Coffee Talk with T.J. Spade

 

 

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What inspired you to write your first book?

Wine. Lots of wine. After a few drinks writing Take You Apart seemed like a great idea!
Do you have a specific writing style?

I always start at the beginning and work progressively from there. I know other authors can write bits and pieces and somehow knit them together … not me! Plus, the story seems to take on a life of its own after a few chapters and I’m generally surprised at where it leads.
How did you come up with the title?

I’m not sure where it came from, but I had the title Take You Apart before I’d created the full story.
Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?

It’s more of a fun, easy read. I’m not trying to make a statement on the human condition or anything of that nature. Although I do hope that readers like my characters because I have a real soft spot of Caleb Everett and Jack Rafferty!
How much of the book is realistic?

A lot of research goes into my novels – hopefully the police procedures and forensic science is at least in the ballpark of reality.
Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?

Definitely not. I try to avoid serial killers as a general rule.
What books have most influenced your life most?

Too many to mention. I love classics but I also read a lot of fantasy novels as well as crime fiction and detective stories. I started reading James Patterson novels when I was sixteen and became hooked.
If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

I’d choose Nora Roberts because she is such a momentously successful story-teller. I’d love to tap her brain and get some trade secrets! Tara Moss is another author I really admire. She does the most thorough research I’ve ever encountered in an author.
What book are you reading now?

The Girls He Adored by Jonathan Nasaw and Paladin by Montana Ash.

 

 

Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?

Paranormal Romance author Montana Ash. The Elemental Paladins series is amazing!!!
What are your current projects?

I’m finalizing Book Two of The Everett Files: Take You To Hell before its release June 21. I’ve also started writing Book Three: Take You Home.
Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.

My friends and colleagues have been a great support and are fantastic beta readers. My street team (Team Spade) has also been invaluable! They work so hard and are loads of fun!
Do you see writing as a career?

That is a definite long-term goal.
If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?

Nope, no regrets.
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

I’ve always been an avid reader and I suppose becoming a writer is a natural progression from that. Not to spruik but I did write a pretty good story about a pencil when I was eight 😉
Can you share a little of your current work with us?

Well, in Take You To Hell Caleb has a pretty rough time of it. This time around there are two killers demanding his attention and one case will hit particularly close to home. (I actually really love giving away spoilers but I’m going to play this one close to my chest.) Let’s just say there are some definite surprises in store.
Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

Just having the time to write. Once I have the plot I really just want to start typing and keep typing. It can be tough writing in the evenings and on the weekend.
Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?

I love Jane Austen and I think her insight into the human condition is pretty spot on. Take Emma for instance; Emma is upset about not being invited to a party and openly admits that whilst she didn’t want to attend the party she did want the opportunity to turn the invitation down. I love that! I also love Austen’s humour! Pride and Prejudice is full of great one-liners and Mr Collins is my favourite literary character!
Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?

Not yet but I do have some author events coming up in Sydney (Books by the Bridge) and Brisbane (Riveting Reads) in 2017.
Who designed the covers?

A friend of mine, Krystal Sutton, is an amazing artist and she painted the background cover art for both Take You Apart and Take You To Hell. Once the background is ready to go, Ally from IndieMosh works her cover magic and does everything else.
What was the hardest part of writing your book?

Giving it to people to read. Initially this was terrifying.
Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?

I learnt that if you have a goal you should go for it. Even a small step is a start.
Do you have any advice for other writers?

Don’t get discouraged. Getting noticed isn’t easy so try to use disappointments as motivators to work harder.
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

Just a massive thank you for reading!!! I hope you like the books and please get in touch because I love hearing from you guys.
What were the challenges (research, literary, psychological, and logistical) in bringing it to life?

I had no idea what the indie publishing world consisted of when I began this journey – I’ve had to wrap my head around street teams and banners and takeovers … there’s a tonne of stuff going on but it’s becoming second nature now and it’s lot of fun!

