Tell us a bit about your family. My husband and I live on our sailboat with our Yorkie, Rio. He’s our child and rules the boat.
What is your favorite quality about yourself? Creativity.
What is your least favorite quality about yourself? Impatience.
What is your favorite quote, by whom, and why? That which does not kills us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche
What are you most proud of accomplishing so far in your life? The many novels I’ve completed and published.
What is your favorite color? Green
What is your favorite food? Pizza
What’s your favorite place in the entire world? The Bitter End Yacht Club in the Virgin Islands.
How has your upbringing influenced your writing? I’m not very comfortable writing love scenes…
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated? In 1988, I was reading a lot of StarTrek novels after my company moved me to a new city where I didn’t know anyone. I decided I wanted to write one, so I wrote one in a spiral notebook in pencil. That was when I knew I wanted to be a writer.
How long have you been writing? Since 1988 as a hobby, then to be published in the last 5 years.
Do you have any upcoming appearances that you would like to share with us? I’m doing a crazy amount of blog tours in the next three months for several of my books. Hope to see ya’ll out there.
If you could leave your readers with one bit of wisdom, what would you want it to be? Don’t put off your dreams. Live them now. Never doubt what you’re capable of, just go for it.
When you wish to end your career, stop writing, and look back on your life, what thoughts would you like to have? That I caused a lot of happiness through my stories, and enjoyment for my readers, and they will read my books over and over and pass them on to others.