Interview with Author Gina A. Watson

  1. What genre are your books? Fantasy and Paranormal
  2. What draws you to this genre? I love being able to create my own world where I decide everything that can and can’t happen.
  3. What project are you working on at the moment? I am working on a dark fantasy series.

    Copyright © Gina A. Watson
    Copyright © Gina A. Watson
  4. What’s it about? It is about a Society of Sorcerers and something bad happens. Sorry I can’t say much more.
  5. Give us an insight into your main character. What does he/she do that is special? My main character is called Reya, and she is able to control shadows.
  6. Have you written anything else? I have a fair few short stories published in anthologies and i have a few more projects that I am working on.
  7. What are your ambitions for your writing career? I’d love to be able to work or own my own publishing company in the future.
  8. Which writers inspire you? Music and Pictures
  9. When did you decide to become a writer? Why do you write? I decided to become a writer in 2012 after taking time off of studying. I love to write because it takes me away to another world.
  10. Do you have a special time or place to write? I write whenever I get the chance, but I mainly write at night.
  11. Where do you get your inspiration? Inspiration hits me at horrible times, when I’m in the shower or even driving.
  12. Do you work on an outline or do you prefer to see where the idea takes you? Outline. I always outline!
  13. Do you ever get writer’s block? How do you overcome it? I try to create posters that may help my inspiration or motivation come back or even look at pictures that can trigger a scene or a conversation within my work.
  14. What is the hardest thing for you about writing? Fight scenes
  15. How do you market your books? Why did you choose this route? I promote in lots of facebook groups and on Instagram. I find that it reaches a lot of people that way.
  16. How much research do you do? For my fantasy novels, I research weapons and things that can help in my created world. For my paranormal, I try to find out everything I can about the creatures I write about.
  17. Do you write on a typewriter, computer, dictate or longhand? Computer, but i use note pads to help me plan everything.
  18. What are some of your favorite books/authors? Sarah J Maas, Colleen Houck, Richelle Mead, there are a lot more but too many to list.
  19. Are you currently reading any books? I’m reading Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas
  20. How can readers discover more about you and your work? They can follow my author page on Facebook, I try to update it as much as possible.


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