Rapid Fire

Coffee – Tea  Coffee
Boxer – Briefs  Briefs
Jeans – Sweats  Sweats (if I don’t have to go anywhere)
Silk – Cotton  I want to sound sexy and say silk … but that would be a fib.
iPhone-Galaxy  iPhone (I got my first one in February and it’s amazing!)
Rightie – Leftie  Rightie
Soda-Water   Water
Cake-Pie   Cake and pie! (Duh)
Rock n roll – Country  Rock n Roll
Mountains – Beach   Beach
Cat -Dog  Cat (although I have one of each)

Favorite Movie:  Deadpool is my 2016 pick!
Favorite TV Show:  Stargate SG-1
Favorite Car: Jeep Wrangler
Favorite Color:  Purple (Royal not pastel!)
Favorite Male Film Star:  Robert Downey Jr
Favorite Female Film Star:  Sandra Bullock
Favorite Fast Food:  Thai
Favorite Cocktail:  Vodka Martini with a twist
Favorite Musical Band:  At the moment it’s Bastille
Favorite Singer:  Ed Sheeran
Favorite Song:  You have got to be kidding! Can anyone actually answer this question??? 😉 Well, I am a sucker for Christmas carols from Halloween to January!
 

 

 

 

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Coffee Talk with Marie James

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What inspired you to write your first book?

I started writing as a way to take my mind off of a miscarriage I suffered in October of 2014.

 

Do you have a specific writing style?

I write in first person present, and I love to use dual perspectives in all my books.

 

How did you come up with your titles?

I came up with the name Ian Hale for my debut book, and the titles stemmed from “Hale” being used in place of Hell.

 

Is there a message in your novels that you want readers to grasp?

That sometimes love is enough.

 

How much of your books are realistic?

I’ve been told my books are very realistic. Some of my characters may be incredibly rich but they don’t flaunt their wealth. Some of books have dealt with crime victimization, death of a loved one, suicidal ideation, and domestic abuse. I try to use subjects people can relate to.

 

Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?

I work in the criminal justice field so I’m able to pull from families I work with and their struggles.

 

What books have most influenced your life most?

Where the Red Fern grows was my childhood go to. I read more than I sleep, so reading is a very important part of my life.

 

If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

Kimberly Bracco was instrumental to getting me off the ground. She was VERY patient with me and the six million questions I had about self-publishing

 

What book are you reading now?

I’m currently writing, but I’ve recently experience SE Hall and Angela Graham’s books and I’ve loved them all. And of course I’m waiting anxiously for the final book in the Crossfire Series. Sylvia Day is my idol!!

 

Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?

I love lots of authors!! SE Hall and Angela Graham as I mentioned above. M Never is a personal inspiration and one of her books gave me the strength to get through some seriously rough times.

 

What are your current projects?

I’m currently working on a FanFiction. The cover reveal and blurb is actually available as a sneak peek in my newest book Kincaid: Cerberus MC Book 1, and it will crossover with the MC series in the book 2 title KID

 

Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.

All indie authors I’ve had the privilege of friending since beginning this journey has been wonderful.

 

Do you see writing as a career?

I can!! I’d love to write full-time, but I’m committed to my job as well (at least until the student loans are paid off!)

 

If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?

Absolutely not!! Reviews are coming in and people are loving it. I’ve had ideas of things I could do with my debut novel (things I’ve learned since beginning this journey) but my current novel, Kincaid, is on point… plus it has Matthew Hosea on the cover and well… there’s NOTHING I’d change about working with him!!

 

Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

I’ve always wanted write. I won a contest for short stories in 6th grade, but it wasn’t until the last year I actually had the gumption to sit down and tell a story.

 

Can you share a little of your current work with us?

SINdicate is a FanFiction that takes the life of a popular model into account as well as adding some fiction to it! I also wrote Psychosis, which featured Matthew Hosea. That book was crazy and wild. This current WIP is more like my other books. The storyline is believable and reads like an actual novel that just happens to be focused on a real life person. 

 

Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

TIME!! I never have enough time. Between work and kids and general family obligations, I don’t always get a chance to sit down and type the words out!!

 

Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?

Hands down Sylvia Day. I’m obsessed with the Crossfire Series, it’s beautifully written, and if you listen to it on Audible it will blow your socks off. I literally go to sleep with the book playing on my heads phones every single night!!

 

Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?

