What has been the toughest criticism given to you as an author?
I have a very bad habit of telling and not showing. This has been pointed out to me on several occasions. I have scrapped a lot of manuscripts!!
What is the easiest part of writing for you? What is the hardest part?
I find dialogue the easiest to write and the sex scenes the hardest to write
Do you have any advice to aspiring writers?
I’m not sure I qualify to give advice. I’m still a newbie myself but if I had to it would be write what you like for yourself and it will come across in your stories.
Name some of your favorite movies.
I love old movies. The entire Thin Man series. I absolutely adore Strictly Ballroom.
Name some of your favorite books.
My all-time favorite book is Burning Wild by Christine Feehan
Do you have a writing regimen?
Up at four, write until seven. Get the kids ready for school back at the computer by eight and write until ten. Then it’s off to get ready for work.
What are the perks of being an author?
You are having a dinner party. You are able to invite one literary character, one president, one musician, one sports figure and one movie villain.
Literary Character: Zora Neale Hurston
President: Bill Clinton
Musician: Billie Holiday
Sports Figure: The Rock – Wrestlers count right?
Movie Villain: The character Yaphet Kotto played in the 007 movie Live and Let Die.
Fuzzy socks or slippers? Slippers
What’s your favorite shape? Octagon
Crayons, markers or paint? Markers
Spanish or French? French
Bestseller: One day.
Now you get to ask me a question: Who’s your favorite Villain?
TSS: Oooo! I love villains and I can’t possible choose one, but right now? Phyllis Dietrichson, the wife in Double Indemnity, played by Barbara Stanwyck.
Thanks so much for taking the time with us Kassanna! Thank you for having me!
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Let’s take a look at Kassanna’s newest book, “Keep Me Satisfied”
Alexandra “Lex” Lexington is on the run. She thought she could handle the stalker that dogged her every step. Realizing how wrong she was, she sought the protection of her brother, John. New problems arise, namely John’s sexy security specialist, Adam Manchester. Buried desire for the infuriating man have risen to the surface and Lex institutes a plan of seduction that he’ll never see coming.
But her stalker has found her again with deadly intentions.
Adam Manchester handles John’s security for the Lexington Corp. He and John have been friends since childhood, and he knows the family well. Lex, she’s special, and not just to her brothers, but to him. Just not in a brotherly fashion. Now John is asking him to look after her while he’s away on business. Adam’s problem—how does he watch the woman that he desires to possess without acting on those long denied feelings?