Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Shauna Granger, author of the Elemental Series. I hope y'all enjoy it and don't forget to enter the awesome giveaway at the end of the post.
Describe your book in 140 words are less (twitter speak):
Three teens with the ability to control the 5 elements of our world, fight to save the lives of 2 boys who've succumbed to the sirens' call.
Where is your favorite place to write? Do you like to write with music or do you need silence?
I’m pretty simple; my favorite place to work is my office in my home, with my two dogs dozing on the floor next to me. I do write with music, as a matter of fact, the hardest thing for me to do is to write in silence. I actually create playlists for each project I’m working on so that I can get back into the mood of the story no matter what, no matter when. I even go so far as to have the TV on as well so that I can drown out any distracting noise like neighbors, cars or people in the house. So yeah, I like noise, but noise I control.
What's your writing process like? Are you one that likes to outline?
I never liked outlining before, I always felt like if I outline a story I lose the urgency to tell the story because, in a way, I already have. But recently I’ve found I needed to vaguely outline parts of stories to help me stay on track and not let my story go off the rails. So I guess with time, or maybe with different projects, your process changes.
What do you do when you're not writing?
Brace yourself, because this is a big surprise, I read. A lot. One of my most exciting things I did last October was to finally start my own book club and every month it’s the one thing we look forward to the most! I know, obvious. I do love to cook and have people over for dinner and share food and drink, talking and laughing into the night.
Favorite color nail polish?
“I’m not a waitress red.” I wore it often while I was an actual waitress.
What is your dream vacation?
A trip around the British Isles. I can’t pick just England or Ireland or Scotland so I would love to have the time and money to spend at least a week seeing each one.
What are 3 things you don't leave your house without?
My phone, my sunglasses and a nail file, yeah, I break ‘em that often.
Thank you Shauna for stopping by!
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