1. Let’s start with a little something about you. What do you want the readers to know?
a. A little something about me huh? Well, I would like them to know that I appreciate every single one of them because of the support I have received.
2. Now? Tell us about your book(s).
a. I currently have two published. The first one is The Deadliest Secret, it is a suspense and romance book about a prison psychologist that has a past with one of her patients and it comes back in an explosive way. The second book is for a different series, the book is called Demonically Yours and that one is about a half-breed demon who has no clue what she is suddenly finding out the truth and having to take her place in the war between factions of demons vying for favoritism in hell. Demonically Yours is a fantasy/paranormal romance. I am currently working on the follow up to each project and hope to have more for you all soon.
3. List of favorites…
a. “Don’t take life too seriously, you’ll never get out alive.”- Van Wilder (Movie)
a. Green, there’s so many shades of it, just beautiful.
a. Spaghetti with meat sauce that my mom makes! YUM!
D. Lucky number?
a. My lucky number seems to be 11. My son was born on 10-11 at 11:42pm.
E. Movie? Actor? Actress?
a. My favorite movie changes almost daily, it also depends on what genre I want to watch. Right now my favorite actress is Zoe Saldana, I loved her in The Losers. She seems like she would be dorktastic and I am so it works… right? My favorite actor right now is Jason Statham, I loved him in The Transporter he’s a badassI told you I’m a total dork. My favorite movie that I can sit and watch any time is Tombstone.
a. Muse’s Panic Station. I could sing and dance along to it all day long. I am sure someone has caught me on video dancing to it in my car; I’m a car rock star.
a. I think my favorite memory is holding my son for the first time. He was so perfect and beautiful I wouldn’t change a thing about him. I chose not to find out the sex till he was born and it was an amazing experience, life has so few surprises anymore I was glad I could make him the best one ever.
H. Way to spend your down time?
a. What is downtime? I guess when I’m not writing I enjoy running around after my son and hanging out with my family. Family is so important to me.
a. My favorite word is probably “love” just because there are so many different ways that it can be meant.
a. Currently my favorite author is JR Ward, I am trying to get time to read The King but I have been so busy.
K. Secret indulgence?
a. A long bath. I so rarely get more than a quick shower it is such a luxury when you have a baby.
a. I love the perfume my sister got me for Christmas, it is so soft and makes me feel beautiful when I wear it.
M. Place you’ve visited?
a. I love visiting Ocean Shores here in Washington. I have so many memories with my family. We go multiple times a year and always stay at the same Resort.
N. Guilty pleasure?
a. I think my guilty pleasure is cheesy songs from the 90’s, the ones that always get stuck in your head. I dork dance around my house to it while I clean.
a. I may sound completely horrible but I like South Park, it is a raunchy laugh.
4. Do you have any rituals when you write?
a. I do my character maps, outlines, and then I make playlists and write. I make so many playlists so I can pick which one fits the mood of the scene I am writing. My outlines change daily though, but they still give me a sense of direction in my writing.
5. What/who encouraged you to be a writer and what/who inspires you to keep writing?
a. My mom. She has always encouraged me to write. She’s my biggest fan.
6. Writing plans for the future?
a. More, more, more! I want to write for my life. I would love to write a thousand books and keep my readers happy.
7. What is your opinion on S’mores? Burnt marshmallow or not?
a. S’mores are delicious! I love making them with Reeses and slightly burn the marshmallow. Don’t make it a charred mess, keep it toasty brown.
8. Tell us a story about something you’ve witnessed that made you laugh.
a. One time when my mom, sisters, and I were at Ocean Shores we were having some fried chicken in the car and my mom had her window down (rookie move mom) and there were quite a few seagulls flying around. My mom gets distracted and has the chicken in her hand farthest from her window, well; a seagull came into the car and fought her for the chicken. My mom was so shocked she couldn’t move or let go of the chicken. I don’t know who screamed louder my mom or the gull.
9. Most embarrassing moment ever?
a. There’s so many to choose from! I think my most embarrassing one has to be when I was in high school and went to a theme park and my shorts came about 90% off.
10. You can teleport anywhere and any era you wish. You can only bring 3 things with you. Where do you go and what do you bring?
a. This one is hard. I would go to the 20’s and bring my camera.
11. What are your feelings about chocolate milk?
a. I love it! I don’t get to have it often though.
12. Pet person? Do you have them? If so, tell us about them?
a. I love animals. I have an English Mastiff and a Rottweiler. They are both girls and big babies. They are amazing animals that just give so much love.
13. Tell us about your first kiss.
a. Wow! Uhm. I think it would have to be hilariously awkward. That’s all I’m going to say.
14. Have you ever walked down a toy aisle at a store and pushed all the buttons?
a. Every time I am in the toy store.
15. It’s raining outside, you’re completely alone, what do you do?
a. I live in Washington. I do anything I normally do. I work, clean, study, and play with the baby.
16. Words of wisdom for our readers?
a. Don’t be afraid of the unknown. Take a shot, the worst that can happen is you get told no. If I never took the chances I did I wouldn’t be published, and taking classes to get my dream jobs.
**Thank you so much for having me!
Thanks so much for being here, Lauren! Reese's? OMG! I SO have to try that! :)
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