Interview with M.L. Simmons

Describe your desk
Right now, its my kitchen table. I hope to have my home office refurbished and ready to work inside of by the end of this summer.
When did you first start writing?
When I was five, my mother gave me this old typewriter, she had in storage. I use to pretend to type on it, inventing my own little stories. I have always enjoyed making up stories for my two younger siblings and they in turn would request I tell them one before bedtime.
What's the story behind your latest book?
It covers the issue of unconditional love and sacrifice, from a sibling standpoint.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Having people fallen in love with my characters, and relate to their everyday struggles.
What are you working on next?
I have a couple of short story ideas, that I plan to have published.
Who are your favorite authors?
Lucy Maud Montgomery and Yōko Kamio
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Sleeping, eating and watching foreign melodrama's.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Often by recommendation.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
No
What is your writing process?
It based around my daughter's nap times, if I am lucky I can get into a page or two, while she's resting.
How do you approach cover design?
I try and find images that reflect the overall theme of my stories.
Published 2015-02-16.
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