I haven’t yet. I have a signing in Dallas later this year, but my first signing to travel to will be in Maryland next summer.

 

Who designed the covers?

Kari Ayasha of Cover to Cover Designs… she a mad scientist with covers!!

 

What is the hardest part of writing your books?

The damn synopsis!! Worst part ever!

 

Did you learn anything from writing your books and what was it?

I’ve learned loads of stuff! I do a lot of research for each book, because I want it to seem as legitimate as possible to others who may have had the experiences I haven’t!

 

Do you have any advice for other writers?

Keep doing what you’re doing. Success and popularity grows if you feed it! Don’t be afraid to ask other authors for help or advice!!

 

Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

KEEP BUYING MY BOOKS! Seriously I’m blessed and overwhelmed how amazing the last year has been!! I’ll keep writing even if they don’t sell, but I have so many stories in my head I can’t write fast enough! And of course sharing is caring, that’s what helps us the most!!

 

 

What were the challenges (research, literary, psychological, and logistical) in bringing your books to life?

Love Me Like That was difficult to write just because it dealt with many emotional issues. I spent many a night sobbing and being a little depressed with what my characters were going through. Other than that I love the entire process of each book.

 

Rapid Fire

 

Coffee – Tea: coffee

Boxer – Briefs: umm panties?

Jeans – Sweats: sweats!

Silk – Cotton: cotton!! (Texas girl come on!)

iPhone-Galaxy: iPhone

Rightie – Leftie: rightie

Soda-Water: both? Ok I’m addicted to diet coke. You can’t blame me the stuff is like nectar of the Gods!!

Cake-Pie: cake (or pecan pie)

Rock n roll – Country: country

Mountains – Beach: beach!

Cat –Dog: both. I have one of each. But allergic to the cat do the dog wins out

 

 

Favorite Movie: Sweet Home Alabama

Favorite Book: Where the Red Fern Grows

Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds (I hardly EVER watch TV)

Favorite Car: I love my Dodge Challenger!

Favorite Color: Purple!

Favorite Male Film Star: James Deen? And Jamie Dornan right now

Favorite Female Film Star: Rebel Wilson, Melissa McCarthy

Favorite Fast Food: BURGERS!! And pizza!

Favorite Cocktail: Tequila… not time for that fruity mess

Favorite Musical Band: David Nail, but Sam Hunt is gaining ground quickly!!

Favorite Singer: Sam Hunt

Favorite Song: Where are you now (Bieber)

Favorite Season: Spring

Favorite Candy: Twix!

 

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Coffee Talk with Winter Travers

 

 

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What inspired you to write your first book?

Writing was something I always wanted to do, but I never had the courage to do it. I finally just said eff, and hot publish. I knew I wasn’t going to go anywhere if I didn’t let people read my stories.

How did you come up with your titles?

I tend to name the books before I write them. I know how the story is going to go and I take it from there.

Is there a message in your novels that you want readers to grasp?

Love yourself. No matter what, you are awesome.

How much of your books are realistic?

I feel my books are very realistic. I want the reader to be able to read my books and feel like they are coming to life around them.

Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?

Every book has experiences and parts that have happened to me but, then I when I go to write them, I twist them in a way to fit the story.

What books have most influenced your life most?

I feel every book I read influences me. I see how other authors are writing and it inspires me to better myself and try new things.

If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

Hmm, I guess I really don’t have a mentor. I’m friends with so many amazing authors and we all tend to support and help each other any way we can.

What book are you reading now?

I am unfortunately not reading right now. I don’t read while I’m writing, and I always seem to be writing something.

Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?

Alana Sapphire is amazing. I’ll read anything she writes.

What are your current projects?

Right now I am working on book 6 in The Devil’s Knights Series, Keeping Meg, and also starting a new series. Downshift if the first book in my new series, The Skid Row Kings, which will be out this Spring.

Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.

My PA, Lizette, is amazing. She is my number one cheerleader and pushes me to be a better write.

Do you see writing as a career?

Right now it’s my part time job that I do full time when I’m not working my actual full time job. LOL One day I would love to be able to quit my day job and focus solely on writing. Right now, I’m an author and Fork Lift Driver. LOL

If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?

