1: What is the most productive time of the day for you to write?
Morning and late at night (when it is quiet)
2: Do you start your projects writing with paper and pen or is it all on the computer?
All computer! It is not a pretty process. I also go back and revise, revise, revise. I put little '*' all over the place to remind me to complete my thoughts, because I jump around. I'd have to say I'm a little ADD when I write.
3: What do you draw inspiration from?
I draw inspiration from my life and my job!
4: Do you set goals for yourself when you sit down to write such as word count?
Since I've just been writing short stories, I don't really worry too much about word count. I do set deadlines, to keep the process moving.
5: Are you a published or a self published author and how do you come up with your cover art?
I am a self-published author. I do my own covers.
6: What drives you to choose the career of being a writer?
My a teacher by day and I love my job, which is probably a good thing, because I couldn't make a living selling books. I also enjoy telling stories, and writing is a great way to share stories with people.
7: Do you own an ebook reading device?
I do not own a Kindle or a Nook, however I use Kindle for the iPhone.
8: Who are some of your favorite authors? What are you reading now?
Sheri Reynolds, Khaled Hosseini, Sara Gruen, Sandra Dallas are some of my favorites. I also enjoy James Patterson, Janet Evanovich and John Grisham for quick reads.
Right now I am reading Whiter Than Snow by Sandra Dallas
9: What do you think of book trailers and do you have any plans to have any?
Honestly, I have no idea what a book trailer is! If it is like a movie trailer, I don’t see that happening in the near future. Putting a cover together was challenging enough!
10: What are you working on now that you can talk about?
I am working on another collection of short stories, featuring Maggie Mortin. This time the short stories take place during the school year.