Author and Friend Greta Burroughs is the Author of six wonderful books to include three children’s books in the Patchwork Dog and Calico Cat series, two MG/YA fantasy entitled Gerald and the Wee People and House on Bo-Kay Lane, and a nonfiction account of her experiences with an autoimmune blood disorder called ITP - Heartaches and Miracles ... Greta it is so nice to see you again ... Welcome to the 'Anything But a Tired Barn'... as Friend of the Master Koda Select Publishing Family we all welcome You and Yours...
GB: Mitch Thanks for having us here ... Glad there is plenty of room for us to settle in... I'd like to you meet my very supportive husband Robert...
GMB: Hey Robert ... Welcome ... How are you?
RB: Well Thank You... Nice place you have here ...
GMB: More like nice place 'They' have here... *Winks* ... So Robert, I'm figuring you for the Strong Silent type *Smiles*.
GB: Yes he is ... *Smiles Proud*
GMB: And who is this we have over here?
GB: This is our Besengi mix, Lil'bit.
Lil'bit: *Woofs* *Smiles*
GB: And a big welcome to you Lil'bit... Oh Look! There's Kinny ...
*Lil'bit is outta here...*
GMB: Greta, I write articles for a Inspiration Unlimited magazine ... about 'inspiration' ... The notion fascinates me ... Where does your inspiration as an author come from?
GB: I have no idea. I just let my imagination run and the characters write their own story.
GMB: Perhaps Lil'bit over there inspires you just a little?
GB: You know I think there may be a lil'bit of inspiration drawn from Lil'bit's antics ... I mean just take one look and you tell me... *winks*
GMB: Oh yes ... definitely inspiring... a no doubter... *Grins*
GMB: Now I'm going to press a little more on the 'inspiration' subject and with another question or two ... What advice would you give to aspiring writers? Are there any tips you could give that you learned along your path of picking up the pen to having a published novel?
GB: Believe in yourself but remember there is always room for improvement. There is more to being a writer than just writing a book. Take advantage of all the tools you have such as beta readers, proofreaders and editors to make your book as perfect as it can be before publishing it.
GMB: And much of what you suggest is about keeping inspiration alive and well, when you then decide to present your inspiration, and the resulting creativity to the public...
GB: Oh yes ...definitely ... I'm not sure I've ever thought of it that way ... But 'Yes'...
GMB What makes your writing unique ... original and interesting?
GB: I guess the most unique thing about my writing is the dialogue. I let the characters dictate to me so the conversations seem more natural and what a teenager (Wee People) or a not-so-smart dog (Patchy and Calico) would say...
GMB: Describe yourself in one word...
GMB: What super power would you like to have...
GMB: What is the title of your newest release?
GB: “House on Bo-Kay Lane” book two in the Wee People series .
GMB: What compelled you to write this book?
GB: The idea came to me and wouldn't leave me alone!
GB: I want to emphasize the fact that my hubby and I work together as a team and we have so many wonderful family and friends. So much credit is due my Hubby Robert and my family and friends... They deserve so much credit for getting me in this writing thing.
GMB: I get a sense there is some inspiration tpo be found there ... I mean from your working together with Robert ...
GB: Oh yes yes ...
GMB: Do you have any books in the works?
GB: I have three started right now but am having a hard time getting into them. They aren't talking to me yet.
GB: Ahhh ... the illusive 'inspiration...' Do you have any hobbies that inspire? What do you like to do in your free time? Robert? what are you doing about this... *winks*
GB: Robert and I have our dogs and you've met Lil'bit ... I love to spend time spoiling them. To get away during our free time, my husband and I take long leisurely rides around the countryside on our motorcycle.
GMB: There you go ... Nice... Very nice. Now How can people connect with you and your work?
GB: Folks can find me on my Author Page ... And read descriptions and excerpts on my Website ... And here are more of my established Links ...
FB Author page https://www.facebook.com/authorgretaburroughs
(Amazon Author Central) http://www.amazon.com/author/gretaburroughs
(Goodreads author page) http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4173006.Greta_Burroughs
(Twitter) https://twitter.com/gretaburroughs @gretaburroughs
(Linked In) http://www.linkedin.com/pub/greta-burroughs/63/166/9a3?trk=shareTw
Gerald and the Wee People
(US Amazon) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004JKMT0Q
(UK Amazon) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004JKMT0Q
(Amazon CA) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B004JKMT0Q
Heartaches and Miracles
(US Amazon ebook) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005FYG7E4
(UK Amazon ebook) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005FYG7E4
(Amazon CA) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B005FYG7E4
Patchwork Dog and Calico Cat
(US Amazon) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006B9RSIQ
(UK Amazon) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006B9RSIQ
(Amazon CA) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B006B9RSIQ
Patchy and Calico’s Summer Vacation
(Amazon US) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008UDGKWG
(Amazon UK) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B008UDGKWG
(Amazon CA) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B008UDGKWG
B&N (Nook) http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/patchy-and-calicos-summer-vacation-greta-burroughs/1112658970?ean=2940015767919&itm=1&usri=greta+burroughs
Christmas with Patchy and Calico
(Amazon US) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A9I4XB0
(Amazon UK) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00A9I4XB0
(Amazon CA) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00A9I4XB0
B&N (Nook) http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/christmas-with-patchy-and-calico-greta-burroughs/1113833000?ean=2940015768336&itm=1&usri=greta+burroughs
House on Bo-Kay Lane
Amazon US http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AJUEXBS
Amazon UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00AJUEXBS
Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00AJUEXBS
B&N (nook) http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/house-on-bo-kay-lane-greta-burroughs/1113957616?ean=2940015722550&itm=1&usri=greta+burroughs
GB: Mitch Thank You for having us here today...
GMB: Wonderful ... And Thank You Greta and Robert and Friends and Family ... So glad you could join us here in the 'Anything But a Tired Barn' ... Cheers Be Well and Take Care ... We look forward to seeing you again soon ... *Smiles All Around*
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