Author Debbie Cassidy #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

I’m a mum of three, full time writer and multi-tasker. I’m a total homebody who loves reading and gaming. The Xbox and board games are my go-to pastime activities. My ideal night out would be a yummy meal and a movie. Ideal night in would be to curl up with a book or gather around the huge dining table for a game of Lords of Waterdeep or Cutthroat Caverns. Basically, I’m a total geek, and so are my family.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

Yes, but back in the day it felt like a dream. I didn’t believe it would happen. I spent my spare time writing short stories and reading voraciously. The birth of independent publishing gave me the hope I needed to get my stories out there.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

I watch a lot of supernatural dramas and shows, and I love mythology. I have a huge collection of books on mythology. I also tend to have very vivid story-like dreams, and I draw inspiration from all of these sources. My current work in progress is no different.

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What are you working on now?

The Deadside Reapers is a series about…you guessed it, reapers. But not your typical reapers. These reapers are demons born of Lilith’s bloodline. You’ll find fallen angels, loup garou, witches Grigori, a talking python and a sassy ghost.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

Oh gosh, yes, although I didn’t know this until my daughter pointed it out. I was wincing super hard the other day and she asked me what was wrong. I’d literally just wrote that the heroine was wincing. So apparently, I make faces based on what I’m writing. Thank god she hasn’t caught me writing a sex scene!

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What are your hopes for the future?

I just want to continue to write stories that take readers on wonderful journeys. It makes me so happy when readers enjoy my books and it makes me happy to write them.

Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Do your research before you hit publish. Make sure you know the market you intend to write in. Don’t just hit publish and expect your book to sell. There are way too many great books languishing on Amazon unseen due to lack of visibility. Write a great book but do the work to make sure it gets seen. Best of luck!

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Thank you so much for reading my books. Thank you for supporting me with your kind words and your encouragement and thank you for being as crazy about my characters as I am. I love you.

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Author J. Kearston #interview

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Avid reader, married nearly 8 years to my high school sweetheart, even though I graduated early. Family owns a bakery so I’ve been roped in since I was 14 years old. Mother of two amazing, slightly morbid, girls. My family is all incredibly close knit and have been crazy supportive of me jumping into the world as an author.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

Sure! I’ve always had a love of reading, but never expected to actually attempt writing. The thought of being good enough to publish was so intimidating! But seeing all the crazy support in the RH community, I finally decided to bite the bullet and give it a try so that I could say I DID it. I wrote a book. I never expected all of the positive feedback I’ve been getting and am beyond grateful.

What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

Inspiration? Skye is actually a combined version of my daughters. Way too smart and a little deranged 😉 I’ve always loved different takes on myths, but wanted to do something I hadn’t seen before.

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What are you working on now?

Currently, I’m editing the second book in the Rise of the Sphinx series, Obscured. After that, onto Obsessed! That will conclude the series and I also have a standalone that needs some tweaking and have started toying with a new series!

Do you have any quirks while writing?

I may not have any real quirks while writing, but I definitely am a pantser. While at work or wherever else inspiration strikes, I compile notes in my phone and ramble through all of my nonsense with co-workers until a semblance of a logical plot starts to take shape. Then I just start writing and add layer after layer of improvements on it until I think it does the story justice.

What are your hopes for the future?

My hope for the future? That even if none of my books skyrocket as bestsellers, the ones that give them a chance won’t be disappointed. I’d rather have quality over quantity and if only a few dozen people ever give them a shot, I hope that I can deliver. Make them look at the world just a little bit differently.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

My advice for new authors? Betas are your best friends. Take any constructive criticism with open arms so that you are able to push yourself into creating the best version of your story that you can, even if it takes a few tries and longer than you’d like. Also, 9/10 if you reach out to any other Indie author they are more than willing to give advice and answer questions to help you. Don’t be afraid to admit that you don’t know everything, but are willing to learn.

Do you have anything to say to your readers?

To my readers I would just like to say from the bottom of my heart…thank you. Thank you for taking the time to read my words and hopefully a little part of you will fall just as in love with my characters as I have. I love all of the private messages and comments from my readers so feel free to reach out to me, I promise it makes my whole day and motivates me to keep writing.

