Marie I am glad to have you in my blog this week. When did you first know you wanted to be an author?
Funny storyâ€¦but I hadnâ€™t realized I wanted to be a real, published author until after Iâ€™d been writing stories for about five years. I actually thought it was a fun thing to do in my spare time, and it beat watching TV all day. But one day I let a friend of mine read a story of mine, and she hooked me up with a writer who was my mentor, and wellâ€¦the rest is history.
So fun and exiting…What makes you passionate about writing?
I love writing twists and unexpected turns in my stories. I love making the reader think they know the ending, and then they are happily surprised when itâ€™s totally different. And I especially love the comments I receive from my readers, telling me how much they enjoy reading these romances. Thatâ€™s what makes me passionateâ€”probably because I love to tease the reader. Every new book I write, I challenge myself to figure out a better suspenseful plot.
What was the pathway like for you to get your first book published?
Iâ€™ve been writing for a good 19 years. In 2005 I found an (more…)