When the lovely Tessa Wanton asked me to participate in this blog tour, I couldn’t resist. She passed along ten questions to me and here are my answers. Be sure to check out the other authors like Kiki Howell on The Next Big Thing Blog Tour!
1. What is the working title of your book?
My title’s never work, they always play. *wink*
I came out with a few titles already. Alice’s Sexual Discovery in a Wonderful Land is my erotic version of Alice in Wonderland and has been quite popular. I also came out with a short story called Amy ‘Red’ Riding’s Hood, an erotic version of Red Riding Hood. It became “Book of the Month” in October 2012 for Kinky World, a group on Goodreads. Another short story of mine was accepted into an anthology of College sex stories. The short story is entitled “Squirting Secrets” in the Naughty Nights Press anthology Campus Sexploits 3: Naughty Tales of Wild Girls in College. The short story reveals one of my most daring experiences in college. The working title of my next story is A Werewolf Christmas. It’s already become “Book of the Month” for January 2012 in the Goodreads group Kinky World. I have to say, A Werewolf Christmas is probably my most controversial story. I’m very happy with it.
2. Where did the idea for A Werewolf Christmas come from?
There was a “Get Your Story Written” contest on Goodreads where people could submit their book blurb ideas about a shapeshifter Christmas. After a vote, the winner would have their story written by yours truly. Jen came up with the winning idea and I ran with it! The cover and title will likely change, by the way. The current cover image is by Lucinda Lovering, an amazing photographer.
3. What genre does it fall under?
Most of my fiction falls under the One-Handed Reading genre. To be more specific, I’d like to say A Werewolf Christmas is in the Christian romance genre, but it’s closer to shapeshifter erotica.
4. Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
Duncan, the hunk of a lycan – Clive Owen
Jessie, the innocent, conflicted woman – Amy Adams
Melanie, the sexy, dead girlfriend – Angelina Jolie
Jesus Christ, the Messiah – Jesus Christ
5. What is the one-sentence synopsis of A Werewolf Christmas?
What if you discovered that your soul-mate was your best friend’s boyfriend, a werewolf who encouraged you to sin?
6. Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
All my stories go off and get published by themselves. Except for “Squirting Secrets.” That short story was among over 150 entries and got picked to be one of the four final stories in Campus Sexploits 3: Naughty Tales of Wild Girls in College.
7. How long did it take you to write the first draft?
It took about two weeks. Writing first drafts don’t usually take long. Editing always slows me down. I don’t like putting my stuff out there until it’s as good as I can make it, and as meaningful as possible. I want my readers to get more than just wet fingers.
8. What other books would you compare A Werewolf Christmas to?
The story is Twilight’s Fifty Shades of the Bible.
9. Who or what inspired you to write this story?
The inspiration for a werewolf meeting a woman at a cabin in the woods came from Jen’s winning blurb from Goodreads. The rest came from asking myself, what is the most shocking thing I can write in a way that is still meaningful and loving?
10. What else about the story might pique the readers’ interest?
Imagine making love to the one person you always dreamed of. The experience is everything you hoped it would be. How would you feel if you later discovered him to be an imposter?
Adore your answers and congrats ladies <3