Is it Christmas yet?
It may be still October but the Holidays will be here before you know it. I’m part of a Christmas blog tour scheduled to take off this week end, here is a preview.
Paul Anthony Associates Book Blog Tour
Welcome to the Christmas Blog Tour: A group of authors entertaining their readers with some thrilling tales of fiction. Lets’ find out what they are up to at the moment. Santa Claus wants to ask some questions. Indeed, they’ve all been asked the same questions as they introduce themselves and their work. So, let’s hear what they have to say. Maria Grazia Swan
Q. Whereabouts do you live Maria?
A. I live in Phoenix Arizona, but keeping in mind I was born in Italy and raised through out Europe, you know that getting to the present destination was a fun and interesting journey
Q. Would you describe yourself as a full time writer or do you have another job?
A. I am a Real Estate agent, the perfect profession to prepare a writer for rejection letters and working for free.
Q. How do you spend your leisure time?
A. Every morning begins with coffee and the daily newspaper, then I hit the gym or the trails, depends on the weather and the mood. I like to read and watch artsy movies. But above all I like to write and cook for my family.
Q. Name three people you would like to entertain for Christmas dinner and why?
A. My grandparents because their entire life they entertained me, and it should be pay back time. Lady Godiva so I could ask her how she managed to get her place in history simply by riding naked.
Q. If you could live anywhere in the world this Christmas, where would it be?
A. Where my family will be.
Q. If you had one Christmas wish, what would it be?
A. That any time a human strikes a defenseless creature s/he would lose a tooth.
Q. Describe yourself using only three ‘Christmas’ words.
A. Happy, blessed and white. (you asked!)
Q. What makes Christmas special for you?
A. I have a good excuse to gather all the loved ones under my roof.
Q. What is your favourite childhood memory of Christmas?
A. My grandmother’s hot chocolate and cookies after mass.
Q. What is the worst Christmas you have ever experienced?
A. Wait, let me count…ran out of fingers…next question, please.
Q. Are you currently published for Christmas or do you have a ‘work in action’ you can tell us about?
A. If you mean do I have a Christmas book? No. I do have several published books but none with Christmas as the main subject.
Q. Tell us about your work and what influenced you to write in this exciting genre?
A. I grew up reading Agatha Christie. I love writing, and no matter what I set out to write about, someone ends up dead…go figure.
Q Do you have a particular character that figures consistently or are you in the stage of developing a lead character?
A. At the moment that would be Mina. I have a series, Mina’s adventures. Book #3 is due out November 2013.
Q. Where can we find out more about your work?
A. Visit my website – www.mariagraziaswan.com
Q. And where can we follow and support you on social media sites?
Q. Santa Claus thanks you for taking part in this interview, Maria Grazia Swan and wishes you good luck with your writing in the years ahead.
A. Thank you. Can I invite you to meet my friends in this wonderful world of writing? Just click on the names below and you’ll find yourself reading a different set of answers to the same questions. Please support my friends and fellow authors by visiting their sites and checking out their contribution. Thank you for joining me on my blog tour.
PS You do believe….. Don’t you?