Transcript: SFFWRTCHT 4/16/15 With Faith Hunter

Transcripts-flatsffwrtcht: Welcome to Science Fiction Fantasy Writer’s Chat. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 00:59:37 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: One minute to #janeyellowrock #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 00:59:49 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Our goal is to talk w/ writers, editors, & others abt the craft of writing, specifically related to writing speculative fiction. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:00:00 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Our format is round table interview. Please restrict ?s to writing craft, business of writing & the specific works of the guest. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:00:19 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Please wait until your question gets answered to ask another & use the hashtag #sffwrtcht for all questions and comments. (Thu Apr 16 01:00:31 +0000 2015)
TroubledScribe: RT @BryanThomasS: Tonight on #sffwrtcht @AceRocBooks NYT Bestselling star @hunterfaith talks Jane Yellowrock, Soulwood and more! 9 pm ET! #… (Thu Apr 16 01:00:38 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: We may hold questions at times to allow our guest to answer and catch up. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:00:46 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Tonight’s guest @hunterfaith writes three series for @acerocbooks, the Rogue Mage and Jane Yellowrock series. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:00:59 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: And coming this Fall, the Soulwood series, a spinoff of Jane Yellowrock. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:01:09 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Tweet chat is NOW #janeyellowrock and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:01:12 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Born in Louisiana and raised all over the south, using the name Gwen Hunter, she writes action-adventure, mysteries, & thrillers. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:01:42 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Waves to Bryan! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:02:20 +0000 2015)

sffwrtcht: After falling in love with reading in 5th grade, particularly SciFi, fantasy, & gothic, she decided to become a writer in h.s. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:02:23 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: A NY Times bestselling author, her passions incl. whitewater kayacking, jewelry making & travel. She works FT in a hsptl lab… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:02:38 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: …while trying to keep house between trips w/ her Renaissance man & their dogs to whitewater rivers all over the SE. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:02:51 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Oops! I retired from the hospital lab business! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:03:06 +0000 2015)
BryanThomasS: *waves to @hunterfaith #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:03:06 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I forgot to tell you!!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:03:14 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: She can be found online at http://t.co/UpyGIoLtWJ, athttp://t.co/n587XBSLSa on Twitter and on Facebook. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:03:24 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I am now FT writer!!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:03:32 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Welcome back to #sffwrtcht @hunterfaith! It’s been three years! How are you?(Thu Apr 16 01:03:35 +0000 2015)
bobcorrigan: @HunterFaith Welcome! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:03:39 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I’m, good! You I’m especially good today! Numbers for NYT came out today! #19 on the mmpb list and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:04:01 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: #15 on the ebook bestseller NYT LIST, 10 on combined. 34 USA Today! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:04:05 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: IT’s a very good day! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:04:18 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: @hunterfaith Congratulations! Since we’ve had you before, and much has happened since then, won’t repeat all questions #sffwrtcht basics (Thu Apr 16 01:04:28 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Where’d the idea for Jane Yellowrock come from? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:04:46 +0000 2015)
chippermuse: Yes, welcome! @bobcorrigan @HunterFaith #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:05:06 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I was sitting with [urban fantasy author] Kim Harrison and we were exploring the idea of new books and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:05:24 +0000 2015)
bobcorrigan: @HunterFaith How did you juggle writing while still “working”? #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:05:31 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: and I bounced this new voice off of her. Then I read the first Temple Grandin book and I was hooked on the animal brain #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:05:52 +0000 2015)
anniebellet: @BryanThomasS I have to go hide from the net for a while, but take notes for me. I <3 @HunterFaith #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:06:07 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: as opposed to the human brain. as opposed to the human brain. And I began to remember #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:06:18 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: the old Tarzan movies. You know, “Me Tarzan. You Jane.” And between the two events, Jane was born, with her Beast inside her. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:06:22 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: ,@hunterfaith Jane is a skinwalker, and of Cherokee heritage. How much research into Indian culture and mythos did you do? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:06:33 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I am still researching! There are many different tribal American tales of the dark beings in life, from the liver-eater #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:07:07 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: to the stone-finger, from Skinwalkers to witches to fairies to the little people. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:07:28 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Most of the worst dark creatures of lore are depicted as evil beings who kill and eat humans. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:07:31 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Vampires, New Orleans. It’s been done before. How do you keep it fresh? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:07:35 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: However, the oldest, pre-Christian, pre-white man Cherokee stories tell of skinwalkers being the protectors and warriors, and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:07:48 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: that is who and what I wanted Jane to be. I started with the good stories and built my world and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:08:19 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: character around them, with evil stories as warnings of her possible future. End #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:08:26 +0000 2015)
NaelisSimmer: @HunterFaith #janeyellowrock #sffwrtcht finished Dark Heir today. Looking forward to reading about Oct with Jane and her brothers! (Thu Apr 16 01:08:53 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Bob corrigan, I retired. No longer in the lab! But it was hard when I did! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:08:59 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Which vampire mythos did you follow to dictate the rules for your vamps or did you do your own thing? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:09:00 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Thanks Naelis! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:09:30 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: @hunterfaith @bobcorrigan Sorry. I didn’t realize that and introduced you incorrectly as still working there. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:09:45 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: New Orleans is amazing. I went one year during a music festival. On every block and every corner was #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:09:57 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: a band or a solo musician or a singer. It was a visit I’ll never forget. Every time I drive through I see something new that has #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:10:11 +0000 2015)
