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Exclusive Interview with

JM Blake

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When did you start writing?

2018

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What makes writing your passion?

Getting the stories in my head in the minds of others.

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How long have you been writing?

All my life

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What was the feeling when you published your first book?

Anxiety, euphoria, and a deep deep satisfaction.

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What’s the story behind your choice of characters?

People I wish I knew in real life, and women who are brilliant

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What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?

Not enough time in the world, lol,

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How do you get over the “writer’s block”?

Read another writer, take a trip.

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We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?

Stay with it. You get better with every book.

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If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?

Write sooner

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Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?

I do not. But if its pointed out to me, I try to learn from it.

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What is the feeling when you get a good review?

Great!

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Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?

Yes

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Which of your characters you can compare yourself with? Did you base that character on you?

MacKenna from The Power Series.

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What do you think, the book cover is as important as the story?

Yes.

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Do you connect with your readers? Do you mind having a chat with them or you prefer to express yourself through your writing?

Yes. And I love doing signings.

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How do you feel when people appreciate your work or recognize you in public?

Embarrassed

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Who is your favorite author? Why?

Stephen King. The master of emotion and terror (I also write horror)

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What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?

pass lol

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Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?

No.

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If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?

Jodi Ellen Malpas. Only because she lives in London.

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What would you say to the “trolls” on the internet? We all know them – people who like to write awful reviews to books they’ve never read or didn’t like that much, just to annoy the author.

Nothing. I hope you find something you like in my work. If not, move on.

JM Blake