Pull up a chair; pour yourself a beverage of your choice. Make yourself comfortable to chat with my guest. Today I have with me my friend, Sheri Fredricks, author of Remedy Maker. I’m lucky to call Sheri not only my friend, but one of my CPs.
Hi D’Ann, thank you so much for inviting me over!
1. What part of your book took you most out of your comfort zone?
2. What was the easiest part to write?
For some reason, scenes taking place within the palace came easily to me. In my mind’s eye, I saw the scene so clearly; every rock that made up the floor to the paintings decorating the walls. It’s easy to write when you have clarity like that.
3. How many books have you written?
I’ve written five, Remedy Maker was book number four.
4. How many books have you sold? Titles?
Two stories made publication: Remedy Maker and Portals of Oz. Unfortunately the epublisher I signed with closed their doors unexpectedly and now only Remedy Maker is available. Very soon, Portals of Oz will be back on Amazon’s virtual shelf!
5. What drew you to your sub-genre?
A really good gin and tonic. That’s the only explanation I can give.
6. Do you write more than one sub-genre?
Book number two, Her Future Past, is a time-travel western. No mythological creatures in that one.
7. Have you ever started a book, and lost interest?
Yes I’ve started a book and didn’t finish, but not because I wasn’t interested. I started a story for a Halloween anthology for the publisher. They closed their doors before I finished.
8. Do you find writing the hero or heroine easier?
As bizarre as this may be, I find writing in the heroine’s POV more difficult for some reason. As a woman, I should think this would come easily to me. After all, I know firsthand how women think. However, my muse has snapped off its stream of creativity more than once while writing my heroine’s scenes.
9. Has a secondary character ever threatened to take over your book? Have you had to give them their own book?
LOL! Enter the next book in the Centaur Series. I made sure this minor character took a backseat in Remedy Maker, but he complained the whole time. Same thing happened in Her Future Past. My secondary characters have a story to tell, and if I only had two more pair of hands…
10. What is your next project?
I’m working on Troll-y Yours (working title), the second book in the Centaur series. HOT Aleksander, who demanded his story told, is steaming up my computer screen with a sexy disagreeable Troll. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you’d better ready Remedy Maker!
Thank you for having me here, D’Ann. I’m afraid I slugged down all of your sweet tea…sorry about that!
Hey, I can always make more! Thanks for dropping by!