RebeccaAEmrich: RT @HunterFaith: However, the oldest, pre-Christian, pre-white man Cherokee stories tell of skinwalkers being the protectors and warriors, … (Thu Apr 16 01:10:18 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: been there all along. I literally ride with my head hanging out the window to capture the sights and smells, camera in hand. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:10:22 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: And the food. Oh My Gosh! The food… Gastronomic delights! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:10:46 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: The city reinvents itself yearly, so fresh is easy. This past spring (2014) I was in NOLA with my assistant and we roamed #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:10:48 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: the French Quarter, taking in the sights and smells and mystique. It was fabulous! How can anyone not love NOLA? It is amazing! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:10:59 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I forgot to tell you!!! My bad! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:11:25 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Vamp mythos… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:11:37 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I always do own thing as much as I can, but I also didn’t want to introduce something entirely new and call it vampire. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:11:55 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I wanted my vamps to fit in to the cultural norm enough so that readers didn’t have to do a double-take and read twice to #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:05 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith You have graphic violence, but avoid graphic sex/ cursing, an unusual choice these days. Why? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:14 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: make something make sense. I took what I wanted from the accepted fictional concepts and actual history #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:24 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: and modified everything to suit my world. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:26 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: In Jane Yellowrock’s world, witches have been around (but in hiding) since prehistory, were’s have been around (equally hidden) #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:36 +0000 2015)
chippermuse: I second that, @HunterFaith – NOLA is very fun and inspiring for writers! Love it there! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:40 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: since ancient Greece, and vamps have been around since the advent of Christianity. But the vamps made a mistake and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:12:47 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: were forced out of the closet when Marilyn Monroe was staked by the Secret Service #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:13:10 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: the night she tried to turn John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office ENd #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:13:14 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Violence? Oy. Americans. We accept violence but cringe at teh thought of sex… Society is weird. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:13:52 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Mee too Chipper #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:14:01 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Have I missed anything??? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:14:35 +0000 2015)
PeterOrullian: RT @sffwrtcht: Forthcoming Guests 4/29 @PeterOrullian 5/13 @JoshRVogt 5/27 Ken Liu @kyliu99 6/3 @KenScholes More every 2 weeks #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:14:48 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith I just figured it was a function of the character’s faith and lifestyle i.e. how she thinks #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:14:51 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Besides Jane, other main characters include Leo, the head vampire. Tell us about him. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:14:58 +0000 2015)
chippermuse: RT @HunterFaith: Violence? Oy. Americans. We accept violence but cringe at teh thought of sex… Society is weird. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:14:59 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Nope. It was a commercial decision. But I haVe to admit that Jane’s sex life it always important to people! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:15:56 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Leo is the MOS – the Master of the City of New Orleans and the greater SE USA. He is a 500 yr old vamp who has to #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:16:15 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Deal with the vamps, witches, were-creatures, the US govt, local law enforcement, and all the other politics. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:16:33 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Leo is lean, mean, and sexy, but totally without conscience. And he wants Jaen just because she is important. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:16:44 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Then there’s Bruiser, Jane’s lover. Also a blood servant to Leo… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:16:56 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: But — Jane isn’t interested in being part of his harem… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:17:09 +0000 2015)
TimaMariaLacoba: RT @HunterFaith: I was sitting with [urban fantasy author] Kim Harrison and we were exploring the idea of new books and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:17:28 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Bruiser!!!! SPOILERS!!! Former Primo to Leo. Current Onorio. Sexy. Can dance. Mr. wonderful! He’s in love with Jane… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:17:36 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith And what about Yellowrock Securities and her team? #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:17:49 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: But is he Mr Right? I don’t know! END #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:17:49 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Eli and Alex Younger (the Kid). Eli is a former Ranger, the Kid is his brother and a felon hacker. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:18:19 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Together the 3 make it happen in NOLA! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:18:22 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith So in DARK HEIR, book 9, an ancient vampire is set loose and Jane and Yellowrock Securities set out to capture him. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:18:27 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Let’s spoil it. How’s it end? Just kidding. Or…Tell us a bit about the ancient vampire. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:18:38 +0000 2015)
AJDendrita: RT @HunterFaith: Violence? Oy. Americans. We accept violence but cringe at teh thought of sex… Society is weird. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:18:54 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Badder and baddest of the bad guys… so far. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:18:57 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Jane wins, of course! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:19:11 +0000 2015)
