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: 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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Author Interview: Kelly Violet

About the author:Hi, I'm Kelly Violet! Originally from the East Coast, I now reside in sunny California. As a fan of love, I write and read romance in all forms. Readers can expect my stories to be fun and flirty, angsty and gut-wrenching, or downright dark and extremely naughty. One thing they’ll all have in common is a happy ending, however it comes. No matter the obstacles or dire circumstance. Either way, it’ll be a roller coaster ride of emotions, just the way I like it. Music and dancing are my go-to outlets. If there’s a party and a dance ...
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Author Interview: Janelle Oberlin

About the author:I have traveled the world as a buyer for one of the world’s top coffee companies. After taking an early retirement, I decided to return to my first love, and began writing short erotic fiction. I currently live in London (above a notorious sex shop!) I've now dedicated myself to writing novels with passion, adventure, and sex so kinky it could make even the Queen of England blush. I have written seven books so far. They are all part of a series called Savage Shifters. The first book in the series, Sex Beast, was just released in December ...
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Author Interview: J J Sorel

About the author:Born in Melbourne, Australia, I come from a professional dance background. I began writing my first book in 2009, a time-travel romance set in the Regency period.<br /> 50 Shades of Grey, was the first contemporary romance book I’d ever read. Up to that point, I’d spent my entire reading life buried in 19th century books, like Jane Austen, the Brontes, George Eliot just to name a few. Georgette Heyer and Daphne du Maurier were as modern as I got.<br /> But then, one day, I picked up 50 Shades of Grey and couldn’t put it down. Impressed ...
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Author Interview: Cherie Mitchell

About the author:Cherie Mitchell has ghostwritten over 150 successful Wild West Mail Order Bride romance e-books and has recently released several books under her own name. Her latest book, Bella Cummings, Wild West Madam is a novel in the Wild West Mail Order Bride genre but with the added spice of sex scenes based on Bella's choice of profession. Cherie is currently working on a second book, Fallen Angel, which follows the life of one of Bella's more notable "girls". Cherie is a fulltime New Zealand writer who has lived and worked in Australia and China. She loves new experiences ...
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Author Interview: BS Murthy

About the author:Born 27 Aug 1948 and schooled in letter writing, I’m the author of Benign Flame: Saga of Love, Jewel-less Crown:: Saga of Life, Crossing the Mirage: Passing through youth (plot and character driven novels all), Glaring Shadow: A stream of consciousness novel, Prey on the Prowl: A Crime Novel and Onto the Stage: 'Slighted Souls' and other stage and radio plays besides Stories Varied – A Book of short Stories. All these were borne out of my conviction that for fiction to impact readers, it should be the soulful rendering of characters rooted in their native soil but ...
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Author Interview: Chiquita Dennie

About the author:Chiquita Dennie is a author and entrepreneur. Born in Memphis, TN and currently a Los Angeles CA native. Her background in film/tv has taught and shaped her passion of writing with her debut romance novel Antonio & Sabrina Struck In Love. Since its debut, fans have embraced the unconventional love story of Sabrina Washington and Antonio De Luca making Antonio & Sabrina Struck In Love#1 on Amazon Kindle charts. With an increasing demand from her fan base for the next installment, Chiquita's releasing book 2 in the story trilogy…..Antonio and Sabrina Struck In Love 2 For updates on ...
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