Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am a late bloomer. I wrote my first novel at age 60. The six years since then I have written four others. 2, 3 and 4 are part of the Whitley And Keal series ( murder and romance) and I also co-wrote a book aimed at the middle school age student about bullying.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My last book was Harold Peabody and The Magic Glasses which I co-wrote with my editor from my other books O.M.Faye. It’s a story about a young boy who is tormented by bullies. One day after a confrontation when his glasses are destroyed intentionally, Harold receives a pair of glasses with a special power. Now he can see what his bullies are afraid of and he decides to get revenge but in the end, Harold learns a powerful lesson.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I write in my bed. 🙂
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Ken Follett, Lisa Gardner, Nora Roberts, Pat Conroy, Jodi Picoult and so many others inspire me.
What are you working on now?
I am presently taking a break. I have started 3 books. One is a prequel to the series, and the others are sequels to the others.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Facebook is where I do most of my marketing.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
What are you reading now?
What’s next for you as a writer?
Learn to relax and just let it happen.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
Ken Follett’s Pillars of the Earth and his other 500 page novels.
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