Being able to take people into different times, places and feelings that they wouldn't ordinarily be able to do. It's like you're immortalizing yourself through your words, reaching out to other.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean everything to me because without them, I wouldn't be able to do what I love; write. When I can reach out to them, change how they think and feel, that means so much to me.
What are you working on next?
I am working on a sex book called How to make meatloaf.
Who are your favorite authors?
Anne Rice is one of my favorite Authors. I've read all of her beauty chronicles and vampire novels. She's such an amazing and rare talent. I also really enjoy E.L James and Stephanie Meyer.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My kids are my biggest inspiration and knowing that one day I will be able to travel to Paris France
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I work as a waitress, spend time with my kids and relaxing watching Netflix, Tv or movies and listening to music
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I don't read ebooks, I just write them. I enjoy reading actual books you can hold in your hands, smell and feel.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
The first story I ever wrote was in grade 2 so no, I don't remember it. However, I started writing poetry when I was 16 and suffered my first broken heart. I do remember doing that.
What is your writing process?
I put on music, sit down and let it flow out of me.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Velveteen Rabbit. I remember my mom reading that to me. I really liked that story and still do. I read it to my kids. It made me think of caring for people and things much differently.
How do you approach cover design?
I try to make it go with the title and theme of my book, make it stand out and eye catching
What do you read for pleasure?
I like to read magazines, horror books, thrillers, ghost stories, Anne Rice Vampire chronicles or beauty chronicles, vampire novels and more.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in many places, we moved a lot when I was young. I think this was a big influence on me because I was better able to see and experience new places and things and I had to learn to use my imagination a lot and be more outgoing to meet new people all the time.
When did you first start writing?
Grade 2 when I did my fist story, 16 when I started writing poetry.
Describe your desk
My desk has my computer, of course, a big cup of water with ice, sometimes coffee. Speakers for my music, printer, lots of writing materials, and some 80's toys glued to the top of my tower (a smurf, pac-man energy drink can and a nintendo cartridge).
What's the story behind your latest book?
My latest book I'm working on is a sex book called How to make meatloaf. It's all about sex, passion, foreplay and tips and tricks to try and do with your partners.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Because I can publish for myself, how I want, how much I want, when I want and be my own boss.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Not sure yet, I just started here.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The Prince Lestat Queen of the damned Twilight series 50 Shades of grey series Canadian ghost stories
Because these are all things that interest me
What is your e-reading device of choice?
None, I don't use e readers. I like books that I can feel, hold and smell.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Twitter, Facebook, instagram
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