First, lets here about you.
I am a cowboy boot and jean wearin’, country music and rock lovin’ cowgirl who LOVES books, jewelry and IT WORKS! I am a domestic violence/adultery survivor. I have Cerebral Palsy, chronic pain, CPTSD, anxiety and depression, among other health issues, but that doesn’t stop me from being a wife, mom of two of the awesomest kids on the planet (I’m not biased)) ☺️, social worker, IT WORKS Independent Distributor, author and the assistant to an online business, The Finishing Touch Jewelry Boutique– my mom, JaNae is the owner-
Name: Hunter Marshall
Do you use your “real” name: No
Genre’ Self-published or publisher: Fiction (based on real life) and cowboy paranormal romance.
What have you written
(*Include books, novellas, short stories, poems, blogs, awards or anything of interest.) Wake up! it is based on a true story of Abuse and Betrayal
Tell us about your favorite main character:
Favorite main character is in my WIP His name is Jaxson Wyatt and a culmination of a couple people.
Where can we buy or see them:
When did you first decide to write and how long after that did you publish your book:
Wake up, I decided to write it in 2012, but it took me 3 years and a push from my therapist to finish it (knocked out all but 40 pages in 7 months)– but I wanted to write books just as soon as I learned to read at the ripe old age of 4.
Favorite childhood book or Author:
Anything I could get my hands on.
Favorite adult book or author:
LES MISERABLES by Victor Hugo
Can you tell us about any challenges in getting your first book published?
Well, its on it’s third Editor so I would make sure I had a great one to begin with.
If you had to go back and do it all over, is there any aspect of your novel or getting it published that you would change:
Making the Synopsis stand out
Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life:
My own life
Do you write from an outline or do you fly by the seat of your pants:
Have you written a book you love that you have not been able to get published?
How do you come up with characters names:
For the antagonist I think of names I don’t necessarily like and for the protagonist I choose names I might’ve names my other children had I been able to have more.
How do you come up with ideas for your writing:
Brainstorming with my therapist.
How much research do you do?
For Wake up, I lived it and for my WIP. a bit because it is based around Equine therapy.
What is the hardest thing about writing:
Sitting long enough to get words on paper or on the computer.
What is the easiest thing about writing:
Once I started, the words just flow.
Do you ever get writer’s Block?
Any tips on how to get through the dreaded writer’s block?
Work on something that is totally unrelated to your WIP.
Do you have any advice for other writers?
Write what you know and don’t give up.
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
Email me or message me!! I love hearing from you!
If you were a car what make would you be?
Have you ever been told you that you look like a famous person. Who?
Amy Madigan, a young Susan Sarandon and a young Carrie Fisher.
If you won the lottery what would you do:
Pay off my bills; send my parents on a much needed vacation and visit Denmark.
Describe yourself ie.(Hoarder, OCD, scatter brained):
OCD and a little scatterbrained
If you were to time travel, what would the Era be:
Keeper of the Stars by Tracy Byrd or Whatever you say by Martina McBride– among Many others.
Favorite color: Dark Purple
Do you Eat at your desk:
DESK? what’s that?? 😂
Dog or cat:
I don’t have either , but I love my mom and dad’s dog, baby
jeans and cowboy boots
Describe you dream office: IN THE MOUNTAINS, CABIN MOTIFF
Homemade Egg Rolls
If you were ask to design a writer’s retreat Where should it be:
In the mountains, away from civilization