It is an honor, and a pleasure to interview Author Lynda Coker today.
Author of: "THE OCEAN BETWEEN"
Genre: Contemporary Romance/Multi-Cultural
Geri: Did a special person in your life inspire you to write?
Lynda: Yes. My daughter expressed a desire to write children's stories.
To encourage her, I told her I would write with her. Well, a
children's writer I'm not, not even close. So I began writing a
romance instead. I was hooked!
Geri: What type of books do you enjoy writing?
Lynda: Contemporary Romance and Sci-Fi with romantic elements.
Most of the stories in my head seem to fall into one of those
Geri: Who is your favorite author?
Lynda: I don't really have a constant favorite. I'll give any writer a chance
to be my absolute favorite of the moment. I'm one of those rare
readers that doesn't choose a book by first looking for the works
of a certain author. The book cover grabs me first, then I read the
blurb. If those two things pull me in and the author delivers on
the promise of those two elements, that author has just become
Geri: Do you have any current work in progress?
Lynda: I'm currently shopping around a YA Sci-Fi series. And I'm working
on the follow-up book to THE OCEAN BETWEEN. This book,
CROSSING THE CHASM (Working Title), will follow the course
of Califar and Jessica, secondary characters in THE OCEAN
Geri: How did you feel at your first book-signing?
Lynda: Oh! I wish. I haven't had a signing yet, although, I have two
scheduled for later this summer. I'll have to send you an update
Geri: Thank you very much for your time. It has been a pleasure
meeting you on your social website, and I'm proud to be
part of it. Wishing you much success in your writing endeavors.
Lynda: You're welcome!