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Hey Guys! Is it Tuesday already? Where the heck did the week go? Jeez… Oh well, another Tuesday and another Awesome interview and Giveaway for you guys! =)
Today I have the immense pleasure to welcome to my humble virtual abode,the author of one of the Signs of The Zodiac series, Vicki Pettersson.
The Sign of The zodiac is one of my favorite series and I loved the newest and 5th installment that came out this year. You can check out my review HERE!
Deets for the Giveaway are at the end of the post and without any further ado, I present you Vicki Pettersson… Enjoy!
When did you first start writing?
I was 26. I literally decided on the first day of the new year that I was going to write a book, and I’ve been obsessed every day since.
As a kid, yes. It got knocked out of my head for awhile during college - damned formal education - but now it’s back with a vengeance.
Why writing Urban Fantasy?
I didn’t choose it - it chose me. I combined a mouthy female first-person narrative with fantasy in my hometown and ended up unwittingly writing Urban Fantasy.
Were there any Books, Movies or Writers that have inspired you?
I love the origin story: La Femme Nikita, The Matrix, Harry Potter - things where a person is dropped into a previously unrealized world and forced to act.
What is your favorite subject in the Urban Fantasy Realm?
Obviously I have to say superheroes! But truthfully, I like anything that’s fresh, done well, and has something new to add to the genre.
I have to say that "Olivia" and Hunter's relationship always has me trying to catch my breath and my heart breaking. Is there hope for a Happily Ever After for those two?
Are there any plans for a novel or a short story told in a secondary character's POV?
I’ve already done three. Zoe, Hunter and Skamar in HOLIDAYS ARE HELL, UNBOUND, and the upcoming DARK AND STORMY KNIGHTS, respectively.
Favorite Paranormal themed Movie?
Favorite Paranormal themed TV Show?
Does Firefly count?
Favorite Paranormal themed Book?
Too many to choose from - I love Richard Kadrey’s SANDMAN SLIM though.
JD Robb, though she’s more futuristic than paranormal.
Favorite one of your Books?
I love the origin story, so I’m going with THE SCENT OF SHADOWS.
Who is your favorite of your own characters?
Joanna Archer. I love her strength.
Which was the hardest to write?
Joaquin. He disgusted me.
What would you be if not a writer?
SAHM. I do it now even though I am a writer.
Coffee or Tea? Coffee. Intravenously.
Up or Down? Up.
Virtual or Real? Real.
Right or Left? Right.
Vampires or Werewolves? Neither - too scary and too hairy.
Angels or Demons? Angels.
Friends or Seinfeld? Both.
Rolling Stones or The Beatles? Neither.
Reading or Writing? Writing.
What is your favorite part of the writing process?
Developing the initial idea.
What is your least favorite part?
The Signs of The Zodiac series in your own words?
The adventures of superhero(ine) Joanna Archer as she makes her way through Las Vegas’ glitzy and dangerous supernatural underworld.
Any plans for more Books in the series?
Absolutely, I’m writing the next one now.
I have a short story in this week’s DARK AND STORMY KNIGHTS anthology that features Skamar, and is closely related to her actions in CHEAT THE GRAVE, just out.
What are you working on right now?
The sixth book in the Zodiac series.
Do you have any advice or tip to those like me that want to become a published Author someday?
Read, write, don’t stop. Do this everyday.
Anything you would like to say to your fans out there?
A heartfelt *thank you* for being so passionate about Joanna’s journey.
Thanks so much Vicki for being here today!
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