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Getting to Know the Authors: Featuring Quinn Loftis!
Quinn is an award winning author
who lives in beautiful Western Arkansas with her husband, son, Nora the
Doberman, and Phoebe the Cat (who thinks she is a ninja in disguise). She is
the author of eight novels, including the USA Today bestseller, Fate and
Fury. Quinn is beyond thankful that she
has been blessed to be able to write full time and hopes the readers know how
much all of their support means to her. Some of her hobbies include reading,
exercising, crochet, and spending time with family and friends. She gives all
credit of her success to God because he gave her the creative spirit and vivid
imagination it takes to write.
Books by Quinn:
The Grey Wolves Series:
Prince of Wolves, Blood Rites, Just One Drop, Out of the Dark, Beyond the Veil, Fate and Fury, Sacrifice of Love, Fate and Fury, Book 8 of the Grey Wolves Series (coming soon)
The Elfin Series:
Elfin, Rapture,Call Me Crazy
UtopYA 2013 – Author of the Year
UtopYA 2013 – Most Innovative Marketing – Fate and Fury
UtopYA 2013 – Series of the Year – The Grey Wolves Series
UtopYA 2013 – Paranormal Book of the Year – Elfin
USA Today Bestseller list – Fate and Fury
Now for the Interview!!
1) How old were you when you started writing, in your
I started writing when I was in grade school, just short
stories and poetry. I didn't write my first novel until Prince of Wolves in
2) What do you want a
reader to gain from reading your works?
I hope that young women find strength in being who they are
meant to be and loving themselves as they are. I hope they see how a man who
truly loves you should treat you and that love is ultimately a choice.
3) What are your three top suggestions on becoming an
author, or being a pleasure writer?
Read a lot, Write a lot and repeat.
4) What is your favorite novel, why?
Pride and Prejudice. The characters are so three
dimensional, the plot is brilliant and the love story so sweet.
5) Who is your
favorite author, why?
J.k. Rowling- Harry Potter is brilliant
6) What are your favorite pass times besides writing?
Reading, exercising, spending time with my family
7) Who in your life do you credit your imagination to the
God, he created me and look at the incredible world around
us? Who better could teach us about creativity than the ultimate creator?
8) What are the top five things on your bucket list?
1.See my children accept Christ as their Savior 2.Live a life that brings glory to God no matter
what I'm doing
3.See the Holy Land
4.Swim in the Caribbean
5.Make the NYT list
9) What is your funniest childhood memory?
Christmas time, I loved it and still do.
10) To the youth of
today, if you could tell them one thing, what would it be?
Know that you were created for a purpose and you are so
dearly loved. I truly hope that through my writing I am able to show readers
that, yes reading is fun and creating worlds that could never exist is fun, but
more than that I hope I should show them that love is a choice, and that our Creator
loves us, just as the Great Luna loves her wolves.