Our Friends, Our Foes, Our Characters

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Author Interview – Veronica Smith

A great interview I did with my friend, Prakash Vir Sharma! He had some good questions!

Prakash Vir Sharma

Veronica Smith in ChairHello readers ! I am feeling honored to have such a beautiful personality on my blog. Beautiful means – Beautiful heart, beautiful thoughts, beautiful work ! She is a great supporter of Indies.

1) Welcome Veronica ! Would you please tell a little bit about yourself.

Hi Prakaash! I live in Katy, Texas, which is just west of Houston. I’ve been with my husband for 31 years and we have a grown son who is also a writer. I’ve been doing computer drafting (2D/3D) for an engineering company since 1991, but my real love is writing.

2) When you decided to write and what inspired you?

I’ve always loved to write. When I was young and reading the Nancy Drew books I always planned on being a policewoman when I grew up, then a detective. I even started several of my own “books” and actually got ten chapters or so in…

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My interview with Veronica Smith

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1. How do you dream up your characters and situations?

My ideas come up at the strangest times. Sometimes when I’m driving home from work (it’s an hour commute each way) I’ll think of something. It happens so often I bought a little audio recorder in my purse. When something hits me I pull it out and dictate my info. Then as soon as I get home I put it to Word as a summary. Sometimes I just start the story right then and there, other times I let it stew.

2. What are your quirks, so readers can understand you as a writer more than your advertising spiel.

I’m serious OCD when it comes to lists. I use OneNote to work on my books. It uses tabs and I can keep track of character info, dates, anything I want. I can even drop pictures and spreadsheets in it. I’ve…

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