AndWeWereGods: RT @HunterFaith: I was sitting with [urban fantasy author] Kim Harrison and we were exploring the idea of new books and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:19:28 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: A 2000 year old bad guy with more magic than anyone should have! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:19:40 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: The Son of Darkness! End #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:19:51 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith He’s been kept prisoner for a while and escapes, restoring incredible speed like flash, making him hard to catch #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:20:14 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith You’ve hinted that the series will end at 15 or maybe 13 books. How do you know? Master plan? Through arc? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:20:22 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Yup. That’s him. Slippery little bastard… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:20:50 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Series end? NOt sure, but I will know for sure after I finish book 10. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:21:13 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: No more than 15, no leas than 12, likely — 13… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:21:41 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith You’ve also talked about surprises along the way like changes of plans that just happened. Tell us about that. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:22:06 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Maybe from the writer’s discovery process perspective? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:22:32 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Yeah. Dang characters. Ricky BO went and screwed up big time. #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:22:33 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Leo wetn and got nicer #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:22:39 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Katie went insane #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:22:48 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Eli and Alex Younger appearad #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:22:58 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: And then — Edmund appeared! I LOVE Edmund! But I don’t know what he will do! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:23:23 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Discover. Yeah. My back brain making things happen. Probably while I sleep. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:24:04 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Her manifestations and beast have evolved a bit too. Tell us about Beast. She’s quite popular. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:24:07 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Beast is teh 2nd soul inside of Jane. She accidently did black magic when she was 5 yrs old and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:24:43 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: pulled in the soul of a mountain lion. Like oops… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:25:01 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Now Jane is a 140+ year old creature with no memory of her previous life… only the 20-ish sinc years she has lived #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:25:54 +0000 2015)
talekyn: Finally made it home for the second half of #sffwrtcht. What’d I miss? @sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:26:00 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: since she walked out of the mountains, scared, naked with no memory of anything… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:26:21 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Did you ever imagine when you finished SKINWALKER that you’d be writing so many episodes with Jane? 9 books later #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:26:26 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Beast kept her alive all the years in between #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:26:31 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: NOw she is a two-souled skinwalker. and something more than that too! End #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:26:57 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Yes. I planed for about 15 novels. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:27:13 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith So now a spin off series! Tell us a bit about the Soulwood series. What’s the elevator pitch? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:27:21 +0000 2015)
NaelisSimmer: @HunterFaith Edmund is really interesting, want to know so much more about him! #janeyellowrock #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:27:42 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: The series arc is still active. It’s just changed some for the characters who acted out… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:27:55 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Naelis. I think the two novellas will lead you into a beginning of his evolution. Book 10 will make it all work! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:28:37 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Soulwood… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:28:44 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Blood of the Earth book 1, just hit #33 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary Fiction > Fantasy #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:29:11 +0000 2015)
dawsoncowals: @HunterFaith good news since I just blew thru the 1st 7 books in 12 days! ;) On book 8 #BrokenSoul now! Love the series! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:29:24 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Tell us about your protagonist. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:29:47 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Set in the same world as the New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock novels, #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:29:57 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: an all-new series starring Nell Ingram, who wields powers as old as the earth. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:29:59 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: When Nell Ingram met skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, she was almost alone in the world, exiled by both choice and fear #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:30:08 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: from the cult she was raised in, defending herself with the magic she drew from her deep #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:30:25 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: connection to the forest that surrounds her. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:30:27 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Now, Jane has referred Nell to PsyLED, a Homeland Security agency policing paranormals, and agent Rick LaFleur has #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:30:37 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: shown up at Nell’s doorstep. His appearance forces her out of her isolated life into an investigation #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:31:01 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: that leads to the vampire Blood Master of Nashville. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:31:05 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith So will characters be crossing over? How many books do you plan in this series? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:31:14 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Nell has a team–and a mission. But to find the Master’s kidnapped vassal, Nell and the PsyLED team will be forced to #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:31:20 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: go deep into the heart of the very cult Nell fears, infiltrating the cult and a humans-only terrorist group before time runs out #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:31:31 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Soulwood is a trilogy. A lot of characters will crossover, but not Jane, except for Off the Grid, the ss that #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:32:10 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: introduced her. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:32:13 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: About Nell? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:32:28 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Are these self-contained stories or an ongoing arc? #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:32:28 +0000 2015)
