Which country are you from?
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
In which genre/s do you write?
Romance (Interracial Romance, white woman/black man is my current focus)
Published or not?
Debut novel Within You
Launching 2 August: mybook.to/WithinYou
WIPs – What are you working on now?
Tying off loose ends on my second novel which is a historical romance set in early Victorian times. Plotting another historical romance for my third book.
Why do you write?
Why do we breathe? LOL. Writing is a way of reflecting on the world around me, to process emotion, to explore dynamics in relationships and wider society. It’s a way of capturing beauty and painting pictures with words. But if we’re talking about what drove me to write currently – I believe we need more messages of unity in this fractured world of ours, so I’m trying to put a few out there to be a drop in an ocean.
Where do you get your inspiration from?
Any writing related tips you would like to share?
Don’t listen to the inner critic, or let fear of external criticism hold you back. Yes, there is a place for feedback, but this isn’t during the draft stage. Write for yourself first and foremost and keep going.
Any advice for new writers?
Just write and find your own process! Everyone has a different route, so try out different tips but if they don’t work for you, switch it up. Don’t worry too much about right or wrong, and don’t be scared to experiment.
Tell us about any hobbies:
I’m a passionate salsa dancer and in love with Latin and Afrocuban music.
Favourite music genre and/or artist?
See above! Herencia de Timbiqui, Elio Reve Y Su Charangon and Septeto Santiaguero are some favourites, but there are too many amazing artists to list. I also love piano music, and Ludovico Einaudi is a solid favourite there.
Favourite TV series?
Stop making me pick favourites! Poldark is a romance fave, currently enjoying Snowfall. I enjoy a wide range.
All of it! XD
You guessed it: there is something I love about every season. The crisp, fresh winter mornings. The first flowers of spring. The warm sunshine in summer. The patter of rain on the roof in autumn.
What genre/s do you like to read?
General fiction, romance, non-fiction, especially with a focus on science and psychology
What are you currently reading or what was the last book you read?
After the Wedding by Courtney Milan
Any book recommendations?
I wouldn’t know where to start!
Do you have a favourite author?
No. XD I pick each book on its own merits
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