Interview with Saile Vikeva

What are you working on next?
Chapter ten of my book It's Personal
Who are your favorite authors?
Judith Hawkes, Sophie Kinsella, Lindsey Kelk, Dan Brown, JK Rowling, Stephanie Meyer,Joanna Philbin
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life itself, just the thought of new possibilities, especially when I get out of writer's block
and have thought of a new scene in my book.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Working at an architectural firm
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I search a lot in the internet
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
The fist story i wrote was about an awkward teenager who wanted to stay out of trouble but intern became one of the populars charity project and in turn became popular. Just usual teenage angst. I got into trouble with that story in class. I dub that experience as one of the most embarrassing moments in my life.
What is your writing process?
I imagine the scenes in my head first and try to place my shoes in theirs. Its very fun when i get the scene write and be able to write them but sometimes writer's block hits me and i get frustrated and find new things to inspire me and then the scenes just comes back to me.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yup, Jane Eyre, I never really liked books before but this was for a book report and ever since then I started reading more and more books.
How do you approach cover design?
Simple and sometimes i like a bit of a flare.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
1. Let is snow - because i love the christmas season and this book makes me feel like christmas season has arrived.
2. I heart series - because they're really fun to read. I love how clumsy Angela is.
3. Shopaholic series - because i love how Rebecca Bloomwood's compulsive tendecies hit whenever she sees clothing and its very fascinating.
4. Jane Eyre - Because i love the old fashioned feel of the book, and the plot is amazing.
5. Great Gatsby- Because i love how the ending depicted no happy ever after. I'm not saying that i dont believe in Happy ever after but its refreshing tragedy.
What do you read for pleasure?
Romantic Comedy books or teenager's books
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Ipad mini
Describe your desk
Clean and white, with my notebooks of scribbles
When did you first start writing?
Seventh Grade
What's the story behind your latest book?
Its about a girl who is trying to make her own way into Event Planning but is stuck in an Assisting Job with a Handsome Boss who dates a lot and makes her plan them, Small step to becoming a planner, but it's not what she had in mind. Love, Planning and romance.
Published 2013-11-18.
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