Lu Ann it is good to have you back. Tell us when did you first know you wanted to be an author?
Sometime in grade school I started telling people I wanted to be a writer. I loved to read and I wanted to write stories that other people would want to read, sort of a self perpetuating future, as far as I could see. Unfortunately, my mother thought I should “get a real job” so I could support myself someday if needs be. I ended up earning a B.S. degree in Secondary Education, with a major in English. I figured I could read all I wanted, and in the summer I could write.
Parent tend to be so real, don’t they? What makes you passionate about writing?
The ideas for books come easily to me, so I have a list of books I want to write that is so long I would have to write twenty plus hours a day for the rest of my life to get to them all, yet the ideas just keep coming. I think the passion started with being a voracious reader. (more…)