Welcome to Day 3 of the Paranormal Romance Blog Tour 2016. Today, each author will be posting an author interview of one of the participating authors. Visit all the websites to get the full experience of the tour. Tomorrow, come back for book reviews of each of the featured books.
For my interview, I had the pleasure of being able to have the conversation with Virginia Hunter. Her book series, The Coven’s Grove Chronicles, is also a witch series. It was awesome to see more of this niche genre in paranormal breaking out. I absolutely loved “Bewitched” as a kid, and always took the road that witches were not evil, but just misunderstood, powerful women. I really enjoyed talking to Virginia, and sharing about our projects.
How did you get the idea for your current book?
Virginia Hunter: I love all things Halloween! Witches are powerful women. Books about them seemed like a good idea and they have been fun to write. They have been. The outline for the first 13 books just seemed to write themselves. If all goes well I’d like to go back and write each of the girls their own trilogy, but I’m playing that by ear at the moment.
What inspirational advice would you give a new paranormal romance writer?
Virginia Hunter: Just do it! No excuses. Just make sure to spend the money on an editor and pay to have it formatted. Everything I read on all the writers boards said to do those things if you didn’t want to get bad reviews. So I did. Mostly because I didn’t want to tempt fate as a new author.
Who inspired you the most to become a writer?
Virginia Hunter: My husband. He writes epic fantasy. After he released his first two books he was the one that convinced me to give it a shot.
What is your favorite Halloween memory?
Virginia Hunter: I have so very many! My husband and I have been throwing a themed Halloween party every year for the past twenty years or so. We’ve done so many themes I don’t think I could pick just one. This year was pirates, and everyone looked great. We’ve also done voodoo, day of the dead, steampunk, vampires just to name a few lol. My son loves Halloween as much as I do. He’s 17 now and doesn’t look to stop enjoying it anytime soon. That, of course, makes me extremely happy.
What current projects are you working on?
Virginia Hunter: Currently, I am working on the next book in The Coven’s Grove Chronicles: Paige. Paige is a witch that can see and communicate with spirits. It’s more scary than the other’s I’ve written, but like with all current projects it is my current favorite 🙂
Be sure to visit the other participating authors’ websites to see all the other author interviews!
- Virginia Hunter Website: https://virginialhunter.wordpress.com
- Michele Brouder Website: http://www.michelebrouder.com
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See you tomorrow for a book review of Michele Brouder’s book, Clare Daly: Reluctant Soul Saver!