Interview with Karen Binnie

When did you first start writing?
At school I loved to write stories but once I left college life took over and it was not until 7 years ago I decided to give it another go.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Kamerrean is my first published book derived from the fantasy world I retreat to mostly during the hour long train journey to and from work.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
It's so hard to break into the world of writing when you work full time and getting a publisher to take notice is as daunting as trying to break into the acting profession. As an indie author I can progress without the frustration!
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I can retreat into my own fantasy world, drawing on real experiences and people I have met. Once an idea takes hold my fingers struggle to keep up with the images in my mind. The hardest part is making the story come to life for the readers in a way that makes sense to them but well worth the journey.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Working full time in administration and working on the endless list of things to do around the house.
What do you read for pleasure?
Always unless I have to read for work but that's no fun!
Published 2014-11-08.
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Books by This Author

Kamerrean
Price: Free! Words: 144,530. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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At 16 Julianne's life is turned upside down. Grief following the death of her mother and older brother in a tragic accident masks the hidden power yet to be unleashed within. A new life down under with her father is short lived as evil forces hunt her down whilst her best friend Kate and an alien race desperate for her powers both struggle against the darkness to save her.