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PA Dom Whit #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

A bit about myself, hmmm, this seems to always be the hardest of questions. Lets just start with the norm, I am mom of two daughters, who I homeschool. Yes, that means I am a stay at home mom! I married my best friend; we have been together going on 16 years. I am a pet lover and have loads (the hubs is not thrilled with this little quirk). I have for as long as can remember been an avid book lover, which lead to the best job ever. A few things people might not know is, I have a Master of Science in Psychology, I enjoy sewing or cross-stitching and I am a coffee addict…love the nectar of the gods!

How long have you been a PA?

I have had the absolute privilege of being called a PA for about 15 months! It is such a blast working with these wonderful ladies and assisting them in their careers.

Have you always wanted to be a PA?

Honestly, even as an avid reader for the last 30 years, it never dawned on me that one could be a PA for their favorite authors. I was still thinking of the old school or classic process of going through a publishing house. Yes, the thought is laughable, but I was more of a reader and less activate on social media. Once I gained social media, I realized that the indie author movement was huge, and got a glimpse of the process authors take to get their books to the masses!

What do you do as a PA?

As a PA I support my authors in any way that I can! An idea of what I assist with is helping create graphics, supporting during a takeover, recommending others to love their work as much as I do! I do my best to ensuring the author reader groups are fun and engaging. I also get the pleasure of reading their books and listening to audiobooks too! I will attend a few signings to support them through that process, BABE is going to be so exciting!

Do you have any quirks while working?

I do not have any unusual quirks while working, unless having a toddler in my lap while I create games or graphics a quirk!

What are your hopes for the future?

My hope for the future is to continue supporting my authors, they truly are amazing ladies with hearts of gold! My goal is to have a front row seat watching their career grow and prosper and I am thankful to be a part of it!

Do you have any advice for new PA’s?

My advice to new PAs or people who want to start PAing, is to be diligent and work hard for your author, because they become your author and not just an author. Be honest with them, let them know what you are or are not capable of creating or accomplishing. Do not hesitate to ask questions of them and other PAs, they have been here a bit longer! Be friendly and understanding of the readers, who are anticipating the next book, or signing or a plethora of other things from your author! My last bit of advice is simply to have fun and be loyal to who you are supporting!

Are you available for new work or booked solid.

I would love to say yes, I am available to take on more of the incredible authors out there, but at this time I am fully book with my fabulous authors!

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Author Tammi Lynn #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

My name is Tammi Lynn, thirty something yr old single mom of a 13 yr old son and three brat cats. I’ve lived in Arizona all my life and will probably always live here, since im a big wuss when it gets cold. I lived in a super small mining town called Bagdad before I graduated high school and moved out and to the city. Went to UofA and Collins College for graphic art and design before getting swept up in the crazy fast life for a few years. Having my son was the highlight of my life and my greatest accomplishment.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

Have always wanted a book about my life story, still haven’t done that one or if I ever will since I sneak pieces into my characters lives but you never know. I have always written short stories, poems, and songs since I was in elementary. Haha now that I think about it I was a huge Hanson fan in Junior high with a crush on Taylor and wrote like a 20 pg short story on how their band brought me in on tour, I may have been shot by a jealous fan at the end of the short story 😂

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

Inspiration for my first book and series ever came from wanting to get a small bit of my own story out in a way, hiding bits and pieces throughout the pages, but to also get another book out with a little older characters. Being in my thirties it’s not as easy to find characters I can relate to and wanted to create more characters at an older age for others as well.

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What are you working on now?

I’m currently writing a spin off series for my first series. I have not yet done a cover or title reveal for it but its coming soon and will hopefully be published by the end of the month. This book the FMC is the most bad ass Ive written yet and Im super excited for everyone to read Cassie’s story. Contemporary Menage it has a motorcycle club theme.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

I prefer writing outside in my hammock even if it means adding some extra clothing on for warmth, im the most comfortable out there and less distracted. I also like to have music on to sing to when I get stumped between paragraphs.

