Monday, November 2, 2015

Author Interview, Cheryllynn Dyess

Can you tell us a little bit about your books? 

My books are meant to be inspirational in a fantasy setting. The meanings behind each book are hidden deep in the words. 

Do you remember the title of the first story you wrote? 

The first writings I ever did was poetry as a teen, my first book is Calastan.
What is your work schedule like when you’re writing? 

I do not have a schedule. I just dive in, writing is what I do full-time.

Where do you find inspiration? 

Typically inspiration comes from life experiences and dreams/nightmares.

What have you learned about publishing that you didn’t know about when you first started writing? 

That writing and publishing are only one little tiny step in getting the book into a reader's hands!

What do you like to do when you’re not writing? 

 I enjoy gardening, crocheting, fishing and spending time with the family. 

Can you tell us about your future projects? 

 I hope to have my next book released in December - A Witch's Reality, the sequel in The Chronicles of Elizabeth Fairbairn. Book one - A Witch's Dream World was released in January.

Cheryllynn's vivid imagination comes through in all she does in life. Her writing started in junior high, although she never truly shared her work until recently. They were kept hidden away in an old tattered orange folder. Original works she wrote as early as 1984 still hold ink on the pages and are coming to life. Science Fiction and Fantasy are her favorite genres with Mystery and Thrillers close behind.
Born in Northwest Florida and raised in Southeast Georgia she developed a love for nature and the outdoors. Her experiences outdoors allows her to create universes with vivid detail. After a detour of almost twenty years in the health care industry and obtaining her Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration/Healthcare Information Systems she has returned to her love of writing.
Currently living in Central Texas with two of her three children, she has begun a new chapter in life that has opened her heart and soul to many great adventures. Her hobbies include fishing, crochet, gardening...and of course reading.

My links to the World:

A Witch's Dream World, Chronicles of Elizabeth Fairbairn, Book One

Elizabeth has gone through so much lately with her mother's passing. Now she lives with her aunts and she has begun to have nightmares. Only her nightmares are not nightmares at all, but spirit walks. Elizabeth never knew she belonged to a family of witches that dates back centuries. It is believed that she is the strongest one of all. She never knew her father alive or that she had a twin brother. Now she must learn about a world she never knew existed. She has to learn to embrace her heritage and figure out how to defeat the Council. They are conspiring to destroy the structure of coexisting in this society that her ancient people hold dear. Night after night her dreams reveal so much more... but are they only dreams?
Fiction/ Occult & Supernatural / Romance / YA