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Authors After Dark Author Spotlight Interview - Stella Price

Please welcome Stella Price to The Qwillery as part of the Authors After Dark Author Spotlight Interviews.

Authors After Dark Author Spotlight Interview - Stella Price

TQ:  What inspired you to become a writer?

Stella:  I have always written, though its been a long hard road to get where I am now. I remember I was in like 2nd grade, and a friend came over and saw something I had written, a funny little picture book about a fish. She ripped it up. Needless to say I stopped talking to her. After that, I loved creative writing in school, but became an art major instead. In college, one of my art teachers told me I sucked, and that I should just write, because that's what I was good at. I didn't take the old f**kers advice till years later when Audra and I decided we wanted to do something together.

TQ:  What is the most challenging thing for you about writing?

Stella:  Getting readers I guess. I mean maybe its just that our blurbs suck or something, but we have a hard time sucking readers in to try us. Once they do, they are loyal readers over all, but its a hard road. I guess its because we don't write the hot button subjects like BDSM and interracial that everyone is reading. Still its rather frustrating.

TQ:  What writing achievement are you most proud of?

Stella:  So far, its being mentioned in RT Magazine several times: One for being on their list of unusual paranormal creatures in romance and once for a 4 star review for a book the publisher swore wouldn't review well (especially since the other books they were so proud of only got threes).

TQ:  What one thing should everyone know about your writing?

Stella:  We write risk taking romance. We don't write heart of gold men, or superficially sassy females. We write what we wanna read, because we are tired of the cookie cutter books that are plaguing the shelves.

TQ:  Please tell us about your latest and upcoming works.

Stella:  Um we have some re-releases coming out this year, nothing new so far. We have some books in for submissions, but I'm not counting on them coming out before 2013. We haven't had a real release for two years.

TQ:  Thank you for joining us at The Qwillery.


About Stella and Audra Price

Bi-continental, Stella and Audra break all misconceptions about siblings. Writing as a team they have produced well over eighteen novels as well as several novella's and short stories. And nary an argument has come from it.

On their off time from writing, Audra is a makeup artist and Stella is a graphic artist and web designer, as well as the convention director for the Authors After Dark convention. They both love animals and have several including several snakes and a peacock.

Audra lives in Scotland with her husband and children, while Stella Lives in South Carolina with her dog Moo and her husband.

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Re-release of the Eververse series in Print!

The View From Monday - June 19, 2012

Happy Monday! I saw Cirque du Soliel's Dralion yesterday. It was fantastic. It may even be my favorite Cirque show out of the 6 I've seen. I have to think about that more. Kooza and Ovo are also favorites. I love how the shows combine the fantastical with all sorts of circus acts.

This week at The Qwillery:

Monday - Giveaway of The Last Romanov by Dora Levy Mossanen.

Monday - Interview with K.M. Ruiz. Terminal Point, the 2nd novel in the Strykers Syndicate series, will be published tomorrow, June 19, 2012.

Tuesday - 2012 Debut Author Challenge Interview with Anne E. Johnson. Anne's debut, Green Light Delivery, is out this month.

Wednesday - Guest Blog by Benedict Jacka as part of the Cursed Blog Tour. Cursed, the 2nd Novel in the Alex Verus series, was published on May 29, 2012.

Thursday - Interview with J.A. Pitts. J.A. writes the Sara Beauhall series. Forged in Fire (Sara Beauhall 3) will be published on June 19th.

Friday - The Tin Swift Blog Tour with Devon Monk. Tin Swift (The Age of Steam 2) will be published on July 3, 2012.

Saturday - Authors After Dark Author Spotlight with Stella Price.

Sunday - Authors After Dark Author Spotlight with Kris Norris.


Not too many books out this week, which is good because there are A LOT of books I'd like out next week. Here is the list.


June 19, 2012
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Existence
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David Brin SF
Lothaire (h2mm)
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Kresley Cole PNR - Immortals after Dark 12
The Devil Delivered and Other Tales
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Steven Erikson F - Novelettes
Wicked Business
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Janet Evanovich M/PE - Lizzy and Diesel 2
The Vampire Narcise (tp2mm)
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Colleen Gleason PNR - Regency Draculia 3
Vacation with a Vampire
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Michele Hauf
Kendra Leigh Castle
Lisa Childs
PNR
The Reckoning
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Alma Katsu ST - Taker Trilogy 2
Midnight (h2tp)
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Stephen Leather SF - Nightingale 2
Dragon's Curse
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Denise Lynn PNR
Forged in Fire
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J. A. Pitts UF - Sarah Beauhall 3
The Long Earth
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Terry Pratchett
Steven Baxter
SF
Survivors
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Z.A. Recht H/Z - Morningstar Strain 3
Terminal Point
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K.M. Ruiz SF - Strykers Syndicate 2
The Sorceress of Belmair
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Bertrice Small FR - World of Hetar 4


h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
tp2mm - Trade to Mass Market Paperback

F - Fantasy
FR - Fantasy Romance
H - Horror
M - Mystery
PE - Paranormal Elements
PNR - Paranormal Romance
SF - Science Fiction
ST - Supernatural Thriller
UF  - Urban Fantasy
Z - Zombies
Authors After Dark Author Spotlight Interview - Stella PriceThe View From Monday - June 19, 2012

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