Author Interview: Becca Lee

Author Interview: Becca Lee by Dahlia Donovan.

 

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Do you argue with your characters? If so, who wins most frequently?
Gah! Constantly. I’m a gluten for punishment and my characters continue to win and tend to get their own way. Collectively they gang up on my. 

What makes a story interesting to you to write? How about to read?

It all depends of the genre and the mood I’m in. I love letting my characters lead me. They take me down paths I never envisioned taking. I love the unknown journey. To read is pretty much the same. I enjoy authors taking risks and breaking genre rules and make the predictable, unpredictable. However, when I’m need of a hot easy fix, predictable reads are welcomed. 

How do you escape writer’s block?

I listen to music to inspire me. I ensure I match the genre of music with the atmosphere I’m aiming to create. My issue isn’t writer’s block though, ever. it’s finding the time to write. Boo for real life! 

What’s the best writing advice you’ve ever received?

Write what you know and write what you’d be willing to read. 🙂 

What’s your writing fuel?

Readers who believe in me and my work. They push me to keep going. 

The best joke you ever heard:

I went from a time of putting pretty fabulous jokes on my page. Life, as always, has prevented it recently. I’ve uploaded some crackers too.
Here’s one I found:
There once was a “smart guy,” a “not that smart guy,” and an all round “not smart at all guy.” They were going to cross the Sahara Desert. The “smart guy” says, “meet here in an hour with something useful to cross the desert with!” Later on an hour passes. The “smart guy” says I brought some ice packs to keep our heads cool, the “not so smart guy” says I brought a pail of water to keep us hydrated. The “not smart at all guy” says, “I brought a car door so I can roll the window down when it gets hot!” 

The Rapid Fire section:

Ink, Typewriter, Computer: Computer

Coffee, Tea, or Hard Liqour: Coffee

Hot, Cold or Warm: Warm

Cat, Dog or Bird: Dog

NC17, R or PG13: R

A Perfect Moment (Perfect, #1) by Becca Lee

“When life threatens perfect, it’s time to step up and kick life in the balls.”

Ella’s perfect moment was taken from her in the worst possible way. Humiliated, heartbroken and absolutely determined not to allow her heart be destroyed for a second time, she builds an ice wall around her heart.

Preston has known that he was in love with his big sister’s best friend since the age of fifteen. Over ten years on and an opportunity to be her knight in shining armour is too good to miss. Putting his heart on the line, he’s on a mission to show Ella that the perfect moment is possible.

Ella’s instinct is to run when she realises her feelings for her bestie’s little brother may just run a little bit deeper than just friends. But if she can’t run, she’ll try every trick in the book to shake off his affection and realign his feelings.

She already had her perfect moment, and there is no chance she’ll let her heart thaw for Preston. No matter how good he looks in the firefighter’s Christmas calendar.

*** Contains steamy-hot moments, romance, friendship and a bulk load of swearing – non explicit sex scenes. ***

A PERFECT LOVE BECCA LEE AMAZON Kindle Ebook

Amazon US: http://amzn.com/B00K36M73Y

Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00K36M73Y

Amazon AU: http://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B00K36M73Y

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/434579

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/a-perfect-moment/id874423969?mt=11

B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-perfect-moment-becca-lee/1119445398?ean=2940045920391

Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/a-perfect-moment-2

Spending the last few years near the Queensland coast, Becca is rarely out of the sea or off the beach. Dragging her long board with her and her overworked Kindle Fire, Becca enjoys her three addictions: reading, surfing and ogling surfers, one of whom is her husband of ten years.

She can still be found regularly on the beach with her family. Becca tends to leave the surfing to her boys; she’s far too busy immersed in her own writing or, of course, with her head still buried in a new read.

 Releasing early next year, A Perfect Love (Perfect, #2) by Becca Lee

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19980064-a-perfect-love?from_search=true

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Becca-Lee-Author/192202254316418?ref=hl

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6084256.Becca_Lee

Website: https://authorbeccalee.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AuthorBeccaLee

Street Team: https://www.facebook.com/groups/663622630341239/

Blog Hop: My Writing Process

Thanks for stopping by to this author blog hop. It’s a chance where you’re learn a little bit about me and my writing process.

Kristine Raymond invited me to participate. This was started by Maya Rock.

The lovely Katija O tagged me to be interviewed. I’ve only just really been introduced to Katijo, and she seems pretty amazing. Here’s a little bit about her:

Biography

Writing was my passion for almost thirty years, life and its obstacles got in my way.

After losing someone who was very close to me, I needed to find something to help ease my pain – one day I sat at my computer and began the journey.

The rest is now history

Be sure to stop by her Facebook page and discover more about her. Now here’s a little bit more about me. 🙂

What am I working on?

My current WIP is A Perfect Love, book two in my Perfect Series. This installment will follow the fabulous, take-no-shit Jo, whom readers of A Perfect Moment got to know as Ella’s feisty sidekick bff, and of course her dreamy husband Liam. We’ll follow their story as they navigate their way through the challenges, mishap and dramas of married life and all that entails.

Be sure to expect a whole heap of laughter, a good dose of drama and a bucket load of tears. I’m anticipating A Perfect Love to be ready for release in August/September 2014.

How does my work differ from others of its genre?

I think my style in this series especially has clear sense of romance and humour, without delving into erotica. I love erotica, but sometimes all I want is genuine sweetness in my life. Also, I deliberately wanted my characters to be ‘real’ even, ‘normal’ every day people. They’re not rock stars, movie stars or assassins; they’re regular people like you and me. Hopefully, this has brought a little bit of freshness to contemporary romance.

Why do I write what I do?

For the love of it. Plain and simple. I have several stories to tell. I will always have a full time job, and have to clean my damn car (okay, so I totally get my husband to do that for me), so it’s definitely not for the wealth or indeed status. I love my privacy. It’s the buzz of discovering a reader connected with one of my characters; the adrenaline when I read the lines “I loved it”. It’s totally gets me going and yep, I do a pretty impressive jig. I have a good and happy life, but sometimes, life gets hard and shitty. I find my escape in books. Knowing that I can also provide that escapism to someone else is a pretty magical feeling.

How does my writing process work?

My PA, Josie, I know is shaking her head. I don’t really plan. I don’t really make notes. I simply write. My life is busy, so I grab an hour of pounding my words out into my laptop whenever I get the chance, which has been shamefully rare since the release of A Perfect Moment. Self-promotion, even with Josie and my amazing street team, is almost a full time job in itself. This shit is hard. So, yes, it’s true. I juggle ideas in my head, usually have a meltdown so have a chat with Josie at 4am in the morning and she puts me on the right path. Having someone who you trust with your ideas helps me so much too. My process is then laughingly not really a process at all. It’s more like a chaotic juggling act. A pretty awesome one though.