Tuesday, 2 July 2013
Author Sherry Soule on Immortal Eclipse
How many books have you written so far, in which genres?
Well, I have written ten books, but only three are published thus far. I write both young adult and adult novels in the urban fantasy, horror (zombie), and paranormal romance genres.
I see several WIPs on your website: do you work on more than one story at once?
[P.S. A WIP is a Work In Progress...] I used to do that but now I force myself to focus on only one story at a time.
What is your writing routine like?
For me it takes about four to six months to finish a novel. Once I finish a second draft, I find at least two beta readers that I can convince to read my drivel. With their feedback, I revise. If I get writer’s block or can’t think of a clever way to describe something, I go to Internet and read online poetry. That helps, because then I’m full of pretty prose and ideas. I revise again. I’ll continually do this until the story is finished. Next I put each chapter into the AutoCrit Wizard software. It catches a lot of overused words and phrases, passives and telling words, info-dumps, dialogue tags, and...
Come and read the entire interview with Sherry Soule HERE!