What’s Untamed about and who published it?
My debut novel, Untamed, was picked up by Prizm Books and released in paperback and ebook on May 20 2015. It’s a YA dystopian novel about loyalty, artificiality, and addiction. It’s available from most retailers, in paperback and ebook editions.
Toward the end of 2016, Prizm Books announced they are closing. From January 2017, Untamed (and the rest of the Untamed Series) will be published by Ineja Press.
How many books will there be in the Untamed Series?
At the moment, I’ve got plans for four Untamed books, all told from Seven’s point-of-view. Book two, Fragmented, it out now!
But can’t you release your next book sooner?
When a book releases isn’t up to me, as it’s in the hands of the publisher. Even once a book is contracted by a publisher, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes work that needs to happen before it can be released, such as in-house editing, cover design, marketing, research, etc.
How did you get into fiction writing?
From a very young age, I knew I wanted to be a writer, and so, whenever I could, I wrote. My first short story was published when I was sixteen years old. I wrote my first novel aged seventeen, but at 137,000 words it was a little too long, and is currently sitting in a drawer, waiting to be completely rewritten. In between writing my very first novel and my debut, Untamed, I wrote another two manuscripts which have since been edited and rewritten ready for submission.
Where do you get your ideas from?
Everywhere! Inspiration really is all around us, and I often find myself being bombarded with ideas when I least expect them.
I’m a writer too! Can you read my work?
For legal reasons, I’m unable to read your work, so please don’t send it to me!