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What are your hopes for the future?

Hopes for the future are to keep writing books that readers will enjoy, someday be able to quit my day job to write and start up the tshirt company Ive been wanting to start with a friend for a lot of years now.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

My advice to new authors would be to not give up, give yourself as much time as you need to get your story written, but don’t give up. Also not to worry avout every review, not everyone has the same likes and interests so not everyone will like everything you write. As long as you like what you yourself have written then thats the most Important thing. Oh and if you can find another author friend to go through the journey with like I did it makes it even more enjoyable and exciting!

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Thank you! Thank you for giving my words a chance and being amazing with your reviews and feedback. Your excitement for current and future books is one of the biggest inspirations to have and I only hope I can continue to bring you enjoyable stories to your lives and libraries.

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Author Lucy Felthousen #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

I’m from Derbyshire, in England. I live with my other half and our dog, Scamp. I work from home, and my days are spent doing all kinds of things to do with books… writing (of course), editing and proofreading (for myself and others), and for both my own work and other people’s, I promote, create websites, create and send newsletters, run blog tours, and so on. It basically means that no two days are the same, I always have different projects to work on, and I never get bored!

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

Yes. My love of reading was born very early on in my life, and soon transformed to a love of writing. As a small child, I was forever scribbling in notebooks and creating fantastical worlds and characters. Sadly, I have none of those notebooks now – I’d love to know what was going on in my head back then! I’m very lucky that I’m now making at least a partial living from something I’ve loved for so long.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

My latest release, Moonstone, is a contemporary reverse harem romance. Although it’s a standalone, it’s part of the multi-author Jewels Cafe Series. The inspiration basically came from the organisers’ outline – there were various rules to follow to be part of the world, so I took those and ran with it. The universe is in Upstate New York, so I cheated a little bit and made my characters Brits, so I didn’t have to worry too much about how they spoke! Of course, there are American characters in there, so I got a couple of beta readers to make sure I hadn’t made them sound British 🙂

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What are you working on now?

Literally nothing. LOL. I just finished a short story, which is actually a bonus scene for Moonstone, and the next project I’m going to working on is a short story to go in a charity anthology. Speaking of which, the deadline is looming, so I’d better get on with it!

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

Obsessively pressing Ctrl+S. Other than that, no, I don’t think so. Maybe if someone recorded or watched me while I write, we might learn differently!

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What are your hopes for the future?

To stay healthy and keep writing and putting books out in the world. And lots of travelling.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Yes, definitely. Read lots in your chosen genre, learn to edit yourself, and never give up.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Thank you for buying and reading my books, and supporting me. It means the world, and I’m so grateful. ❤

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Author Clover Payne #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

I’m a mother of five asylum escapees masquerading as children and the wife of a Californian that I dragged kicking and screaming to the wilds of the Oregon west coast. I love to laugh and am addicted to coffee and Pepsi, though I may do a little dance for Reese’s cups. I’m the oldest of three girls and was always called an airhead with my head in the clouds.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

When I was young I wanted to be an author, but never felt like I was good enough since my support group wasn’t that supporting. It wasn’t until I went to Radcon in Pasco Washington and met author James K. Burke later in life that the question of being an author came up again. Because of my continued weariness, he offered to let me beta and review for him. This led to me reviewing other authors and betaing for them, then I became an editor.

It was during my time editing that I met authors BC Morgan, Rozie Marshall, Cassandra Trussell, and Melody Calder. They encouraged me to branch out into writing after reading my short, Woods. Rozie, Cassy, and Melody even offered to let me co-write with them on Deadly Desires to ‘get my feet wet’. This led to me gaining more confidence and more characters started invading my head, screaming to be written. With the support of the indie-author community and my family, I finally gained the courage to follow
my childhood dream and the rest, as they say, is history.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

Death Walks with Love was inspired by J.D. Robb’s in Death series and Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather from his Discworld series. My Chosen by the Gods series is inspired by Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Darkhunters series, while my upcoming Unicorn Assassin series was inspired by my daughter and Orion Rose PA.

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What are you working on now?

