|Yes, Erica's favorite color is red.
I'm so blessed to have Erica Vetsch visiting with me! In case you missed my article last week where I trumpeted the wonder of her new book, A Bride's Portrait of Dodge City, Kansas, you can find it HERE.
Erica's book is also firmly ensconced on my Reading Recommendations page. Five chocolate kisses worth!
So when I suggested this interview with her, I was as impatient as a three-year-old. (I didn't have terrible twos at my house!) I didn't give her a whole mess of questions, but I just had to know what inspired her to create this amazing story. I confess, I suspected it was Bat Masterson, but I was totally wrong. She had
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Marji is a recently "graduated" homeschooling mom whose twin girls have blessed her by sticking around the nest for a little longer. She spends her days directing the children’s music program at her church and working with the authors of Write Integrity Press to put out the best possible version of their books. Raised in suburban Dallas, she got her first taste of writing through the stories of brilliant authors of their day, Mignon Eberhart and Phyllis A. Whitney, and through stage experience. After directing and acting in productions for decades, Marji started writing her own scripts. From that early beginning, she delved into creating scintillating suspense with a side of Texas sassy. She invites readers to unravel their inspiration, seeking a deeper knowledge of the Lord’s Great Mystery that invites us all.
2011/November at 2:43 pm
Jessica, no argument from me. Bacon = Meat Candy. :)Brandi, I love to hear about characterization too, since I'm a plot first novelist. I'm always looking for help with creating characters.Loree, I hope you enjoy the story!
2011/November at 9:35 am
Thanks for visiting! Great questions, Brandi and Jessica. I'll have to log them for future interviews!
2011/November at 9:29 am
Great interview, ladies.I'm looking forward to reading your book, Erica.
2011/November at 8:38 am
Thanks for sharing with us, Erica! Glad to learn more about you. And thanks for the interview, Marji :-)I want to know how my favorite authors form their characters. Are they all pictured in their heads, or do they comb through magazines and find visuals for the characters appearances?
2011/November at 5:58 am
Great interview, ladies! Erica I love the kids meal from BYB but I add bacon to it, because everyone knows bacon makes everything taste better!I always want to know what a day in the life looks like for my favorite authors and how they write. Plotter/pantser (but that's from the writer in me not the reader lol)