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: Sebastian Schug

About the author:Sebastian Robert Schug/Nicolas M. Parker (born February 25th, 1998) is an independent American author, illustrator, publisher, and novelist currently residing in suburban Burbank, California. Beginning his illustrative career at the early age of fourteen jumpstarted by author Rene Ghazarian's The Adventures of Daniel, he has since gone on to become the main author, illustrator, and publisher of numerous works, series, as well as further collaborations with other individuals. Currently, he attends California State University, Northridge, studying Political Science, as well as Art and Law. He is the founder, and current webmaster of the internet forum Itsonthehousekid. What inspires ...
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Author Interview: Brittney L. Divine

About the author:I grew up in rural North Carolina. After graduating from high school I went to North Carolina Central University. Due to my lack of discipline, I partied my way out of college and promptly went home and got pregnant with my daughter. She died in a fire with my parents in 1998 and to deal with the grief I joined the Navy. Two years later I had a seizure when we were sailing near Turkey and was diagnosed with epilepsy which was aggravated by my job. After leaving the Navy I simply couldn’t find a place to fit ...
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Author Interview: Danielle Van Alst

About the author:Danielle grew up with a passion for all things literary. She first put pen to paper writing articles for a newspaper she designed and created during elementary school. Danielle’s creative channels evolved into writing poetry, short stories, essays, and children’s books. When not writing her own material Danielle loves reading everything and anything she can get her hands on especially mysteries, suspense, and historical fiction. Some of Danielle's other talents include finding new and creative ways to use sarcasm, spilling/dropping things, being supremely weird without even trying, graphic design, and photography. Danielle also enjoys watching vintage film and ...
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Author Interview: Barbara L.B. Storey

About the author:Barbara L. B. Storey is a writer, photographer, and digital artist. She loves to write, to read, to travel, and is also crazy about baseball. She was born and now lives in Canada, but is a former resident of New York City and misses it very much. She's also particularly fond of certain book series – Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and Outlander – of poetry, historical fiction, mysteries and thrillers, biographies, and history of almost any kind, but particularly art and political. She has lived several different, interesting lives in both North America and Europe, ...
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Author Interview: Jasmin Quinn

About the author:Jasmin Quinn is a writer in her heart and soul, and loves to read and write stories with strong male and female characters. She writes intense and sexy romance with a hint of suspense, a splash of intrigue and a whole lot of Alpha male. She'll read almost any genre of fiction but is drawn mostly to romance. When Jasmin isn't writing, she's a beta reader and editor for her author-buddies. She also likes to fuss with her website, lunch with her friends, indulge in retail therapy, and play the occasional computer game. She stays in shape by ...
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Author Interview: Susan A. Buchanan

About the author:Susan A. Buchanan, a Brooklyn native, she lives and works in bustling and exciting New York City. She loves all the museums, restaurants and galleries the city offers and appreciates her time with family and friends. However, her love affair lies with her laptop and the characters in her imagination. She's in love with her strong alpha males and her intelligent, smart and sexy heroines that she brings to life in her free time. Susan enjoys her couples giving into their sexuality and pushing each other's boundaries as they explore desire and passions. What inspires you to write ...
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Author Interview: Kelley Heckart

About the author:Multi-published author Kelley Heckart lives in Arizona with her musician husband, dog, and a number of backyard “pets.” Her stories reflect her passion for ancient and medieval time periods, storytelling and the supernatural. Inspired by the ancient Celts, her tales are filled with fierce warriors and alpha heroes, bold women, otherworldly creatures, magic, and romance. When not writing, she works as a freelance editor, practices target archery, and writes and records music with her husband. She can be found online at http://www.kelleyheckart.com/ What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I love writing stories filled with passion between two people ...
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Author Interview: Lily Lewis

About the author:Lily Lewis is a goose in a sea of chickens. She wears many labels but does not identify completely with any of them. Traveler, adventurer, trailblazer. Mother, wife, grammie. Writer, teacher, professor. Activist, non-conformist, rebel. Artist, dancer, dreamer. Survivor, dysfunctional, fighter. And that's only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. She has lived in Texas most of her life, but yearns for the sea. California calls her. New England awaits. Currently, she resides in Austin with her life partner and two cats. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?I do not write romantic fiction, but fiction with some ...
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Author Interview: Violet Elizabeth Moon

About the author:Violet Elizabeth Moon is an official member of Romance Writers of America. Ablaze is her second published romance, the first being Enigma. Both books are part of her debut series, Technicolor Love, which focuses on interracial second chance erotic romances. She intends for the series to have seven books in total. Violet wishes to leave her readers feeling happy, confident, and unlimited. She strives to help her readers figure out what they want in relationships, and recognize what a healthy one looks like. She is passionate about advocating for the treatment of women's health issues and invisible illnesses ...
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Author Interview: Kim Petersen

About the author:Kim Petersen is a USA Today Bestselling Author, author of The Ascended Angels Chronicles, and co-author of the Stone the Crows series. Her debut novel, Millie’s Angel received a gold award in the 2017 Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards. Based in Australia, Kim forces herself out of bed in the wee hours to walk the oceans roads of the NSW sleepy south coast town where she lives with her family. She is always grateful she did because she thinks there is much to be said about those small hours. She loves to explore the meta-physical aspects of life, ...
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Author Interview: Beth Prentice

About the author:Beth Prentice is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Westport Mysteries. Killer Unleashed, her GHP debut novel, received a bronze medal in the 2016 Readers Favorite International Book Awards. She was born in Manchester, England, but after moving backwards and forwards across the world 13 times in 14 years she decided that at the age of 18 that Australia was to be her home. She now lives on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia where every day is a good one. She is the lucky mother of two grown up children, and, along with her ever-patient ...
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Author Interview: Catherine Evans

About the author:Catherine Evans writes stories set in Australia's outback and country towns. Although she grew up in Sydney, she moved to the country as soon as she could and loves it. After working in agriculture for many years, she now works with her creative side and writes about the places she loves. She lives with her husband in a small town on the coast of New South Wales, Australia. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?Love is everywhere, yet it's so difficult to define and understand. It's a necessary part of life. Learning to love (not just with romantic ...
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