Blog Hop! Tag! You’re It!
This is my first ever blog hop (thanks for the invite Robyn Roze!) and I’m excited to participate. This is another great way that authors support other authors. I, like Robyn, have met so many wonderful people, authors and readers, through my published novels who in turn have become my friends. Stephanie, Serena, Sydney, Pepper, and Teresa have proved to be real friends and the first two have also become my beta readers. Stephanie is also the artist that created our amazing cover for The Demarcation of Jack. Getting to hear from fans of my work is priceless and keeps me motivated to write more stories. Thanks again to all the people who share my posts, participate in my events, Tweet and RT, and generally make my day with your words of support and wisdom.
Blog Hop Q&A:
1. What are you working on right now?
We just published The Demarcation of Jack which is a contemporary romance with a twist, so I am busy promoting that. I’m also editing my husband’s (Dana Bennett) historical, time travel, romance novel called Geared to the Present. I have 25 pages to go. He plans to expand a couple of scenes and then this weekend we will do a read through before passing the story on to test readers.
I’m anxious to get back to my solo project, Stuck In-Between, which is the first novel in my new erotic romance series. I hope to finish the first draft by the end of November.
Our current goal is to get Geared to the Present out by December and Stuck In-Between out in January. Fingers crossed!
2. How does The Demarcation of Jack differ from other work in its genre?
First off, it’s a story that hasn’t been told before and although it falls into contemporary romance, it’s not formulaic at all. The arc of the romance happens between Jenna and Jack but it also includes another couple. I won’t say much more because I don’t want to spoil all the great surprises.
3. Why do you write?
It’s my bliss and where my passion lies. All the other stuff that comes with being published and promoting is the work. Writing transports me outside of myself to a place of pure creativity and joy. I have never been so driven in my life as I am for “my job” as an author.
4. How does your writing process work?
I fly by the seat of my pants when I’m working on my solo projects. While crafting the My Body Trilogy (My Body-His, My Body-His (Marcello), & My Body-Mine) I let Jane tell her story through me. I felt her joy, her love and her agony and did my best to translate those emotions to the page. A few readers assumed the characters were real, however they were simply characters in my mind that had a story to tell.
When I work with my husband, we have an outline and do our best to follow it but also stay flexible for when great new ideas pop up.
Thank you so much for coming to my post in the blog hop. My time is up but I would like to introduce you to three authors that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting online and getting to know. I’m pretty sure you will like them as much as I do. Please hop along to their sites, too but give them a few days to get their jump hopping. But don’t wait to check out their books, since I know you are looking for your next great read! Make sure to take a hop back if you haven’t been to Robyn Roze‘s blog hop stop!