A bit about your part in Midnight Thirsts 2, please.
I had just sent a short story to Melange books which they passed on but Nancy said that it would be good for their upcoming anthology.
Your Vampire Queen Trilogy?
Is about a Vampire Queen, looking for domination of the vampire race, taking female lovers that end up dejected and always expects to come out smiling in the end.
Why do you prefer writing short stories?
I tend to lose interest in long stories. My creative abilities often come to me in dreams and it’s hard to stretch out something that comes to you in a brief episode.
Any nigglings to write something that isn’t vampiric?
Not at all. I tried it once and I don’t think the story was very interesting.
It was just a contemporary/goth genre.
With so many variations of vampires out there, which take do you prefer, if any?
I like to write romance vampire stories and ones where the woman is the strong heroine. I hate that most vampire stories have the male character as the vampire. I want my main vampire character to be female.
What interests you, other than vampires? Hobbies?
I love to hang out with family, I love to read, I’m into all things metaphysical, music and concerts.
Blackwood Farms by Anne Rice.
“Interview with a Vampire”, “Queen of the Damned” and “Pretty in Pink”.
Do you want to write or have to write?
I have to write and I enjoy writing. I wake up with great ideas and need to put them down on paper.
Anything special you need to coax your muse?
I get a lot of my stories from my dreams or when I’m laying in bed trying to fall asleep. I can tune most things out around me when I write so there’s nothing I really like. Sometimes music playing in the background helps if I’m in one of those moods.
Can you share what we have to look forward to from you?
I am thinking about self-publishing a vampire Anthology. I also have the final installment of my Vampire Queen coming out in November 2012, entitled The Demise of the Vampire Queen.
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