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Abigail Cottage

When Abigail falls in love with Justin she can’t begin to know the world of hurt she is heading into. Gorgeous, kind, rich – he’s the man we all dream to meet. BUT, all is not what it seems because Justin is a true demon from hell, disguised as a mortal being. He wants her and will do, kill or maim anyone who tries to stop him. Namely Shaun the real hero, who wants Abigail more! So what does a mortal man do against a demon? He enlists the help of a gypsy of course. But not any old gypsy. Rosa knows Justin very well and has the powers of the spirit world on her side to fight him. Using crystals as a powerful weapon, the light of the spirit world to lead them, they embark on a battle with the whole of the underworld. Many loved ones will lose their lives. This isn’t a book where everyone survives. In real life, bad things happen. In Abigail Cottage, terrible tragedies occur too. Believe... not every story can have a happy ending.

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Thursday, 8 April 2010

Welcome to C.R. Moss

Good morning.
On the virtual book tour today is C.R.Moss. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Muse. It is so nice to get to know you all as people, rather than faceless writers on the net. Candace was the winner of my meditation CD. It was a good job she liked nature and not rock and roll!!!

So lets hear a bit about this fabulous author


C.R. Moss, resident of the hot, high desert in the southwest, knew she wanted to write at a young age, as early as she learned to read, cooking up stories to entertain herself in the rural, non-kid-laden area she had lived in. But she took a round about way to settle down as a fiction writer, having worked in the corporate pharmaceutical and real estate realms writing newspaper articles, press releases, corporate newsletters, etc. Now that she's settled into the alternative health care industry, she has returned to her first love: creative writing. When she isn't working at her practice or at her computer cooking up another tale, she can be found hanging out with her husband and cat, reading a book, chillin' in front of the TV, or working on a craft project. She has also been known to play WOW.
Visit her at: http://home.earthlink.net/~cr_moss/

What drew you to write in your current genre?

I started off writing in the horror genre. Then in the early 90’s a friend of mine gave me Jude Deveraux’s ‘A Knight in Shining Armor’ and I started writing romance. Now I find myself to be a bit of an eclectic romance writer with bits of paranormal, horror, sci-fi, etc. thrown into the mix.

How many novels have you written to date and are they all in the same genre?

From short stories to full length novels, my diverse works range from 4500 words up to 80K and I have 19 published to date.

How much time do you spent on plotting etc before you start writing?

This depends. Sometimes the story just flows right out of me and when that happens there’s little time devoted to plotting. Other times call for a few days of contemplating, deciding what will work and what won’t, as I’m sketching the bones of the story.

Where do you do most of your writing?

Living room and office.

Looking back, What is the worst thing you have ever written?

The worst? The stories I’ve written early in my writing career that haven’t seen the light of day and are sequestered at the bottom of my closet.

Tell us about your latest release.

Out April 1 from Devine Destinies, is ‘Look What the Cat Dragged In for Evelyn.’ The first in what I call my ‘Cat’ series. I currently have three books planned for this series. There might be a fourth revolving around the ladies of the ‘Bridge Club,’ but I’ll see how the first three go. The series is based on a frisky feline, Myrddin, who fancies himself a matchmaker. ‘For Evelyn’ follows Raritan Manor’s ghost Quinn and his living love Evelyn. The second and third books follow cousins Julie and Cassandra as they fall in love. Julie’s story will have time travel in it – a Native American gets brought forward during a ritual. Cassandra’s story will have a blast from the past turn her world upside down and readers will see how her familiar, Myrddin, came into her life. Books 2 & 3 follow for release on June 1 and August 1. For a peek at Evelyn’s story, visit: http://www.home.earthlink.net/~cr_moss/id49.html

How can your readers keep up with your news?

Readers can check my website. I put recent news and releases up on the front page on a regular basis and I have a links page with a listing of where people can find me around the web. http://www.home.earthlink.net/~cr_moss

How do you deal with rejection letters?

Throw a pity party, talk it out with my author friends, put the letter in a rejection book and move on to the next, while reminding myself that not everyone will like every story and when it’s time the story will find it’s proper home.

What do you think about celebrities writing books?

Good for them. That is, if they aren’t using a ghost writer…

What do you advise about getting an agent?

Do your research and make sure they’re legit and that they don’t expect you to pay for any of the services. Also, make sure they’re looking for what you’ve written.

What is your favourite part of writing?

Creating new worlds and seeing where my characters will take me next.

How do you get past all the frustrations that come with trying to be a successful writer?

Commiserate with other author friends, remember where I’ve been and keep my eye on my goals. Remind myself that ‘this too shall pass.’

What do you like to read?

Like with my writing I’m a pretty eclectic reader too…paranormal, sci-fi, romance, mystery/suspense…

What actor/actress gets your pulses racing?

Stuart Townsend as Lestat or Dorian Gray…

2 comments:

  1. Wow, you are one busy girl, Mag's. Love the new masthead. The whole new setup is kinda eerilie (is that a word?) enticing. Keep up the great work.

    Roy

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