Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Interview with Erotica author Cassandra Carr



Today RomFan is happy to have erotic author Cassandra Carr with us.  Welcome Cassandra!



Tell us a little about your upcoming See the Light which is being released February 26th.
See the Light is my first male/male story, and I’m really excited about it. It takes place in the world of professional hockey, which, of course, has no “out” gay players. That by itself was ripe fodder for conflict, but then since I love to torture my heroes, I added a bunch of other obstacles.


You are a busy bee with all of your new releases and upcoming. What can we see coming from you in the future? 
On March 13th Velocity, Buckin’ Bull Riders book 4, will release. Also in mid-March, the very first book I ever wrote, Should’ve Known Better, will come out through Twenty or Less Press. There are also more volumes of the Fondled and Gobbled erotic spoof series on the horizon. After that, I’ve got projects at different stages, but none sold. Yet.


What made you decide to write sports related books?
Because I *love* sports. My favorite sport by a country mile is hockey, though I find bull riding to be a mix of exciting and cringe-inducing. ;-) I love the athletes that play hockey and ride bulls. They have one thing in common –for the most part, both sets of men are far more down-to-earth than athletes from other sports. I find that pretty sexy. Plus, the bodies make for a sexy hero too.

What genres and authors would we find you reading when taking a break from your own writing?
Oh gosh, I’m going to sound so boring. I read erotic romance almost exclusively even though that’s what I write. I could never name favorite authors because I’d miss some and feel bad. I should probably branch out, but I like what I like.

Is there anything special you do to get in the mood to write?
I wish there was, but I don’t have the luxury of stuff like that. Instead I just sit down and do it.

If I was a first time reader of your books, which one would you recommend I start with and why?
Talk to Me, my debut. I’ve been told Drew is a great hero, and it’ll ease you into the amount of sex in my books. ;-)

How long have you been a writer? 
I’ve been writing for publication since 2008.

How much time did it take from writing your first book to having it published?
My first book wasn’t the one that got published first. The second one was. ;-) It was about two or two and a half years after I started writing for publication to sell Talk to Me. All in all, it was a pretty quick journey.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? 
Well, I went to college for psychology, but never with the intention of being a counselor. I’m far too empathetic and would be bawling like a baby listening to my patients. Instead, I wanted to do organizational development stuff.

Where do you as an author draw the line on erotic content?
*snort* There’s a line? No, seriously, just about anything a publisher won’t touch (incest, bestiality etc) is the line for me. Other than that I’m pretty open.

What's the weirdest thing you've ever done in the name of research?
Oh man, let me think about this one…Well, I just did research into whether or not the US negotiates with hostage takers, and if so, how…I’ve also gone to some pretty interesting websites for my BDSM books.

What’s a guilty pleasure you have?
Pizza and Pepsi. I lurves them both.

What sound drives you crazy?
The church bells near my house, mostly because for some reason my daughter freaks out when she hears them.

A biography has been written about you. What do you think the title would be?
Oh no she didn’t…but she did!

Where is the craziest place you’ve ever had sex? Or where is the craziest place you made your characters have sex?
Hmmmmm. Well, in Public Displays of Eroticism there’s all kinds of exhibitionism going on. Probably some of the more interesting parts of Back to Nature, the first story in the anthology, is when the heroine is giving the hero a blowjob right out in the open. Or when the two of them are sitting on a park bench with him inside her…

Fun and quicky questions:

Boxers or briefs?   Boxer briefs. ;-)

Bad boy or gentleman?   Bad boy gets tiring and annoying. Gentleman.

Smooth or crunchy peanut butter?   For sandwiches, creamy. For cooking, crunchy.

Coke or Pepsi? (I know the answer to this one LOL) Wow, how predictable am I? :-P

About the Author:

Cassandra Carr lives in Western New York with her husband, Inspiration, and her daughter, Too Cute for Words. When not writing she enjoys watching hockey and hanging out on the computer. She has won numerous awards for her writing and had one of her books cited as a Top Pick/Recommended Read by over a dozen review sites.

For more information about Cassandra, check out her website at http://www.booksbycassandracarr.com, "like" her Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/AuthorCassandraCarr or follow her on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Cassandra_Carr.

Read my review of See the Light here
 

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for having me here today! :-)

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  2. You'd better treat me like a queen or I WILL write a biography on you!
    Cindy Racette, author and Cassandra's Mom

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