1. Are you a panster or a plotter or perhaps a bit of both?
There was a time when I was a total punster—never took a note or outlined ahead. Now I’m a combination. I don’t outline as such, but I do jot down notes and character descriptions. I even use whole character sheets at times. I must be getting older, lol!
2. Which comes first - characters or plot for you?
Plot, which is strange because I’m really more character driven both in my own characters and when I read. But for my books, I start with a plot idea. It doesn’t have to be much—a single line from a song, a line from the news, or something I see when people watching. Then I build the characters to fit the story line I have in mind.
3. What are you working on now? Is this a book in a current series or something totally new?
Book 3 in the Good Man series. Book 1, Only a Good Man Will Do, featured schoolteacher Daniel. Book 2 had Jonah, the NASCAR mechanic as a hero, and now the third triplet, Mark, gets his book. He’s a genius who doesn’t understand women at all—especially the one who’s currently chasing him!
4. Do you have some kind of object or place that figures in most of your books? I use gems a lot, hospitals and caves.
I a way. I always put some trait of my husband’s in my books. Sometimes I even use forms of his name: Jack, Jackson, or something similar. He’s not always the hero! It depends on my mood at the time. 😉
5. Do you write everyday or just when the spirit hits?\
If I were a smart person, I would write every day, but I don’t. Hits and misses, I’m afraid. Can you kick some sense into me??
6. Where can we find you?