The Write Side of Lizzie T. Leaf

April 17, 2007 | Interviews

ST: Good morning, everyone. I thought you might like to see Lizzie’s cover for NIGHT NURSE from Aspen Press. Looks good.


ST: Before we begin, Lizzie, let’s tell everyone where they can find out more about your books and ordering them. Just click on to Lizzie’s website for all the info.

ST: Lizzie, what made you decide to be a writer?

LTL: Writing is a dream I’ve carried in my heart and head since I discovered I could put stories on paper.

ST: How long have you been writing?

LTL: In my head, most of life. At various times, I’ve worked on short stories or started books that never saw the light of day. Seriously, about four years ago I became part of a critique group and with their encouragement and my husbands, things began to happen for me.

ST: Do you find writing to be fulfilling?

LTL: Yes, most days.

ST: And in what way?

LTL: It keeps me semi-sane. I love getting the constant barrage of ideas out in the open and get very excited when I hear from someone who has read on of my books and liked it.

ST: What’s your favorite part of writing?

LTL: Creating the characters and their lives. Developing the worlds that I can escape into.

ST: What do you absolutely hate about being an author?

LTL: The fact that I now have commitments, instead of just writing for my own pleasure. There are times I’d rather be reading someone else or napping.

ST: Where do you get the story lines for your novels?

LTL: Everywhere. Sometimes it has been from snatches of overheard conversation when I’m out and about. Watching television, stories someone tells me, or memories from my past.

ST: Our time is up. Thanks again, Lizzie and we’ll see you in the morning.

LTL: My pleasure!

ST: Remember to post any questions for Lizzie. She’ll check back throughout the day and answer. Until tomorrow…

Happy Writing!

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