Just in case you don’t know everything you want to know from here on shawnbird.com, here’s an author interview I did recently with Mandy Eve Barnett.
1. Does writing energize or exhaust you?
Generally, it’s an energizer while I’m writing; however, when plot problems or new ideas keep me up all night when I need to be teaching in my high school class room bright and early, it can lead to exhaustion! When I can write all night, during summer and holidays I’m in a constant state of creative euphoria
2. Did you ever consider writing under a pseudonym?
Yes. I think if I decide to do something with that Romance manuscript in my drawer I would publish under a pseudonym to establish a separate audience for that genre.
3. What other authors are you friends with, and how do they help you become a better writer?
From regular attendance at Surrey International Writing Conference (SiWC), I have developed a wide social network of writers. I probably interact the most with Carol Mason, Eileen Cook, CC…
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