Welcome back to the Greylands interview series! Have any questions for the authors or for me? Leave them in the comments and we’ll get back to you.
I’d now like to introduce the character of Firefly’s creator, Chelsea S. Miller!
1) Other than a fabulous contributor to Greylands, who are you?
First off, thanks so much for taking the time to meet with me! This is my very first interview, so please bear with me.
This will be my second publication, I was also published a year ago in the online journal, The Wordsmith Journal Magazine. They published my short story entitled: The Heir.
I’m also the mother of a 3-year-old boy, coupled with being a wife and mother to two other fur babies and giving writing my all, life keeps me pretty busy.
2) Small blog serial or not, it took a lot of guts to contribute to the project. What drew you to it?
I was hooked from the first sentence! I loved the story, the setting, everything. Plus I was helping out a friend, and getting my name out there at the same time, why wouldn’t I contribute? Seemed like a no-brainer to me 🙂
3) Why did you choose the characters that you did? Did you know when you started with them that they would turn out the way they did?
Absolutely not! I tend to choose characters that are a little broken, and my main was just that. As soon as I put pen to paper (or fingers to keys) the words flowed and the story seemed to write itself. How far it got, I didn’t expect at all. But I’m glad with the results! I wouldn’t have it any other way, although tragic, I couldn’t think of a better ending to her story.
4) Other than your own character, who was your favourite?
Gotta be Maverick. He’s funny, clever, and really cares about these kids. I was also a big fan of Geisha, she was strong, and quick and sneaky. I love strong female leads.
5) What other projects do you have going on? Can we expect to see other titles from you?
I’ve been working on a novel entitled Demon Dance for the better part of 4 years. I’m more than halfway done, but I’m having a little of bit separation anxiety.. I don’t want it to end! I’ve heard that you should just take it out back and shoot it, but I’m so weak! Otherwise, I’ve decided to participate in NaNoWriMo this year, and will hopefully have the bulk of a pretty cool story by the end of this month. Stay tuned!
6) Where can people find you on the interwebs?
I am Chelsea S. Miller on Facebook, @chelseamiller86 on Twitter and Instagram, feel free to add me, or follow me! I also have a blog, however, I don’t use it much: http://tinselsthoughts.blogspot.ca/.
Huge thanks to Krista for taking the time and effort to make this project possible. You inspire me every day with your dedication to the craft and your amazing talent. I am proud to call you my friend 🙂
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