Right now I’m working on Bast’s Stray, the first novel in my Chosen by the Gods series, and a short story for an Australian fire relief anthology, The Fires that Bind Us.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

In a seven person household, I have to use headphones to focus on my work, otherwise, I get distracted by all the activity around me. I also have to go to my parent’s house or wait until late at night to write adult content, since having little ones in my lap or running around isn’t helpful to adult thinking.

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What are your hopes for the future?

I hope to continue putting out stories that people enjoy reading as much as I enjoy writing, and to go to book conventions so I can meet the wonderful people I’ve been in contact with online.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Having a PA is essential to any author, as is a good Alpha. I know I wouldn’t be able to concentrate on my writing or put out the best work that I can without Yashira Ortiz or Penny Servi in my corner. I would also advise that new authors contribute stories
to Anthologies and cowrites to help build a firmer support base with other authors and get their name out there.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?
Thank you so much for reading my work! I am overjoyed and honored that you would consider my stories as something worth your time. I’m not ashamed to admit that when I read your reviews I cry tears of astonishment and joy at your words. There is no greater honor for me than reading a review, even if it contains criticism or your opinion, because it tells me that my work made you need to take time out of your life to let me know what you thought.

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Author Sofia Ann Hoffman #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

My name is Michelle Hoffman and I write under Sofia Ann Hoffman. I am a Texas native now living in Arizona. I have two dogs who are my fur babies, and I adore 80s rock.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

Yes, I have always written little things or told people stories. I can remember wanting this s as far back as elementary school.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

I have a few books in the MAR (Magical Alliance Refuge) world. Each book is able to be read as a stand alone, but those who have read the books find some characters cross over into other books. I got the idea for the first book after seeing a request for submissions to Falling for Them, Vol 4. I decided to write about something that wasn’t written about much and chose dolphin-shifters. That story is called Leap at Love. Since then I have released Men for Christmas: Check, Claiming the Owl Shifter, and Pisces on the Hunt. All of the stories are related to MAR somehow.

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What are you working on now?

I’m expanding Leap at Love for a solo release and also editing for other authors.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

I’m not able to have the TV on while writing or editing because it’s too distracting. Usually, I put on a favorite radio station or listen to the Alexa. I’m also a total pantser and find it hard to plot out my books. I’m working on that.

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What are your hopes for the future?

I would love to have more books out there for everyone to read. So far, I only have two in paperback. Steven With a V is a contemporary romance published traditionally. Floofballs from Hell is a short story that appeared in a Halloween anthology and features a man forced to raise three hellhound puppies.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Learn how to promote yourself or hire someone to do that for you. That is an area that I am really weak in and I regret it.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Most of my stories come from dreams. It’s fun to share them with you.

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Artist/Author Alexa Wayne #interview

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Tell us a little bit about yourself

Hi! I’m Alexa Wayne, aka the OCD Vampire. I’m obsessed with Vlad III or Vlad the Impaler. I am an introvert, and I do not hide it anymore. I even believe it to be an asset for someone who is like me. I am writing and drawing all day long with my little dog, Carey, by my side.

I studied graphic and web design a decade ago, along with 2D and 3D Animation. I also took online Sequential Art | Inking & Rendering | Anatomy and Comic Book Art classes with Comics Experience. I then went to Syn Studio and studied Digital Painting | Storytelling & Design | Character Rendering | Comic Book. I own a diploma in WordPress with TechUComp. I have various certifications and qualifications in Proofreading & Editing | Creative Writing | Novel Writing | Successful Self- Publishing | Social Media Marketing | Blogging Business | Virtual Assistance | Ufology | Astronomy | Cryptozoology | Wicca | Hoodoo with Centre of Excellence.

I took many art classes to help me in my development as a well-rounded artist. I didn’t wish to rely on anyone to become the writer that I envisioned in my head. I love everything when it comes to creating something. I like doing research, marketing, graphic, and web design. I enjoy the entire process of turning a piece of art, including a novel, into something incredible.

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Have you always wanted to become an artist/designer?

