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 Cynthianna Shares Their Story

About the Author Cynthianna has published both contemporary romances and fantasy romantic-comedies. She also writes sf/paranormal erotic-romance under the pen name of Celine Chatillon. Her screwball science fiction/fantasy romance, Loving Who, is available in both print and e-formats at Mojocastle Press. The sequel, Leaving Who, will release this Earth Day. You can read excerpts from her novels at her web sites: http://www.cynthianna.com and http://www.celinechatillon.com Cindy grew up watching Star Trek and reading the science fiction classics and Harlequin romances by the bushel. Somewhere along the line she became an ardent Doctor Who fan, and figured it was just as fun ...
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Author Kellie Kamryn Shares Their Story

About the Author By day, Kellie Kamryn is captain of her crew wearing many a hat: chauffeur, cook, maid, and arm chair psychologist. In her spare time, she lets her sassy side out to play, writing stories and poetry that sweep readers into other worlds of contemporary erotic romance. Sweet and romantic, or sassy and hot, Kellie’s writing will melt your heart – and maybe your undies! Her vivid style of storytelling has gained her erotic romances numerous 5-star reviews. Mulit-talented, she does voice work recording audiobooks, available on Amazon, iTunes, Audible and other retailers. Kellie is a PRO member ...
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Author Celine Chatillon Shares Their Story

About the Author Celine Chatillon grew up watching Dark Shadows and Star Trek, while reading all the sci-fi classics and Harlequin romances she could get her hands on. Celine is the alter ego of multi-published romance novelist, Cynthianna. Celine finds writing erotica a very pleasant departure from her day job as a manuscript evaluator and copy editor. Her erotic-romance tales with eXtasy Books include Blood Bond, Blood Betrayal (Kindred Vampires series) and the series Brandi Whyne and Her Incredibly Erotic Adventures.. Her books with Liquid Silver Books include Help I’m Falling for the Vampire Next Door and Hanging with a ...
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Author Jenna Harte Shares Their Story

About the Author Jenna Harte is a die-hard romantic, whose favorite romantic characters are committed, often married and frequently getting into trouble. She is the author of the Valentine Mysteries featuring Tess, a chocolate loving, couture lingerie wearing sleuth and Jack her love interest. She also writes novellas featuring the adventures and passions of Max and Madeleine Delecoeur. When she’s not telling stories, she works by day as a freelance writer and blogger. She lives in central Virginia with her husband, two teenage children and two cats. What inspires you to write romance books? I love a good romance, especially ...
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Author Virginia Vayna Shares Their Story

About the Author Virginia Vayna was born in Dayton, Ohio. During 1999, she moved to Long Beach, California, where she lived on a sailboat for three-years. She currently holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and she holds a Master of Social Science. Virginia enjoys writing historical fiction, fantasy, paranormal romance, mystery and YA. Her first book, The Hunters and the Queen, is the first book in her Element series. On a separate note, Virginia never turns down a soft pretzel. Condiment of choice? Typically mustard, but hot sauce is a close second. What inspires you to write romance ...
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Author Jennifer Wenn Shares Their Story

About the Author I’m a proud mother of four, wife of one and a severe addict of coffee (unfortunately). What inspires you to write romance books? Most of my ideas come when listening to music. Lyrics always make my head full of ideas. Tell us about how you write: I always start with the character and their families. Who are they? What are they? Where do they live? What do they look like? What are their dreams, their goals and their fears? When I have the characters in the back of my head I start with writing a synopsis which ...
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Author Marina Martindale Shares Their Story

About the Author Just like Gillian Matthews, the heroine in her debut romance novel, The Reunion, Marina Martindale began her career as a graphic designer and artist, and several of her paintings have been featured in juried art shows. Over time, however, she discovered that writing was her true life’s passion. “I love creating conflicted characters,” says Martindale. “I think they’re more like the people we meet in real life. I also like the complexity of romance. It’s an opportunity to delve deep into the human condition and try to understand what it is that motivates us to make the ...
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Author David Burnett Shares Their Story

About the Author David Burnett lives in Columbia South Carolina, with his wife and their blue-eyed cat, Bonnie. The Reunion, his first novel, is set in nearby Charleston. David enjoys traveling, photography, baking bread, and the Carolina beaches. He has photographed subjects as varied as prehistoric ruins on the islands of Scotland, star trails, sea gulls, and a Native American powwow. David and his wife have traveled widely in the United States and the United Kingdom. During one trip to Scotland, they visited Crathes Castle, the ancestral home of the Burnett family near Aberdeen. In The Reunion, Michael’s journey through ...
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Author Té Russ Shares Their Story

About the Author Té Russ has been a fan of romance novels since she snuck and read her first one, Scarlett Woman by Gwynne Forster, as a teenager. She’s loved writing even longer. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s taking care of her wonder husband and three kids in Texas. What inspires you to write romance books? Everything around me inspires me! Movies, music, my own life, books I read. Tell us about how you write: I keep a journal or take notes on my phone and whenever ideas come to me, I write them down. Once I figure ...
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Author Lucinda Sue Crosby Shares Their Story

About the Author Lucinda Sue Crosby is an Amazon bestseller, award-winning journalist, Nashville songwriter and commissioned poet. She is also a former Hollywood actress and professional tennis player. Crosby has had a love affair with the written word since she was a little girl. Her writing passions have led her through a number of writing careers and numerous writing awards including being selected by TheAuthorShow.com in 2011 as “One of 50 Authors You Should be Reading.” Her novel, Francesca of Lost Nation, is the winner of five literary prizes and has been a Kindle bestseller in various categories of Romance ...
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Author Samantha Holt Shares Their Story

About the Author Samantha resides in Warwickshire, England with her twin girls and occasionally her husband, who works abroad. She admits that his long absences often help get the creative juices flowing. She’s a romance addict and has been devouring all kinds of romance for as long as she can remember. A huge history buff, Samantha likes to blend her love of the past with her love of romance and create thrilling and passionate tales set to medieval backdrops. She thinks there’s nothing sexier than a rugged warrior and a feisty maiden falling head over heels for each other. What ...
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Author Helen Johnston Shares Their Story

About the Author Helen Johnston grew up in her home county of Hampshire, England. Her childhood dreams filled with the desire to become a dancer. An only child she was never alone, her years spent entertained with her vivid imagination. She met and married her husband not long after leaving school and soon after their son was born, their family is made complete with Helen’s two cats who are spoiled rotten which results in them often thinking they rule the home. Her life consisting of home life and a few jobs in the retail industry her vivid imagination refused to ...
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