshima. It had a great impact on me and from there it took me to different books where I discovered Konsalik at my local library.
How do you approach cover design?
Normally I ask some one that is gifted in this to read the book and come up with a few designs. The one that speaks the most to me is the book cover. This can be a long process or a very quick one.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Can't say I have five favorites that would imply I have read them more than once which I don't do. All books are my favorites.
What do you read for pleasure?
Anything and everything. From thrillers to a paranormal story will have my attention as long as it has a good story, it is believable and I can relate with the character.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
Published 2018-04-03.
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Books by This Author

Blood Mines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Tanya’s life was turned upside down when her son, Steve was attacked by renegades and she had to dig deep facing her worst fear to save them both. It is the year 2048, 30 years after a devastating quake had changed Gauteng’s geographic features. The effects of the acid water, that covered most of the area, was visible to everyone but the government. A thrilling story of courage and survival.
Bella's Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two roads. One choice. Anabella Anthony found she was alone in the world at eighteen. Early on, she made a choice; to live an ordinary life away from the lifestyle her parents preferred. However, they had plans for her; they wanted her to become a part of their choices. A love story filled with decisions both have to make; to stand against all odds and remain true to oneself.
A Pirate's Wife
Price: Free! Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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Revised Version Rosa Lee Almaida lived a sheltered and carefree life growing up until she and her mother experienced a horrific ordeal on the seas and in the middle of Africa when she was four years old. The only joy came after she met her adoptive father, a man honored by all sailors on sea and land for his bravery and unconditional love.