Today’s guest is Victoria Jackson, author of the romance, Untraditional Love in the Dark. Victoria has been an educator for sixteen years and began writing her first novel while teaching middle grade students. Victoria soon realized that writing is therapy and continues to write daily. She is the author of three books, Can You Feel Me? Intimate Poetry, Not Just Us, and Untraditional Love In The Dark.
Thank you for this interview, Victoria. Can you tell us briefly what your new book, Untraditional Love in the Dark, is about?
Samantha learns a valuable lesson about self-love after Isaiah, her future husband, jogs into her life one windy morning. On the rebound, Samantha marries Isaiah to later discover he has a violent temper. He is physically abusive, lazy, and has a naughty secret.
Why did you choose your particular genre?
I would like to try my hand at writing all types of genres.
What was your greatest challenge writing this book?
Getting someone to edit correctly.
Are you published by a traditional house, small press or are you self-published?
Was it the right choice for you?
How are you promoting your book thus far?
Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, Readers’ Favorite, Twitter, Linkedin, my own website, Rawsistaz, South Florida Writer’s Association, AALBC, book trailers, word-of-mouth, book fairs, mugs, tote bags, and blogs.
How is that going for you?
The progress is slow and steady.
Can you tell us one thing you have done that actually resulted in one or more sales?
Do you have another job besides writing?
If you could give one book promotion tip to new authors, what would that be?
Do not purchase a book promotion plan through a website that does not return emails.
What’s next for you?
Speaking at local Open Mic competitions, continue searching for an agent, and finishing my fourth novel.
Thank you for this interview, Victoria. Can you tell us where we can find you on the web?
You can purchase your copy of Untraditional Love in the Dark at Amazon.