EQ: Welcome to EQ! Tell us a little bit about yourself!
Kelley: Thank you for having me at EQ. I am a multi-published author living in Arizona with my husband and dog. When I’m not writing or editing, I enjoy photographing nature outside in my backyard and going to the archery range.
EQ:Tell us a little bit about your most recent release.
Kelley: My most recent release is Daughter of Night, a fantasy romance set in ancient Greece: Two mortals are caught in the midst of the battle between the Titans and Olympian gods.
I am inspired by the beauty of the world around me—by the clouds, the sunsets, the moon, my backyard, the natural stones and items I use to make crosses out of driftwood, my dog, my husband’s music. All of this leads to ideas and motivation for my writing muse.
Pic #1 of Mike playing bass: My husband inspires me with his music and his willingness to support what I love to do. I like to listen to him play while I am writing.
Pic #2 of Loki: My dog inspires me to let go and live in the moment and to take breaks from writing throughout the day to recharge. He shows me that play is a good way to relax and refocus.
Pic #3 of Moon: The moon has a spellbinding effect on me and is a regular feature in my stories with otherworldly creatures and magic.
Pic #4 of one of my Crosses (Carnelian Moon Cross): Working on my crosses helps to stimulate my creativity. I find inspiration in the natural materials I work with.
Pic #5 of my Backyard: My backyard is full of inspiration—filled with nature’s beauty and alive with animals that entertain me. I just happened to capture this special moment of these two hummingbirds together. It looks like the male is courting the female.
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