There are always things I would change. But eh, I do love it the way it is.

Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

I just was always thinking of stories in my head. I would fall asleep as a child dreaming up stories. I still fall asleep that way.

Can you share a little of your current work with us? Sure! I’ll give you a little taste of my new series.

Downshift
Skid Row Kings
Book 1
Coming Spring 2016
Unedited

“What can I help you with?”
My head shot up, Baldy staring at me. “Um, I brought Frankie home.”
He looked me up and down, his eyes scanning me over. “Aren’t you a little too old to be hanging out with a fourteen year old? You’re what, sixteen, seventeen?”
“Try twenty-seven.” This guy was a piece of work. He was looking me over like I was on display and he thought I was a teenager.
His eyes snapped to mine and his jaw dropped. Yeah, jackass, I’m older than you are probably. “What the hell are you doing with Frankie?”
“She works at the library. You know, the place you promised to pick me up from today?” Frankie said, walking back into the shop. She had managed to find a towel and was drying herself off. I would kill for a towel right now.
“Fuck,” Baldy twisted around and looked at the clock behind him. “Sorry, Frankie. Mitch and I were tearing apart the tranny on the Charger.”
She waved her hand at him and tossed the towel to me. Oh, thank you sweet baby Jesus. I wiped the water that was dripping down my face off and squeezed all the water out of my hair into it.
“How the hell did you get so wet if she gave you a ride home?”
“Because I started walking home, Luke, until Violet was nice enough to stop and give me a ride.”
He watched me dry my hair, confusion on his face. “Violet?” he muttered.
“That’s me.”

Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

Getting the story out of my head. I think everyone struggles with that, though.

Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work? I love Kristen Ashley. Her stories are amazing.

Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?

I plan on going to two signings this year, so that will be the extent of my travel.

Who designed the covers?

I’ve designed all the covers for the Devil’s Knights. My new series I have coming out, MB Book Covers and Designs will be creating those covers. I’m super excited to see what she comes up with.

What is the hardest part of writing your books?

Everything. LOL There is so much that goes into a writing a book. Things you would never think about until you sit down and start writing. Keeping all the facts straight from one book to the next is a challenge.

Did you learn anything from writing your books and what was it?

I learned that there is always room for improvement. With each book, I hope to grow and better my writing.

Do you have any advice for other writers?

Write. Write every day. No matter what, just do it.

Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

Thank you so much for taking the time to read my books and fall in love with my characters. Every message and email I get about my books mean the world to me.

Rapid Fire

Coffee – Tea:  Coffee
Boxer – Briefs:  Boxers
Jeans – Sweats:  Jeans
Silk – Cotton:  Cotton
iPhone-Galaxy:  Galaxy
Rightie – Leftie:  Rightie
Soda-Water:  Water
Cake-Pie:  Pie
Rock n Roll – Country:  Rock
Mountains – Beach:  Mountains
Cat -Dog:  Dog

Favorite Movie: Days of Thunder
Favorite Book: Wild Man by Kristen Ashley
Favorite TV Show: Sons of Anarchy
Favorite Car: Dodge Magnum
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Male Film Star: Nicholas Cage
Favorite Female Film Star: Sandra Bullock
Favorite Fast Food: Culver’s
Favorite Cocktail: Southern Comfort Old Fashioned Sweet
Favorite Musical Band: Black Stone Cherry
Favorite Singer: P!nk
Favorite Song: “Reaper” Sia (This changes often.)
Favorite Season: Winter!!!
Favorite Candy: Twix

 

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Coffee Talk with Sherri Crowder

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What inspired you to write your first book?

Well that’s a bit of a tricky question. The first book I ever wrote remains unpublished as of yet, however it was inspired by love of course. I’m a hopeless romantic as you may have guessed and have always dreamed of finding my knight in shining armor. My first published book however, Sweet Charity, was inspired by my love of motorcycle books and some of my favorite authors such as Jordan Marie, Leslie Wilder, Nina Levine, to name just a few.

Do you have a specific writing style?

