What genre do your currently write? And, is there a genre you'd like to write, but haven't tried yet?
The only genre that I have written is Paranormal. Even when I was in high school. No. I am not interested in writing other genre. I could write without the romantic element, but never another genre.
Many authors use a nom de plume, and they may use one opposite to their own sex. Do you think an author's sex or sexual orientation should dictate what genre they write?
No I don’t. Whatever they want to write they should. It comes from somewhere deeper than what they are on the outside.
Some authors have issues with character development, writer's block, plot summary etc. What is the biggest challenge you face when writing? How do you overcome the problem?
My biggest problem is there is too much in my head. I have so much going on up there. So many voices, (no I am not crazy), but I have a very active brain I guess. I want to tell all their stories, but I can only tell one at a time. How I overcome it, well I do that by having 4 or 5 WIP at a time. And lots of notes everywhere, either on notebooks, my schoolbooks, even voice notes on my phone.
What has been the single most successful marketing tool you've used to date?
Facebook and word-of-mouth, definitely word-of-mouth.
What are you currently reading?
Yasmine Galenorn Night Myst and Lisa Morgan’s new book that will be coming out soon. Yes I am lucky, I get to read her awesomeness before it is even up for sale. Yeah! Both paranormal, but one is adult and the other YA.
How do you measure success?
I measure success first by how I feel about my work and if it makes me happy. And then secondly if my husband likes my work, and the thirdly, if I make others happy with my work, I know fans are what are important, but I think my husband is my biggest and most loyal fan.
Just for fun–
What is your favourite drink? Coffee, lots and lots of coffee.
Are you a cat or dog person? Dog, definitely. But big dogs no lunchables. I love Rotties, Pitties, Bull Dogs. Wolf Hybrids.
Love or lust? Both. You need both. Love is a must, but so is lust.
If you could spend the day with any famous author, who would it be? And, why?
That is hard one, I love so many. But I think Anne Rice. She is the person that actually got me to start reading in the first place. I fell in love and lust (HEHE) with her Vampire Lestat.
If you could indulge free of any consequences, what would be your ultimate sexual fantasy?
Have you read JR Wards books? If you have, you know V. Well I would like a tour of his pent house. And indulge in all the pleasures and pain there.
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What you thought you knew about the BIBLE… is about to CHANGE.
What if you found out you were the granddaughter of the first woman, no not Eve, but Lilith? After 150 years Dika Edens, the oldest of 4 girls each destined to live forever finds out that very thing. She is not sure if it is a curse or a gift from the Gods. All she knows is the man that has informed her of this has way too much guilt on his shoulders regarding her and her past. Chrome is her Guardian but that does not mean he can protect her from everything. He should be the first one to know that - since he is the one telling her that she must save the world.
My name is Dika, I am an American born Hungarian, Polish, Spanish Gypsy with a little bit of something special, born right here in the green state of Oregon, home of the Beavers. History would be changed in a matter of a few words spoken from the man that has been haunting my dreams. My sisters and I need to save the world and if we don't the Universe will cease to exist as we know it.
My name is Chrome Jai, Dragon Guardian to Dika Edens, created to protect her from the evils of the first human woman mother of mankind. I will protect her as she fights to save the humans, but her first assignment will be to make it through the first 48 hours and find her Aunt and her Grandmother.
We will go together to hell and back just to fix the mess of the Gods and man.
As I tied him to the frame of my bed with my scarves, watching the whole time to see if he was okay with it, I saw the sparkle in his eyes and the mischief in his smile. I want total control, but I didn’t want him to feel uncomfortable and feel that he did not have a choice or control, but there was no discomfort -- only expectation in his eyes that he was ready and waiting for anything that was to come.
I like the fact that I can make clothing disappear with a thought….especially his, he looked really good naked. I sat astride him bent forward and kissed down the length of his neck. I moved against him feeling the warmth of him against my skin. I wanted to look at him, but I wanted to feel him more. He was amazing. I let my hands explore his skin as I rolled to the side of him running my fingertips from his neck down to his cock, and then swirling my finger around the head of it, feeling the moisture on its tip. I brought my finger to my lips to taste him. He moaned. I could see the heat burning in his eyes even in the dark.
I closed my eyes because I just wanted to feel him completely the silkiness of his skin, the muscles rippling beneath with each touch. His body was so hard and so silky to the touch, it was glorious.
Moving down to the end of the bed, I took another scarf, tying his leg to the bed and did the same to the other one. Looking up to see even more sparks shot in his eyes, I knew that he was enjoying what I was doing. Running my hands up the inside of his thighs and then slowly running them back down but this time, gently scraping my fingernails against the sensitive skin. His whole body shuddered and he was beginning to moan.
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Thanks for doing the interview, J.M.! All the best for the future! ~ Blak Rayne