I grew up in the artistic world. I went to acting school for thirteen years of my life, and that included classical ballet, along with singing and various types of acting and dancing styles. If someone asked me why I love to read and watch the most, it would be Dracula or vampires in general. To me, the comic book is the most accurate form of art when it gets closer to acting. Some would argue, of course, debate it to the contrary, but acting has many faces.

Time passed, I needed something more, and that was to gain writing experience. The Geek Initiative became the first professional blog I worked for, and it was epic. I enjoy the geeky environment and the opportunity they gave me. The founder, Tara M. Clapper, and editor in chief became my first novel editor.

She gave me the backbone I needed to find my way as an artist and author. I am now the proud creator of Gothic Bite Magazine. I write paranormal suspense novels in the horror genre. It took me some time, but now I know that I am proud to be a monster nerd, and a hundred percent living in her twisted mind!

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Where do you find inspiration for your work?

I find inspiration most of the time in music, books, research, and whatever is online or on television. I love to use research and other forms of art as inspiration. It is quite amazing what one can find in the most transparent or subtle places.

I also enjoy walking outside with my dog. We live in a country town surrounded by woods, so walking is fantastic around here. It’s like being lost in nature, and I put on my music and wait for inspiration to strike.

Of course, I have my secret weapon, which is going to the esoteric stores in our small and old little country downtown. It’s peaceful and quiet. It has perfect energy all around. I enjoy it, and most of the time, it leaves me with many ideas.

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What are you working on now?

I am currently working on a personal comic book project as the penciler and colorist as well as scripter when it comes to my art. The inspiration is from one of my novels. My inker is Kendra Hale, as well as my editor and beta reader for the script.

As for writing, I am working on the new release of Lord Impaler Series #2, The Gravedigger. It comes out on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020, on Amazon in paperback and Kindle, free on Kindle Unlimited. I do my own graphic design, of course, and create the marketing merchandise for it as well.

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Do you have any quirks while working?

I forget the time, and my dog must remind me to stop and eat. I’m often in my own little bubble, and the world around doesn’t exist anymore. I must listen to music while drawing; otherwise, my work doesn’t flow well.

I listen to relaxing music such as Marilyn Manson, Metallica, Disturbed, Exit Eden, and Dance Macabre. I know people don’t consider those relaxing, but they are to me. I love them!

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What are your hopes for the future?

I would love my webzine, Gothic Bite Magazine, to become LLC and accessible enough so that we can support causes such as 4Oceans or Bats QLD. GBM is a webzine created by monsters for monsters so that gothic people have a place to go and feel welcome. We try to help the indie community as much as we can. Again, this project is possible because of my #1, Kendra Hale.

I guess, for the future, all I want is to be happy and be capable of helping people achieve their dreams. I want to be able to live off my art and writing, so I can help others. That is literally all I want.

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Do you have any advice for new artists/authors about the publishing world?

I grew up in the art and publishing world. Books surrounded me since I was born. Raised by my grandparents and mother, my grandpa worked for a binding & printing company. He would often come back with boxes of books and encyclopaedia worth so much money but didn’t “make the cut” because of small printing errors.

So, my advice would be if you wish to become a graphic/web designer or illustrator, do not be afraid to stand out. I mean by that to not fit in any cookie cutters. Look at the latest trends yes, but also; don’t be afraid to find inspiration in the past. Myself, I am more of a European stylist in design than American simply because I prefer certain aspects of it. Put together your portfolio and a professional website. Don’t be afraid to pay for a professional website if you must. Graphic and web design require a certification because of the complexity of the rules and printing industry as well as online industry.

When it comes to authors, do not stop writing because people tell you that you cannot make it. It is NOT true. Do not listen to those voices. Keep writing and again, stand out. When everyone goes right for the style of writing or book cover, don’t be afraid to go left. Do not settle for anyone but yourself and how much you believe in your story. Another common mistake, do not do everything yourself. Do not fear your limits and hire a graphic designer or illustrator for your book cover. The phrase “do not judge a book by its cover” is a good lesson to learn but sadly, every one of us bought at least one book just because the cover was amazing. So, investing in editors, graphic designers and web designers are crucial parts of being an indie author. It is in those details that one can stand out from the sea of indie authors.