I’m not really sure that I have a style or not. I like to make notes as ideas come up and then I will create a brief outline for each book before I dive into writing, but I’m kind of one of those people who sits down at the computer and just starts typing. Sometimes the story takes me to a totally different place than I thought it was going. Sometimes the characters just speak to me and then the story evolves in a different manner than I originally thought.

How did you come up with your titles?

Well my title for my first book, Sweet Charity, came about purely from character development. I knew what her occupation was going to be and that lead me to the “Sweet” part and “Charity” came from a list of female names that I have always liked. I have a long list of male and female character names that I love. Kind of like an expectant parent who might have a list of potential names for their babies. LOL!

Is there a message in your novels that you want readers to grasp?

For this first series of books, no there isn’t a specific message in the books. Though I do like to focus on both strong male and female characters. I love an alpha male who empowers his woman and stands beside her in support of whatever her passion is.

How much of your books are realistic?

I think that most if not all of the circumstances in my current books are and could be very realistic.

Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?

LOL! I’ll never tell. Seriously though neither Sweet Charity or Finding Faith are autobiographical at all. They are complete works of fiction.

What books have most influenced your life most?

Hmmmm, that’s such a tough question as there are way too many to mention. I will say I am a huge fan of To Kill a Mockingbird as well as Wuthering Heights. As far as romance books go I started out reading books by Lavryle Spencer and Sandra Brown and I still read them today. Some I’ve reread many times. I also love to read poetry. I love Robert Serviss. As far as the genre of books which I write, I am most influenced by Chelle Bliss, Nina Levine, Leslie Wilder, and I’m in love with Alana Sapphire’s books.

If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

Probably Leslie Wilder because she is the person who taught me all about self publishing and she is always there to answer all of my silly questions

What book are you reading now?

I am currently not reading anything just because when I am working on writing a book I like to stay focused on my own work Plus when I am writing, I keep kind of odd hours and I don’t really have time to read. I do however love to read books by the authors mentioned above and by others such as Winter Travers, Vicki Green, Jordan Marie, RB Hilliard, Kaylee Song, Sierra Rayne, and AF Crowell to name only a few.

Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?

I love to read Angel Rose.

What are your current projects?

I am currently writing the third novel in The Black Mavericks MC Series, called Saving Grace. It is the story of Rocker, one of the prospects of the motorcycle club.

Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.

I have had a lot of support from fellow author friends, Leslie Wilder, Jordan Marie and RB Hilliard right from the very beginning. The completely embraced me into their circle. Also I have an awesome street team called Sherri’s Sirens and they are so supportive of me. They have become wonderful friends. And friends such as Rosie Snowdon, Veronica Garcia, Kaci Stewart and Amy Jones to name a few, offer me unconditional support and love.

Do you see writing as a career?

I would love to be able to one day see writing as a career. Until I have more books, it is hard to make that commitment.

If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?

Oh yeah, I know that there are some mistakes in there that I would change in a heartbeat, but as far as storyline goes, no, I wouldn’t change a thing.

Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

I have always loved to write from quite a young age. I liked to write stories and keep journals as kid and then longer stories evolved as I got older. I find writing is a great outlet when you are stressed about something as it kind of takes you away from your own problems. I got away from writing for a few years due to work and family obligations taking up too much time, however a few years back after the passing of my parents, I turned back to my joy of writing to help me get through my grief.

Can you share a little of your current work with us?

I can share a little of my latest release, Finding Faith, with you all.

Finding Faith.

