Interview with Tory Richards

Published 2018-07-07.
When did you first start writing?
I was ten years old when I remember saying to myself that I wanted to be a writer when I grew up. At that tender age I began writing short stories on notebook paper, before graduating to a manual typewriter at the age of thirteen.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
For one I'm a control freak. As I saw more and more authors going that route I thought it would be cool to give it a try. I love being able to control everything about my book from the cover, to the release date, pricing, and everything in between.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Being able to share my stories.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My two-year-old grandson comes busting into my bedroom every morning and says, "hi!" Then he runs over to the bed with his little arms up so I can lift him into bed. He snuggles down between me and his sister for about two minutes, and then he's up again. He's a character. I watch him four days a week while his parents work. His older sister is in 2nd grade this year.
What are you working on next?
The final book I have planned for 2018 is ACE, a spinoff from The Sentinels, an MC romance that takes place in Daytona Beach Florida.

I have a new MC series planned for 2019, The Desert Rebels MC, which takes place in the Mojave Desert. Each member will get his own story and the series begins with COLE, who appears in Book 3 Nomad Outlaws Trilogy, FURIOUS.
What do your fans mean to you?
The fans are everything. I especially like when they write me, and I get to know them on a personal level. Most of them are very sweet, and will help make your book a success by spreading the news in their groups. I just finished my first trilogy because of my fans. After I wrote A Perfect Fit they wrote and asked me to write books for the other two brothers that were in A Perfect Fit. Surrender to Desire and Burning Hunger are the results.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Mostly with my family. I live with my daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren. My soul-mate of 17 years passed away in 2012 so I retired from Disney, and moved in with them. I have my own woman-cave in the house where I can retreat when I need quiet time. I have a few close friends that I'll meet once in a while for lunch or dinner.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I vaguely remember that it was a romance about a race-car driver, who died in the end. Was about ten hand written pages long.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Rosemary Rogers, Sweet Savage Love! I was sixteen. I was shocked at some of the things she'd written about, and the vulgar language used, but it showed me that I could take my writing so much farther than I had up to that point.
Describe your desk
LOL, okay. It's a rocker recliner and a lap top. Oh, and I usually have at least 3 of my 4 cats somewhere on or around me at all times.
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