Interview with Shantella Munoz

What do you read for pleasure?
I enjoy reading crime fiction, or mysteries, something that will leave me on edge and I can't put the book down.
Describe your desk
Unfortunately, clutter with papers, manuscripts in three ring notebooks, pencils, pens, and books for reference, as well as, my kids tools for school.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Several places; my birth place is Tulsa Oklahoma. A quaint city in the early seventies, very quiet and suburban. Wichita Kansas was also a home of my youth that introduced me to other cultural, racism openly and not openly, and a general perception of people's point of views; despite being just a child myself. Los Angeles California, hmm, a world of Antagonist for so many reasons, and in so many faces; no matter the ethnicity.
When did you first start writing?
Definitely in my youth, my mother never had a lot of money, so in the summer my time was spending dreaming, reading, and fantasizing about a would have, could have life
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I have so many visions that I want to express, and received mixed reviews from some agents that I wanted an even bigger opinion. If my writing could pull in an audience.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I definitely wrote as a child to escape my reality, something that comfort me when I felt sad or question myself about life and its mystery
What are you working on next?
A couple of things
One a story of an Agent working for National Security is on a mission with her team, when she is attacked and left for dead. As well as, My Red-Head Russian Feline. A cat and mouse game, she likes to play when she's the cat.
Who are your favorite authors?
Elizabeth George, V. C. Andrews, Sister Souljah,
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My three sons, literally
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
No, I was actually twelve, when I dabbled and tried to write my first play production. I can't remember what Genre, I'll have to do a witch hunt
What is your writing process?
I dream in color, then write down all the characters I need to tell my story. Depicting certain scenes, always get my processes going.
Published 2015-08-10.
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Books by This Author

B@!ches of Savannah Georgia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Margaret Wallace considers herself the queen of Savannah, but she has a black heart, developed from her childhood. When she is found dead, the suspect could be anyone…although the sheriff believes he has his right woman, a newcomer by the name of Lisa Clark. Can her lawyer save her from a crime she may not have committed or will it be too late?