Friday, October 3, 2014
Interview with Author K.R. Brown
Sassy: What got you into writing / what made you sit down and actually start something?
Author K.R. Brown: I have always loved to write every since I was in middle school around the age of 12-13. My mind was all racing with ideas so I wanted to put them down on paper. I never dreamed I would get this far.
Sassy: Are you a planner/panster when it comes to writing a story?
Author K.R. Brown : I would be a panster. It is like the story just flows through me.
Sassy: What has been your highlight since becoming a published author?
Author K.R. Brown : Seeing someone reading my book. I still don't believe it has happened.
Sassy: What do you do in your spare time?
Author K.R. Brown : Crafts, read and deal with my two kids.
Sassy: Do you get writers block? If so, how do you overcome it?
Author K.R. Brown: I think all writers get the block from time to time. I listen to music, read and try not to think to much on what I am writing.
Sassy: Can you share a little of your most recent book or series with us?
Author K.R. Brown : I have Twisted Destiny coming out on the 19th of this month. It is the last book in the Twisted Fate Series.
Sassy:What advice would you give for new authors?
Author K.R. Brown : Don't give up because it seems to hard. Also look at what others are doing and try to find some great friend in authors that are out there. We aren't going to bit!
Sassy: What is one thing about yourself you want your readers to know?
Author K.R. Brown I am a very easy going person. I love to hear from fans and help out everyone. I have been told I wear my heart on my shirt sleeve.
Sassy: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
Author K.R. Brown : I don't think I really have a favorite author. I read so many books. I have a few that I have read a few times and it is the way they can bring the characters to life. To show the raw emotions in the books.
Sassy: What books have most influenced your life most?
Author K.R. Brown : The giving tree is the one that has most influenced me. I read that book and it really touched me. I wanted to be that person and give to others.
Sassy: Would you or do you use a PR agency? Why?
Author K.R. Brown : No I don't.
Sassy: What is your favorite positive saying?
Author K.R. Brown : Hmm, I don't now that I have one.
Sassy: Do you write full-time or part-time?
Author K.R. Brown : I am a full-time author and mother.
Sassy: Who designed your book covers?
Sassy: Do you think that the cover plays an important part in the buying process?
Author K.R. Brown : Yes i believe that if the cover doesn't look good then most will put the book back. I know that they say don't judge a book by it's cover but the truth is we all do that.
Sassy: What are your thoughts on good/bad reviews?
Author K.R. Brown : I don't really like reviews because so many want to bully authors. Good reviews are great and I love the fans that have given them to me. The bad reviews just seem to rip out my heart.
Sassy: What is your biggest pet peeve?
Author K.R. Brown : Being mistreated by others because I am not a best selling author or not part of there clique. I work just as hard as they do to get my books out.
Sassy: Tell us about your family.
Author K.R. Brown: I have two wonderful kids. 13 and 4, they are my world most of the time. My hubby is my biggest fan I think. We have been married for 15 years now.
Sassy: Does your family support your writing?
Author K.R. Brown : Yes they do, I even got my daughter into writing.
Sassy: What is your favorite recipe?Please include it.
Author K.R. Brown : I would say Broccoli Cheddar Soup.
Broccoli Cheese Soup
1bag of Steam fresh Broccoli
3 tablespoons margarine
1/4 cup flour
1 (16oz) carton half and half
1 (14oz) can of chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 cans of Cream of Potato Soup
1/2 pound of Velveeta Cheese, Cubed
Steam the broccoli and let stand until needed. In a large saucepan, melt margarine and add spices. Add flour, stir: then gradually add half and half, chicken broth and seasonings. Don’t let this come to a boil. Add chunks of cheese and heat while stirring, until cheese is melted. Add cooked broccoli. (You can chop up if you wish). Serve piping hot. Serves 4 to 6.
Blog: K.R.Brown Author | A place to show off my books, and give exceprts to my fans.
Amazon Author Page: http://ow.ly/uVaOb
Here are the Amazon links for my books
http://ow.ly/trHbU : Twisted Fate
http://ow.ly/v3IQp : Twisted Death
http://ow.ly/trHiN : Twisted Game
http://ow.ly/trHkI : Twisted Brew
Here are the B&N links for my books
http://ow.ly/vRph6 -- Twisted Fate
http://ow.ly/vRppR -- Twisted Death
http://ow.ly/vRpyo -- Twisted Game
http://ow.ly/vRpGQ -- Twisted Brew
In reading Order!
http://ow.ly/vRpUW -- Amazon
http://ow.ly/vRpNh -- Barnes and Noble
(* Any order you like and if I’ve missed anything, just type it in.)
Thank you very much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to take part in this interview.
K.R.Brown ~ Author
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