Name: Trinity Blacio
Age: Early 50’s
Where are you from: Elyria, Ohio
A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc I have a BA in Psychology, Associates in Social Work and Psychology. I’m about 8 classes away from a Masters in Education. I’ve been married for 19 years have two children.
Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
I have two new stories coming out. Well one new one and one old one. The Sugar Daddies Series: Book One Secrets Unwrapped is the new story. The Fantasy Is Alive: Book One, Possession of The Soul as an old story but one that I love.
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
I actually started writing in college. I’ve written genealogy articles, a few things for the local paper before I got hold of one of Jaid Black’s books and that was it. With my mom’s encouragement I wrote my first story the one above. Possession of The Soul, aka The Claiming.
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
The first time I heard someone squeal my name, shocking the crap out of me four years ago.
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
The Trek series and a friend.
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?
I usually don’t plot out a story. A story will pop in my head and I write it down before I forget. When I have time to start on it I just start writing.
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
This is one of the hardest parts for me. I usually have to write a few down before one will stick with me.
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
No. I just want my stories to grasp the reader right from the beginning and to hold them to the end.
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic?
A lot of my female characters hold many of my traits or what I believe I hold. I’ve worked a couple of cities I’ve lived in one or two of my stories too.
Fiona: Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life? Both.
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most? a mentor?
I have a few mentors, Faith Bicknell-Brown and Lori Perkins are the two that stand out the most.
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
Laurann Dohner and Cherise Sinclair. Love their books.
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
So many, but the new ones I’m excited to try are Shayla Black, Lexi Blake, and Sierra Cartwright are a few I want to explore.
Fiona: What are your current projects?
A new series called Heart and Soul Series. Think music, paranormal with a hint of danger..
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
Riverdale Ave. Books
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Nope, not yet.
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Yes, reading the Trek series opened the window and stories came flooding in.
Fiona: Can you share a little of your current work with us?
I’m working on one story, but I’m stuck so I’m going to start on the third book in my Surrender series it’s been bugging me.
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Editing is my downfall. I guess I’m very lucky to have a few great editors that work with me.
Fiona: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
I have a few. Sherrilyn Kenyon, Christine Feehen, Cherise Sinclair, Laurann Dohner are just a few.
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
I try and go to a few conventions every year. This year I’ll be doing five.
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
I have two people I work with, Insatiable Designs and Original Syn, both are great ladies.
Fiona: What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Series, keeping everything straight.
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
Never give no matter what. No one is perfect and we are learning every day.
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?
Same as above. Never give up and keep your mind open because there is much to learn.
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
If you read a book authors love to hear from you about it. Write a review and share it with others.
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
The Peter Cotton Tail books. I used to have the entire series of little books.
Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?
A good book, movies.
Fiona: Is there one person pass or present you would meet and why?
Mark Twain. Amazing writer and I love his idea of editing.
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why ?
Mother, wife and New York Best Seller. J
Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies ?
Reading, going to garage sales, genealogy.
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
Walking Dead and SYFY channel.
Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music
Red, Evanescence, Cher, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, prime rib, steak, seafood
Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?
I wanted to be one of those Psychologists who profile criminals.
Fiona: Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it? http://trinityblacio.com
I am also giving away a PDF of my new release Secrets Unwrapped to one lucky person who comments on this blog.