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 Jac Wright Shares Their Story

About the Author Jac Wright is a published poet, published author, and an electronics engineer educated at Stanford, University College London, and Cambridge who lives and works in England. Jac studied English literature from the early age of three, developing an intense love for poetry, drama, and writing in Trinity College Speech & Drama classes taken every Saturday for fourteen years, and in subsequent creative writing classes taken during the university years. A published poet, Jac’s first passion was for literary fiction and poetry writing as well as for the dramatic arts. You will find these influences in the poetic ...
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Author B.D.Hawkey Shares Their Story

About the Author Cornish born author, B.D. Hawkey, can trace her Cornish roots as far back as the 18th century. This background and heritage has given her an understanding and knowledge of Cornish rural life which is the inspiration for her writing, as are the many historical buildings, beautiful countryside and dramatic coastline that form the Celtic county. Her first published work was the short poem Taken which was shortlisted to represent and show case the talents of the south west of England. It was chosen for publication as one of a collection of poems from various poets for the ...
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Author Jeff Rasley Shares Their Story

About the Author Jeff Rasley is author of seven books. His most recent is “Pilgrimage: Sturgis to Wounded Knee and Back Home Again, a Memoir”. He is a partner in Knowledge Capture Publishing and Editing, a writing coach, and professor at Butler University. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Chicago B.A. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, All-Academic All-State Football Team, and letter winner in swimming and football; Indiana University School of Law J.D. cum laude, Moot Court, and Indiana Law Review; Christian Theological Seminary M.Div. magna cum laude, co-valedictorian, and Faculty Award Scholar. Rasley was admitted to ...
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Author Kevin Sterling Shares Their Story

About the Author A first generation American born to a European family, Kevin Sterling writes from a rich perspective on relationships, culture and sensuality to create characters with uncommon depth and appealing vulnerability. Combine that with a history of world travel and a successful former business career in structured finance, and it’s easy to see how his books resonate with authentic situations, engaging conflict, and stimulating eroticism. Then there’s the lighter side of the man, who can do a killer impression of Sean Connery (amongst other famous personalities) and thinks everyone wants to hear his never-ending repertoire of corny jokes ...
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Author Sai Marie Johnson Shares Their Story

About the Author A mother of four children including a daughter, and three sons Sai Marie is a creative mind who enjoys a plethora of activities. Married to a Veteran, and owner of a dachshund she likes to spend her days writing, reading, and discussing the art of the quill, pen, or keyboard. With a wide variety of subjects Sai doesn’t consider herself a genre writer, but rather an author of whatever happens to come to mind. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing as of September 2014 Sai writes everything from poetry to scripts in every category from Non-fiction ...
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Author Parker Paige Shares Their Story

About the Author Parker Paige has been writing fiction for several years with a passion for creating eccentric characters. She is fascinated with true stories and for that reason, she is drawn to the network Investigation Discovery like a drug. She is the author of “The Ghost of Blue Ivy.” She lives in Los Angeles. Contact her at [email protected] What inspires you to write romance books? I love incredible love stories and I always have and I also love to write them. Tell us about how you write: I begin my writing process with a character in mind, her background ...
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Author EJourney Shares Their Story

About the Author I am a flâneuse. What is that, you ask? The closest approximation: a female observer-wanderer. I write about, and illustrate (oils, pastels, digital) what I see that intrigues me. In a past life, with a now-dormant Ph.D., (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana), and the primacy of my left brain, I researched, evaluated and developed mental health programs. But writing was my first love and I wanted to be a journalist but my parents balked at that. I was 15, malleable, and dependent on them for support, so I compromised and went into the social sciences, actually preferable ...
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Author Sara Jessica Marquette Shares Their Story

About the Author Sara Jessica Marquette was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, attended High School in Indiana and graduated from Indiana University. She enjoys writing in a number of different genres, particularly Romance, Erotica, New Adult and Young Adult. Her interests include travel, art, photography, history, horseback riding, and sailing. These interests often serve as backdrop for her novels. What inspires you to write romance books? The universe is a peculiar place and I am particularly interested in shared destinies and the unconscious forces that bring men and women together. There is obviously a physical attraction existing between men and ...
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Author Jane Taylor Starwood Shares Their Story

About the Author My first novel, the romantic thriller “Shattered Blue,” is earning excellent reviews and has been nominated for the 2013 RONE Award in Romantic Suspense. “Shattered Blue” is available as a trade paperback on Amazon and an ebook at all major ebook retailers. The first book in my new Storm Key Thrillers series, “Falling Starr,” is slated for publication this fall. Visit RomancingTheThriller.com. What inspires you to write romance books? I’ve always loved to read fast-paced, sensual, romantic suspense. Nora Roberts, Lisa Jackson, Karen Robards and Sandra Brown are some of my favorite authors in the genre. And ...
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Author Tess Mackenzie Shares Their Story

About the Author Hi, this is Tess. And sorry, I’m sort of hijacking the author bio box. This is a bit of a weird place to put this, but I just wanted to say before anyone goes buying things that everything I write is available free too. Just to be really clear, so no-one is upset when they realize later on. My books collect stories into actual ebooks, and are probably easier to read, and if you would like to buy anything, I would really appreciate it, and that would be fantastic. But on the other hand, if you’d rather ...
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Author Peter VanDenBeemt Shares Their Story

About the Author – I was born in Philadelphia, PA. – For my first three years of school I attended Overbrook School for the Blind, a boarding school with classes for the “partially sighted.” – I attended “normal” schools starting with fourth grade. – When I was twelve my father joined IBM and we moved to Poughkeepsie, NY. – When I was fourteen IBM transferred my father to Zurich, Switzerland where I attended Institute Minerva. – When I was eighteen we returned to the U.S. and I started Lehigh University, majoring in Engineering Physics. – I left school for a ...
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Author L.A.A. Law Shares Their Story

About the Author Living on the east coast, I love to travel to Maine. Just far enough away to enjoy time with my wonderful family without the weight of work or competing schedules, but close enough that most of the short time to escape is not taken by travel. The beautiful scenery and abundance of woods and rocky beaches offers peace and tranquility to me and my family. I am the mother of three wonderful children and work in a law firm. Writing is something I ever thought I could do, my vast work experience is more in accounting and ...
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