Monday, July 29, 2013

Blog hop--Thanks Joe Pranaitis!

Hi everyone! I was invited by author, Joe Pranaitis, to participate in a “blog hop interview.” In order to participate, I answer interview questions, and I tag authors to continue the chain. I've tagged Cynthia (cina) Pelayo, a fellow female horror writer, and her post will go live on 8/05.

Here's my Q&A:

1. What are you working on right now?

I am finishing up the first draft of The Red Lantern Scandals: Volume 3

2. How does it differ from other works in its genre?

The Red Lantern Scandals is unique because its main characters are Chinese-American, and there is a serious lack of Asian-American erotica on the market.

3. Why do you write what you do?

I was tired of seeing certain depictions of how Asian female sexuality was portrayed so I felt it was time for an Asian female voice to change the narrative. 

4. How does your writing process work?

I'm an outgoing person who enjoys new experiences, and I use those experiences to inspire me to write. I have a ton of notepads and post-its in my room, and I jot down ideas before I start an outline. After I finish outlining, I show it to my trusted friends and get feedback before I begin writing prose. I find that writing a first draft as fast as possible and then fixing it later works for me. Otherwise, if the first draft doesn't just spill out of me, I'll never finish.

Info of the author I tagged:
Cynthia (cina) Pelayo Her post will go live on 8/05.

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