What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Interacting with other readers on Facebook and Goodreads.
Describe your desk
I write on my laptop in a comfortable chair. Can't seem to sit still in a desk, it makes me nervous.
When did you first start writing?
I've been writing since I was a kid. My first book (I still have it) is called Best Friends. I wrote it in 3rd grade and it's about two mice BFFs who have to go through many hardships, like moving to Florida..hehe..and murder, but through it all, remain friends. It's very touching.
What do your fans mean to you?
I don't ever consider the readers of my book as fans. I've become pretty good friends with a lot of them and I feel like we are on equal ground. I think that once someone sees a reader as a "fan," they get comfortable and expect that person to love everything they write. I never want any reader to feel like they can't tell me (or write a review saying) that my book sucks. I value honesty and the thought of having "fans" makes me feel like a phony.
What are you working on next?
I'm currently working on the 2nd book of the Binds Series. Hoping it will be finished and out in the next couple of months. I have a novella from the Binds universe that will be out in a couple of days, too.
Who are your favorite authors?
Karen Marie Moning, Melina Marchetta, etc., etc. There are too many to list here.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My alarm clock. I hate getting up in the morning.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Recommendations from friends that I trust. I love Goodreads and Booklikes for this.
What do you read for pleasure?
I love historical romance and paranormal romance. Those two are my go-to take me away genres.
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