Joan Sowards and author’s interview.

A book titled The Star Prophecy by Joan Sowards, is making its debut in LDS bookstores and on This week we will visit with Joan.

Q: Joan, how long have you been writing?

I have been writing novels for over fifteen years.

Q: How did you break into publishing?

I admit it was luck. I was in the right place at the right time. An editor suggested I send Walnut Springs Press my novel The Star Prophecy–so I did. I pestered editor Linda Prince every few months asking if she had read it. After the eight month, she asked if I had an LDS romance and that she needed one right away. I sent Haunts Haven and she liked it! Chocolate Roses was published next. I was surprised when WSP came back and said they were ready to publish The Star Prophecy since it had been two years since I submitted it.

Q: What inspired you to write romance?

I think every story needs romance, if not just a touch of it. The Star Prophecy is not a romance, but it has just enough to keep me happy.

Q: What is your all time favorite book?

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier lit my fire in my teen years. Favorite food? Mexican

Favorite dessert? Anything chocolate

Jeans and T-shirt, or designer clothes? Jeans

Guilty pleasure? Ice Cream.

Favorite flower? Roses

Q: Thank you for letting us interview you, Joan. Best luck with your new book.

Thank you!

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