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: 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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Author Interview: Sai Marie Johnson

About the author:Sai Marie is an author, creative writer, and concept creator. She resides in the Great Pacific Northwest where she enjoys the flora, fauna, action and adventure that bred the Pioneer Spirit. With a heart for advocacy, animals, the environment, and great imagination she is sure to capture your attention with something for everyone. What inspires you to write romantic fiction?The idea of making someone happy and whisking them away into a free vacation from their couch while enjoying a world that came from my head. Tell us about how you write.I write very oddly, sometimes it overtakes me ...
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Author Interview: Jenna Bayley-Burke

About the Author USA Today bestselling author of hot and sexy romance, and if you think the books are funny, romantic comedy. If not, forget that bit. Yogaholic, planner obsessed, messy mommy & bad-ass challah baker. Firm believer in house pants. What inspires you to write romance books? I need to feel hopeful, to laugh and smile and daydream. Romance helps me get to that place when life gets to be a bit much. Romance is my happy place, my comfort zone. Plus, I get to cover my instagram with hot guys and call it inspiration. Tell us about how ...
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Author Interview: Jaskaran S. Dhillon

About the Author I’m 21 years old guy from India. I grew up in Sri Anandpur Sahib, Punjab. I’m studying Food Science & Technology (Hons.) right now. I’m also having advanced diploma in Communication skills. I have only written one book yet named Secrets As Legacy. I like writing mystery thrillers. Apart from books, I love writing songs. My passion for writing rose when I wrote my first song. I’m also the founder and editor in chief of B Louder Magazine, a digital magazine focusing on photography, literary, lifestyle, fitness, health, art, fashion and home improvement. What inspires you to ...
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Author Interview: Ms. Pantha Jones

About the Author Ms. Pantha Jones is a native of Gary, Indiana married with 5 children and three Step-children. She hopes to pull her readers into every story by their hearts, minds, spirits, and souls and vividly paint a picture, that they could easily visualize in their heads. Ms. Jones is here to write about her readers’ wins, losses, happiness, triumphs, dreams, nightmares, and neighborhood, their lives’ through sympathy and empathy. An autobiography is supposed to be a recollection of your life from your point of view, however, tarnished or embellished it might be. I, however, have no need nor ...
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Author Interview: Suilyaniz Cintron

About the Author I am from Ponce Puerto Rico and have been writing since age twelve. Apart from writing which is my passion, I love history, to read, listen to rock music and watch silent and classic films. What inspires you to write romance books? I adore romance, especially set in other time periods and I I write romantic fiction novels because I love to portray the love between two souls, the connection, and bond that doesn't exist for everyone in this world we live in. Tell us about how you write: After I get my idea, names for characters, ...
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Author Interview: Viktoria Faust

About the Author I’m Croatian horror, SF and children’s/fantasy author. I published more then 30 books – novels, short story collections, essays. I have few Croatian SF and horror awards, but best award is acceptance of my readers. I’m best known for my vampire novels. What inspires you to write romance books? I grew up on black and white vampire novels. I love the symbolism and idea of vampires. And when I was much younger there was not many vampire novels translated in Croatian. So i decided to write myself one. I liked it. Many people did. Tell us about ...
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Author Interview: Teiran Smith

About the Author Teiran is obsessed with the written word. When she’s not writing, she’s reading. She can get so lost in a story, be it one of her own or someone else’s, that she won’t even break away to eat, drink, or sleep. By the time she gets up from a story, she’s usually dizzy from low blood sugar and suffering blurred vision. Whenever she’s not writing or reading, you will find her trying my hand at landscape photography, dabbling in abstract painting, and spending time with her husband, Scott, and their four legged child, Sasha. What inspires you ...
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Author Interview: Sophia Valentine

About the Author S. Valentine grew up in England. Studying English language and literature, as well as law, she worked in a solicitors for many years before moving to Spain. She does however still visit the UK, which in a way, will always be home. Returning to her lifelong passion of writing books, she’s also a weekly columnist for The Ibizan newspaper on: lifestyle and fashion. Her other interests include reading, shopping and a nice glass of wine to shows such as Sons Of Anarchy, Dexter, Gossip Girl and SATC. She’s a social media addict, and loves connecting with new ...
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