Welcome to my site, it is so great to meet you! I think I am right in saying I haven't hosted anyone from Whispers Publishing before so it would be fabulous if you could share a little about them after the interview. Hope that's okay?
Let's get started!
1) What is your writing routine?
My writing routine begins in the morning around 6:30 and then I’ll write until around 7 or 8 at night. Don’t panic, it’s not continuous, although if you ask my husband he would disagree. :-)
2) Which author/s inspire you to write?
Goodness, let me think about that one. Early on Victoria Holt and Janet Dailey were my inspirations. Now I’d have to say I’m not really sure.
3) Which is your favorite romance subgenre to read? To write?
This might sound strange, but my favorite subgenre to read is historical. I used to have a huge stack of novels, everything from Victoria Holt to Jane Feather. My favorite to write is Contemporary Erotic.
4) How do you deal with criticism/rejection?
I cringe at the thought of rejection or bad criticism, but I realize both are part of the entire writing process. I have a very good support base. My sister has already promised to read any reviews for content before I get to them. :-)
5) What do you expect from an editor?
I expect an editor to offer guidance, point out inconsistencies which I or my CPs have missed, and to double check that I haven’t misled the reader.
6) Tell me about your latest release
My latest release is about how an argument over a briefcase nearly destroys the marriage of a loving couple.
7) Tease us with a blurb or short excerpt
Haunted by nightmares, Sheridan Sinclair just wants to get through one night without reliving the terrible accident that led to her miscarriage. And she longs for the arms of the man who betrayed her. Matthew Sinclair has always loved his wife, but when she refuses to speak to him after her accident, he's left to wonder what went wrong. When a stolen kiss ignites their forgotten passion, he'll use their love as a means to get her home and in his bed again. Will a husband’s plan of seduction be enough to heal a wife’s broken heart?
8) Which is your favorite character in the book? Why?
My favorite character? That’s a hard one. I love all of them, but maybe Nessa, Sheridan’s assistant. Nessa is feisty and speaks her mind even when her friends don’t want her too.
9) What are you working on right now?
Right now I just sent the edits back to my editor for an erotic titled ‘Breaking Delia’s Rules’ and another submission titled ‘Mistletoe Mambo.’
10) Your biggest piece of advice to aspiring novelists?
Keep writing. No matter how many rejections are received, keep writing. Even before I began the journey to publication I wrote because I enjoyed the craft, I still do. As long as you believe in what you write, so will someone else.
11) Where can readers find you?
Thank you Rachel for hosting me today. I’ve enjoyed being here.
You're welcome, it's great to have you here! I am a little bit in lust with your book cover, it's fabulous. Hope my visitors give you lots of lovely comments and questions.
Just to let you know everyone, W Lynn Chantale is also giving away a copy of Seducing His Wife to a random commenter so get those fingers a-typing!