Author Interviews

Author Interviews

Please enjoy this collection of interviews from authors in the romance genre. They have graciously shared with us tips and insight into their personal writing process. This is a wide range of authors with different backgrounds and stories to tell.

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Author Interview: Ann Bradford

About the author:About Ann Bradford Romance and erotica author Ann Bradford was born and raised on the prairies. She loves her rural lifestyle and hopes the passion for the simpler things in life slips into her writing. A romantic at heart, Ann enjoys nature, reading, and spending time with her family and St Bernard. Ann is happily married with two children and works for a non-profit organization. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I'm just a romantic at heart and feel every story deserves to be told. Tell us about how you write.I let things emerge and allow my story ...
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Author Interview: Brienne Dubh

About the author:I come from a performing background with over 10 years acting experience. I have worked as a producer on various film projects before going on to set up my own production company. I am a trained editor and have also written and produced several short films scripts. Originally from England, after a few years of travelling the world I moved to Ireland where I currently live with my husband, 2 young daughters, 16 chickens, a pet rabbit and a cat named Tilly. I'm just finishing up my fourth book which is fantasy/ paranormal due out later this year ...
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Author Interview: Renee Conoulty

About the author:Renee Conoulty is an Australian Air Force wife and mother of two. She writes stories of dance, romance and military life including Don’t Mean a Thing, Catching Onix, Wife, Mother, Woman, and Best Friends for Now. When she’s not devouring books, reviewing and blogging on HeySaidRenee, or writing her own stories, Renee can be found swing dancing. Or possibly napping. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I have an optimistic view on life so I enjoy writing stories with happy endings. Romance always had a happy ending so I find myself drawn to that genre. Tell us about ...
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Author Interview: Brighton Walsh

About the author:Brighton Walsh spent nearly a decade as a professional photographer before deciding to take her storytelling in a different direction and reconnect with her first love: writing. When she’s not pounding away at the keyboard, she’s probably either reading or shopping—maybe even both at once. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and two children, and, yes, she considers forty degrees to be hoodie weather. Her home is the setting for frequent dance parties, Lego battles, and more laughter than she thought possible. Visit her online at brightonwalsh.com. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I love the ...
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Author Interview: R.M. Duffy

About the author:My love of reading started in elementary school. When everyone groaned about finishing their reading lists, I was already halfway through mine. It wasn’t until I was about thirteen when I picked up my first romance novel. That was all it took. I was instantly hooked on the genre. My love for it grew so much that one day, many years later, I decided I wanted to write my own stories. It has been one crazy, scary, rollercoaster ride, and I hope it never ends. When I’m not staying up until the crack of dawn writing, my husband, ...
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Author Interview: Emeline Piaget

About the author:Originally from Western New York. Studied pre-law and early childhood education before switching gears and entering the military. Served in the Army and attended universities in NY and TN. Currently resides in the South with her two pups and two teenage daughters (and still relatively gray hair free). Now she spends her days and nights on Netflix and Hulu and surfing the internet. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I'm a romantic at heart. I love hearing stories of love and falling in love and love at first sight, all things love. I know it's sappy. Stories of ...
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Author Interview: A. N. Johnson

About the author:After many different attempts at various careers, A. N. Johnson has found her passion in writing. To her, there is nothing better than enjoying as glass of wine and emersing herself in the world she creates through words. She has always been an avid reader of numerous genres, but especially enjoys Erotic Romance. Her first book, Enamored by Design, is one of three in her Erotic Romance and Suspense series. Writing for A. N. Johnson is therapuetic but also fun. As a busy wife and mother of two toddlers, she still makes time to dedicate to her writing ...
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Author Interview: Erzabet Bishop

About the author:Erzabet Bishop is a USA Today bestselling and award-winning author who writes paranormal and erotic romance. She lives in Texas with her husband, furry children and can often be found lurking in local bookstores. She loves to bake, make naughty crochet projects and watch monster movies. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I love the way a story can develop where two (or more) people feel that spark around each other and the reader gets transported to another world. Tell us about how you write.I usually craft a general outline with sticky notes and arrange them on a ...
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Author Interview: Sara Bee

About the author:I've been a serious bookwork since I was six, and eventually used my love of a good romance to start writing my own stories. There's nothing like getting lost in a different world, especially when it involves badass women and devastatingly sexy men. When I'm not writing or reading, I'm probably working my day job, baking, playing with lipstick, petting a dog, or running. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I've always loved romance – there's something about two people finding each other that makes me happy, like having wine with your bubble bath. Love is a universal ...
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Author Interview: Ash Gray

About the author:I normally put a joke bio in these fields because I'm very private person, but I like this website so I'll be serious. I am an English Lit major, avid reader, animal lover, sunflower gardener. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?My very human lifelong hunger for love and acceptance. I am yet to experience real love, only unapologetic abuse. I am also mushy and romantic, though I don't like things to be *too* saccharine in fiction, even my own. Tell us about how you write.Most of my books have some element of romance. I enjoy writing about ...
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Author Interview: Cass Alexander

About the author:Cass Alexander is the pen name of a Southern born and bred public school teacher. Her brother, who insists she address him as, The Prince of Darkness, gave her the nom de plume after warning Cass that her books' content may scar her sons for life. She’s a connoisseur of fine humor, hilarious insults, and all things chocolate, preferably dark (like her humor). Oh, and wine. Let’s not forget the wine. Cass also enjoys running. It’s become crucial to her survival, due to her consumption of wine and chocolate. Cass’s mission in life is to spread the love ...
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Author Interview: MV Ellis

About the author:I know what it’s like to fall head over heels in love with a badass musician, having followed my heart and my HEA halfway around the world to be with one. I moved from my hometown of London to Sydney after a steamy holiday romance with a sexy bass player in sultry Brazil. I have toured with said badass and several bands, in Australia and overseas, and draw from the things I saw and heard during those crazy times in my novels. Twelve years, two children and a dog later, and I’m still in Sydney, and still smitten ...
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