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Hey guys after a long day of work I still talked Ave into stopping by for a bit!

T:  Good Evening Ava thanks for joining me tonight. I hope the Apple strudel Winter Jack is strong enough?

A: Am I going to need something strong? 

T: I promise for this set of questions I’m going to keep things fun and light (well light for me) so let’s get started.

T: How did you start writing?

A: I’ve always been an avid reader and about 3 yrs ago I discovered the world of indie authors. I fell in love with so many awesome authors and their books, so one day I decided to give it a try (writing) and 6 months later I typed ” The End” on my first novel which was December 2014

T: How often do you write?

A: I try to write every day. It’s very therapeutic for me.

T: Where do you write?

A: I have an office, but it really depends on what’s going on around the house. Sometimes I write in bed or at the kitchen table, but if I’m writing something that I need to really concentrate on I write in the office.

T: When do you write?

A:  I prefer to write in the evening, but if I’ve really been in a writing zone I’ll write during the day on my days off.

T: How do you juggle, writing, family and work?

A: I’m really not sure how I juggle it all, I just get the important things out of the way and then I make time to write. I’ve always been very good at multitasking and time organization.

T: Which department do you work in?

A: Surgery, I’m an OR nurse.

T: How did you come up with the Tabu series? How did you come up with Emma and Markus? Will there be another book in the series?

A: Well, the Tabu series is Not Fiction, it’s from a real life experience. Markus is in fact a real person who is a Dominant, I met him a couple of years ago. He in fact inspired me to write the Tabu series, and we still remain close. As far as another book in the series? Probably not.

T: Favorite Movie?

A: Steel Magnolias

T: Who was your favorite author growing up?

A: Stephen King

T: Have you ever thought about getting into the BDSM life?

A: It’s a part of my life.

T: How much research do you do for your books?

A: I try to do as much as I can. For my first book, Miles From Home, I researched places and events that are in the book. For the Tabu series, the research was much more involved.

T: Do you create any stories from day job?

A: No, I haven’t yet. But I’m sure I could if I didn’t break patient confidentiality lol.

T: Do you listen to music when you write?

A: I did when I wrote Miles From Home, mainly because it’s a very intense love story and I had to be in a certain frame of mind.

T: Do you do anything special for release day?

A: Crawl under the covers and hope for the best.

T: What do you do for fun?

A: Cook, travel, drink heavily (just kidding) mostly I spend time with my family, we kept each other entertained.

T: Where did you meet your husband?

A: High school

T: Do you test out ideas/scenes with your husband?

A: Definitely

T: Does your husband read your work? What comments does he make? What does he think of your fans?

A: He has not read any of my books. I’m not sure why, but I’m ok with that. He thinks it’s pretty awesome that I have readers that like to interact with me.

T: What does he think of your writing erotica? Does he help you write?

A: He knows what type of books I write, he benefits from it, so I think he enjoys my imagination. I don’t think he would want to give me his help with writing.

T: What inspires you? What gives you inspiration?

A: Life inspires me, but mostly it’s the ones who read my books and send me encouraging messages. Also my fellow authors give me great inspiration.

T: What do you do for relaxation?

A: Hang out on Facebook, or write.

T: How long does it take you to write a novel?

A: Since Miles From Home is my only novel, it took me about 6 months to write. The Tabu Series was much faster, mainly because it was all from memory.

T: How do you come up with your characters?

A: Some are created out of my own imagination and others are real people.

T: What comes next?

A: I’m working on my second novel, A Cold Reign. I’m about a third into it , but since the holidays I haven’t had time to work on it, but after the first of the year I plan to get back to it so I can meet my early spring deadline.

T: Well Ava that’s I have for you today? Until next time thanks again for joining me, now get back to work and write your next book.

A: Thank you Teresa I enjoyed answering your questions.