Feature Friday Guest Author ~ Christy SloatPosted: July 20, 2012 | |
This weeks Feature Friday Guest is Christy Sloat.
Christy Sloat is a Southern California native who now lives in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters. She believes that reading is a passion and it should be embraced. If she is not reading or writing she is cooking or spending quality time with her children.She believes in past lives and love that can last lifetimes. She is huge Stephenie Meyer and J.K. Rowling fan. Some of her favorite vacation spots are Maine, Massachusetts and California.
Today we have a short interview and a giveaway!!
Hello everyone! My name is Christy Sloat. I am the author of The Many Lives of Avery Snow and the newly published, The Brown House. I am pleased to be featured on this blog. I hope you check out my books and if you read them leave a review. I am an avid reader myself. I enjoy Paranormal, Young Adult, Horror and Romance books. I support Indie Authors, because I know how hard it is to get yourself out there as an author. My books are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords and more.
Why do you write?
I write because I feel that it is a passion that I have always had. I loved to write as a child. I have a very vivid imagination.
Would you write more than one series at a time?
Yes actually I am doing that right now. I have my “Past Lives Series” and my “Visitor’s Series” out at the same time. I like being busy.
What’s your writing process? Write when inspired? Make time? Daily word goal? Etc.
I try to write when I can find time. Being a stay at home mom, it makes it very hard to write during the day. So my writing time is late at night. I am a night owl. You will find me up until at least 1:00 am writing. I love to turn on Pandora and listen to music while I work. It helps the creative process. I do not have a word goal. I write until I can do it anymore. Until my fingers are tired.
Do you write to music, other noise, or have to have silence?
I have been known to write to silence at times, but I prefer music. It helps get me in the mood for my characters. For example when I am writing from Avery Snow’s perspective my music is sad/mellow.
If you write to some set noisemaker, list a few, give us an idea of your preferences.
I prefer to listen to Pandora Radio. I like the Twilight Radio, Indie Rock and Christina Perri stations.
Of all your books, which is your favorite?
I think I am most proud of The Brown House. It’s not that I do not love Avery Snow, but there is just something about The Brown House characters that I adore. Of course I love both my books. But right now, The Brown House wins.
Are you a Mac or are you a PC?
PC. I have no clue how to use a Mac.
Now for our giveaways. We’re going to give away an ecopy of The Many Lives of Avery Snow.
And one of The Brown House.
You can click on the book covers to see more about each book.
Click here to enter the giveaway. Drawing will be open until August 3rd, winners will be announced on the 4th.