He leaned back resting his head against the back of the couch and ran his hand up over his forehead, then threaded his fingers into the tousled red mane of his. All he could think about was Faith. She was so fucking gorgeous, sexy with all of the right curves in all of the right places. Her long blonde hair would feel so good spread across his naked skin, or wrapped around his fist or his cock. With just that thought he shifted uncomfortably, as his cock began to throb. Then there was her smell, she smelled like fresh laundry and soft powder. He groaned out loud as he reached down to unfasten his jeans releasing his aching cock. He tightly wrapped his hands around his rigid flesh and began stroking and himself. Aiden thought about how good Faith had felt on the back of his bike with her body wrapped around him, and while he did this he stroked faster and faster. Within a few minutes, he came all over his hands as he growled out her name.
Getting up and heading to the bathroom, Aiden reached in the shower and turned the water on to heat up. He proceeded to strip all of his clothes off and stepped into the shower. For a few minutes he just stood there facing the multiple shower heads letting the water pummel his face and his body. Then stepping back he shook the water out of his eyes and began to lather himself up. It had been a hell of a long time since he’d resorted to jerking off, he thought. Not since he’d been a young teenage boy looking at Roxy and Donna, the girls that regularly “serviced” the club when he and Jackson’s fathers were the patched members. He had to know more about Faith. Who was she and why was she so damned sad and tightly wound? What made her that way?
Turning the shower off and stepping out, he wrapped a towel low on his hips and tied a knot in front. Stepping in front of the mirror he looked at his reflection in the mirror and said, “You poor bastard. What have you gone and gotten yourself involved in now?” Then turning and hitting the light he turned the loft into darkness except for the rays of the streetlights outside that shone in through the high transom windows above his bed. Pulling the towel off, crawling into bed and stretching out he vowed that tomorrow he was going to find out a bit more about Faith and he knew exactly where to start.

Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

I find that I am my own worst critic and when I sit down to write, I find myself editing my previous work continually to the point that it impacts my writing goals for the day. I need to just carry forward with my writing rather than spending so much time editing.

Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?

My favorite author is Chelle Bliss. I absolutely love her characters and the alpha males that she writes about. I love how she weaves characters from previous stories into her latest books so that we can sort of keep up with our favorites. I can’t find one thing about Chelle’s books that I don’t absolutely love.

Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?

I haven’t traveled with respect to my book yet, however I will be attending my first book signing as a signing author in a few weeks in Pittsburgh, PA. I am very excited to meet fans and other authors who I’ve only met online but have become close friends with.

Who designed the covers?

My covers were designed by Dana Leah, of Designs By Dana.

What is the hardest part of writing your books?

The hardest part of writing my books is hmmm, probably the continuous editing that I spoke of above.

Did you learn anything from writing your books and what was it?

Omg! I’ve learned so much from writing my books. The whole process from start to end has been a learning experience with each book. I had to learn everything about self-publishing, editing, formatting, cover design, etc. Thank goodness I had some wonderful friends to coach me through the whole process.

Do you have any advice for other writers?

If you’ve always dreamed of writing…make sure that you follow your dreams. It is such a satisfying thing when you first see a book with your name of the cover. When it all comes together and when people send you messages telling you that they just loved your books. Well, there’s nothing quite like it. Also, make sure that you network and make some good contacts in the self publishing world who can be your reference as you go through the process.

Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

Thank you! From the bottom of my heart…thank you for purchasing my books. Thank you for reading them and reviewing them, and thank you for the countless messages telling me how you enjoyed my books. I read every one of them and they have touched my heart more than I can ever say.

What were the challenges (research, literary, psychological, and logistical) in bringing your books to life?

For me the biggest challenge to bringing my books to life is time. I find it challenging to balance the time writing with the time spend promoting and interacting with my readers. I love the social interactions however, it is very time consuming and can quickly eat into valuable writing time.

Rapid Fire

Coffee – Tea: Tea
Boxer – Briefs: Boxer
Jeans – Sweats: Jeans
Silk – Cotton: Cotton
iPhone-Galaxy—LG G4
Rightie – Leftie: Rightie
Soda-Water: Water
Cake-Pie: Pie
Rock n roll – Country — Both
Mountains – Beach –Both
Cat –Dog: Dog

Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing
Favorite Book: Too many to choose
Favorite TV Show: Outlander
Favorite Car: Any sports car red/silver/or blue
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Male Film Star: Edris Elba
Favorite Female Film Star: Kate Winslet
Favorite Fast Food: Pizza
Favorite Cocktail: Anything fruity and sweet
Favorite Musical Band: Too many to choose
Favorite Singer: Too many to choose
Favorite Song: Amazing Grace
Favorite Season: Fall
Favorite Candy: Anything Chocolate

 

 

Author Page:

https://www.facebook.com/SherriCrowderAuthor/?fref=ts

 

Book Links:

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