Interview with Elisa Marie Hopkins

Here is my interview that I had the pleasure of doing with the lovely Kristina Aziz from Kristi Reads.

Which authors or books have influenced your writing style?

To be honest, no one in particular. I read often and I learn something from everybody. I also watch way too many movies and TV shows for my own good. I absorb and analyze the elements in stories that make me feel something or have interesting characters. If I happen to not like a story, then I begin to notice things like grammar, plot holes, bad dialogue, and I also learn this way. In any case, I never stop learning.

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Attack of the 14 Nights of Halloween Giveaway!

Halloween is just around the corner and it’s time for the 4th annual Attack of the 14 Nights of Halloween Giveaway from Laughing Vixen Lounge. 7 wickedly fun shops have come together to create one spooktalcular Prize Pack ($225+) full of Jewelry, Perfume, Clothing, Accessories and more! All shops are offering Gift Cards or your choice of item(s) so there will be something for everyone. Many of the shops have items perfect for any book lover along with lots of other unique, handcrafted and custom designs. You can enter via the Rafflecopter below or visit the Main Giveaway Page on the Laughing Vixen Lounge Blog HERE. Continue reading

My Cure for Writer’s Block

Sometimes characters just won’t shut up. Other times, getting them to talk is like trying to move a cow off the road—next to impossible. Characters do take life. On lucky days, you sit at your desk and the words come as the blood circulates. But then one day, your muse decides to pack up their shit and leave imaginary town. Gone. No ideas. No inspiration.

I admit it; I’ve had writer’s block.

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