Name LJ SeXton
Where are you from? Pontiac, Michigan
A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc.
Well I am the mother of two daughters 24 and 22. I have been married for 18years.
Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
Well I am working on my third book to my Novella series and I have two other WIP.
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
I just started writing a few months ago. A friend asked me to help her with her book idea and we had to put that project on hold. I sat at my pc and well my first book was born.
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
I still don’t it is weird to see my work on Amazon and Barnes&Noble…etc.
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
My first book was always a dream or idea in my head. I was doing the dishes on day and BAM! I had a name and a story.
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?
No I try to write my characters the way I think they talk.
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
I wrote a line Her Soul was Fractured and I knew that was the title.
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
My first book (a Novella) touches on many dark subjects. I wanted readers to see these subjects are very real.
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic?
A lot of it most of my characters are a part me or someone I know.
Fiona: Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
Yes they are.
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most? a mentor?
I love the Love Series by MJ Fields. She wrote with such emotion and you can feel it when you read. MJ Fields is my mentor she is a passionate writer and an awesome person!
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
Right now I am reading Reeve by Amy Davies with whom I love too.
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
Yes Paige Steele, Ivy Love and Josie Charles each of their books are very different but are absolutely great books.
Fiona: What are your current projects?
Like I said I am finishing book three in my Fixing souls series which in total will have four books. Then I have two other series I am working on.
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
My Angels a wonderful group of ladies I talk to everyday they have been my support system.
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
I hope someday but right now I see it as doing something new and exciting.
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Nope I would change nothing.
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
I didn’t really have an interest in it at all but once I got started I loved it.
Fiona: Can you share a little of your current work with us?
Well Book three (Title to be announced) Carries us to a year later. My main characters Ethan and Nevaeh are Broken but love each other but Nevaeh has guilt over the events that accord the year before. She is forced to come back to her home town when her father passes away.
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Getting these characters to do what I want. Sounds funny I know but I have one idea in my head and they have a different one.
Fiona: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
Well as I said MJ Fields is my favorite. Her books have so much emotion and while reading you feel like you are right in the story.
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
No not yet as I am fairly new but I hope too someday.
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
I do all my own cover design.
Fiona: What was the hardest part of writing your book?
The Distractions Facebook is a big one…LOL!
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
That it takes a lot of emotion to write.
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?
Do not rush it. Let it come to you.
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
Thank you for taking a chance on me as a new author.
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
I started with little golden books…LOL!
Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?
My oldest daughter always makes me laugh. I really can’t say what makes me cry.
Fiona: Is there one person pass or present you would meet and why?
I would like to meet Michael Jackson he was an awesome musical artist.
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why ?
She loved and took care of everyone close to her. Why because that’s what I do I am a care giver.
Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies ?
I read a lot and love to watch Netflix.
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
I love Bates motel, American Horror story, Orange is the new black, Hemlock grove. My favorite movie is Gone with the Wind.
Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music
My favorite food I Chinese food! My favorite color is blue. My favorite music is all music but I love 80’s and 90’s music.
Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?
I really can’t think of anything.
Fiona: Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it? No not yet.
Fractured Fixing Souls Novella Series Book 1
Amazon US- http://tinyurl.com/o6s8gkg
BROKEN Fixing Souls Novella Series Book 2 #newrelease