Casey Dawes believes in an eclectic life. She has to--she lives one! She's a romance author, quilter, and life long learner. She also supports self-published authors with editing, formatting, and uploading services. (Concierge Self-Publishing).
She lives with her husband on the banks of the Clark Fork River in Missoula.
Describe your desk
My desk is wherever I am, although I do have a "woman cave" where I spend most of my days. It's a huge space and my desk, actually computer table, file cabinet, and traditional desk, are at one end. I have a great view of the Clark Fork River from my window.
The furniture was new once, and like me, it's become worn and stained over time. I have a few treasures, mugs full of pens, paint brushes (I went through a water color period), and quilting supplies. One of my favorite things is a pair of speakers my DH gave me for Christmas one year. I love to blast my various stations from Pandora.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up on the East Coast, first in New Jersey, then in Massachusetts, and back to New Jersey. Because we moved a lot, and I'm an introvert, I spent a lot of time by myself lost in fictional worlds. When I finally got around to making friends, it seemed like we moved again.
Since I've grown up, I've added five more states to the domicile list and done a lot of traveling. I've met lots of different people with different problems, dreams, and points of view. I draw on this rich treasure when I sit down and write.
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