readers a little about yourself? How did you get your start in the writing business?
been published since 2004. My start came
a bit differently from other authors’. I
wrote a manuscript and sent it to Black Lace Books in London. I heard nothing until one day I opened my
mail and there was a contract! A week
later, another one showed up for a short story I’d also sent. To me, that was so much better than a phone
call. It was on paper and real. I
was suddenly an author.
the dreaded “block”. Please tell us how you handle it.
I step away from the computer. If I’ve hit a block, it means my well is
dry. I’ll go for a walk, listen to
music, or even clean the house.
Sometimes the answer just pops into my head. Another technique I’ve developed is making
flash cards. I’ll write highlights for
my plot on each card and organize them.
Knowing that I have an overall roadmap helps me focus on just getting
from Point A to Point B.
writer’s life, it’s not all glitz and glam. Well not for the majority of us.
With that bubble sadly busted, when you’re not writing, how to do you spend
over promo opportunities, plotting, Tweeting, or putting together a
newsletter? 🙂 There’s not much time left, but I spend a lot of time
taking care of my flower gardens.
pastime/career a secret. Do those close to you know you write? If so, what are
am a writer in deep-cover mode. Only a
handful of people know that I write, and none of them know what I write. They’re
super-curious, but this is a part of my life that I’ve cordoned off for
me. I enjoy it, and that’s enough for
you’re like me, it’s a long list so give us your top ten.
Stuart, Nalini Singh, J.R. Ward, J.K. Rowling, Stieg Larsson, S.E. Hinton, David
Baldacci, Sidney Sheldon
yours or otherwise, which book would you choose and whom would you love see
casted in the parts?
dominating the market, I’d have to go with my short story Blade of Moonlight. It’s a
superhero erotic romance with Luminescence, who gets her power from the moon,
battling and falling in love with Scythe, a bad guy whose favorite weapon is a…
well, you get it. Off the top of my
head, I see Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds in the starring roles. Yeah, they’d do nicely.
That is if it’s not top-secret information. If so, just whisper it in my ear. I
swear it’ll go no further.
series, a collection of contemporary erotic romance stories about a high-end
escort service that specializes in love.
The other is my Dream Weavers paranormal romance series about the
Oneiroi, Greek daemons who bestow dreams upon sleeping humans.
books are on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks, and all the other major players’
sites. I’d say readers should go to my
website and choose by genre. I write
contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and erotica. I also split my time pretty evenly between
full-length novels and short stories. If
someone is new to my work, they can choose a short story to get an idea of how
I write. That’s what I do when trying
authors who are new to me.
can contact you?
fans. Readers can follow me on my
website at http://kimberlydean.com. I’m
also on Twitter @KDean_writer.
have anything else you’d like to share? The stage is all yours.
all the readers who love books. I’ve
been running into a lot of people these days who are unhappy with their lives
or their work. Find time for yourselves. Keep reading.
Do something fun. Try something
new. Go for your dreams!
hope you enjoyed my interview with Kimberly Dean.
If you have any questions or comments for Kimberly,
by all means, leave her a message below. Thank you in advance for your
Before you do that though, lets check out Dream Walker!! *big ass smile*
Research scientist Shea Caldwell has always had a thing for security consultant, Derek Oneiros. He’s smart, handsome, and built like a Greek god. As attracted as she is to him, though, she’s afraid to let him into her bed – because she’s dangerous when she sleeps.
Derek is known among his brothers as “The Machine,” yet his carefully cultivated control is put to the test whenever he’s around Shea. The woman is as beautiful as she is intelligent, but they’ve always kept things professional – until Derek learns why. Shea is sleepwalking again, but what she doesn’t know is that he may be the only one who can help her. For heis a Greek daemon, and he’s charged with protecting her dreams.
With Shea threatened, Derek makes things personal, and their nights together turn steamy and intimate. He’s ready to battle against the Somnambulist that’s been controlling his lover in her sleep, yet is the night creature really causing all the harm? When Shea’s groundbreaking research notes are stolen, it’s clear that other evil forces may be at work.