In conclusion, do not let fear and peer pressure dictate what you wish to become or do with your creation. Just keep going and you won’t regret it.

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Do you have anything to say to your fans?

I don’t know that I have any fans. Haha! But, to anyone reading this, this phrase helped me a thousand times over, “Because you are afraid doesn’t mean that you’re not strong.” Whatever it is you dream of is worth your time and effort, and if you feel anxious, do not worry, your anxiety is lying to you, and you are going to be okay.

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Author Susan Hayes #interview

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My name is Susan Hayes and I’ve been a published author since 2012 with more than forty-five books released. I live on the Canadian west coast and have lived within a few miles of the ocean for my entire life. I’ve got blue hair, more tattoos than my mother cares to acknowledge, and a life I love.

Have you always wanted to become an author?

Always. Somewhere in the pages of my high school yearbook, when I was asked what my goals were: one of them was “write a book that would one day be taught in schools. While I’m quite certain my sci-fi romances will never be part of anyone’s school curriculum, I certainly have achieved the first part of that goal.

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What are you working on now?

Operation Fury, book three in my Sci-fi suspense series – Nova Force. It will be out in March.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

I find it really difficult to write if it’s too quiet. I have to have some noise. 80’s music, white noise, or something that evokes the setting I’m writing in. (I even found a website that has the noise of the Star Trek engines, love that one.)

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What are your hopes for the future?

I have just recently become a full-time writer, so for the moment my hopes are that I can continue to support myself purely by writing, and spend the rest of my life doing what I love.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

To anyone who has bought one of my books, thank you!

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

The best bit of advice I was given was to keep your eyes on your own paper. Don’t compare your journey to a writer to anyone else’s, because it won’t be the same. Do what works for you, and don’t give up.

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Blurb for Operation Fury :

She’s fighting for survival. He’s fighting for her soul.
Nyx was created to be the perfect killer, with death and violence encoded in her DNA. After years of tests, torments, and trials designed to push her to her breaking point, she’s survived by focusing on one thing –revenge.
Nova Force investigator Eric Erben lost someone he cared about. Now he’s on a mission to fulfill her last request – free her sister from the shadowy group holding her captive. Rescuing Nyx from her captors is the easy part. Saving her from herself will be a battle only love can win.

Author T.S. Snow #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

Well, I’m a scientist and a biomedic. I have one super cute fur baby who likes to stay cuddled with me while I read or write. And I’m seriously addicted to books and coffee. And baby yoda.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

I actually wanted to be a professional napper. But yes, since I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a writer. I’ve been writing poetry for over ten years now. And I’ve been playing with different story ideas for a really long time.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

The forty thieves. Both the disney version (with Aladdin) and the original one.

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What are you working on now?

I have two big works in progress.
The first one, Stolen Hearts, is a part of the Mischief Matchmaker Series. My book is a retelling of the forty thieves. But I gave my own twist to it. That’s a M/F paranormal romance.
My second WIP is called Trapped By Honor, and it’s a little inspired by Mulan, both the Disney movie and the legend. It’s always been my favourite movie and once I got wrapped in RH, the idea just came to me.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

I’m very easily distracted by anything, so I usually need peace and quiet. And I’ll get inspiration in the weirdest of places so I always have to have something in hand when an idea hits.

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What are your hopes for the future?

I really want people to like my books. I want to be able to keep sharing my stories with others, have them take pleasure into reading them the same way I take pleasure in reading other people’s stories.
I also really really want to attend a book convention, both as an author and as a reader. Being able to connect with authors I admire, to get to know readers. That must be an amazing experience and I really want that.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

I’m pretty new too, but I think the most important thing I’ve learned is that it’s okay to ask for help. It’s okay to not know things. The people in this community can be so amazing. They’re super supportive of each other and they are always willing to score a minute or five to answer questions and give advice. I’ve learned a lot from them.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Having readers at all is already a dream come true, so the only thing I have to say is thank you. From the bottom of my heart. You make dreams come true.

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