mudepoz: RT @HunterFaith: I’m, good! You I’m especially good today! Numbers for NYT came out today! #19 on the mmpb list and #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:32:40 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: A little of both. Easier to read as stand alones than the #JaneYellowrock books #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:33:01 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Nell is young widow who escaped from a cult when she was twelve #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:33:21 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Uneducated, or rather, self-educated, she lives in a woods outside of present day Knoxville. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:33:33 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Let’s go behind the scenes and talk craft a bit. Where’d your interest in SFF come from? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:33:39 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Nell has secrets about life and death and the forest that surrounds her home. When PsyLED (the Psychometry #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:33:44 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Law Enforcement Division of Homeland Security) needs her help, Nell is forced into the modern world to defend her way of life #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:33:57 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: to fight a secret evil, with her own, hidden, uncanny magic, and to face the cult she left behind, the cult #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:34:14 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: that never forgot she was out there. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:34:16 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: AH craft… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:34:30 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Grew up reading epic and alternate reality. LOVED it! End #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:35:05 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Who were some of your favorite authors and books? #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:35:36 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: How many crossover characters will we see? RB, Paka , Soul. anyone else? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:35:42 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I LOVED the world of PERN!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:35:53 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: theginathurman, YES! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:36:11 +0000 2015)
talekyn: @HunterFaith The spin-off series sounds like it’ll have a bit of a different tone than the main. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:36:27 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: RIcky-Bo, Soul and Pake, the evil little cat… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:36:36 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Pake. SOrry #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:36:40 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Dang aotu correct. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:36:53 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: There. Sigh… Weird what it lets through… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:37:19 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith When did you develop an interest in writing and how did you pursue that? Classes? Workshops? Learn on your own? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:37:23 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: My 10th grade writing teacher, Carole Kohler, told me I should be a writer. And my fate was sealed! I took every class I could. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:37:43 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Studied on my own. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:37:55 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: @hunterfaith LOL Auto correct fixes all except typos in it’s own name. #sffwrtcht #irony (Thu Apr 16 01:37:58 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: I’m looking forward to it. I’m on pins and needles. Please tell me there are no babies on the way for RB and Paka!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:38:08 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I started out in the mystery genre, writing under pennames, notable Gwen Hunter. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:38:10 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith When you write, do you outline or pants it? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:38:20 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: can’t sleep for worrying! LOL!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:38:23 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I outline the plot points. But I totally pants character development. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:38:48 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Which comes first: character, setting, or plot? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:38:55 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: LOL Gina, I seldom kill off the fave characters… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:39:15 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Yes. All three have to be there to even start… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:39:30 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Because she loves them too Gina @hunterfaith Do you use Scrivener or other “writing software tools”? Write to music? Any rituals? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:39:44 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: But character and plt have to meld to make a character develop. #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:39:49 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Tea. I drink lots of tea. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:40:09 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith What’s your writing time look like–specific block? Write til you reach word count? Grab it when you can? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:40:19 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: NO music. Total silence. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:40:20 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I have learned to write any time I can. I’d love to block out days and weeks, but I have eldercare issues and can’t. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:41:01 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith When you are faced with writer’s block, what is your favorite/best way to overcome it? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:41:10 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: There is no such thing as writer’s block. (sticks fingers in ears) Lalalalalalalala. LOL Okay, when I get stopped, it’s because #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:41:34 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I’ve made a mistake and my subconscious is telling me I have to go back and fix something. I do bubble outlines #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:41:45 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: (AKA grape outlines, spider web outlines, and many other names) to see where I went wrong. Then I go back and fix it. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:41:55 +0000 2015)
mudepoz: #sffwrtcht @hunterfaith Is there a reason why Jane is so enthralled with Bruiser’s feet? (Thu Apr 16 01:42:00 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith What’s the best and worst writing advice you’ve ever gotten? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:42:07 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Or, I’ll call a writing pal and talk it over. Just hearing myself say it aloud, and listening to their thoughts #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:42:11 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: can clear my creative thinking and set me on the right path. END #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:42:15 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Feet are sexy. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:42:24 +0000 2015)
talekyn: . @hunterfaith Do you approach writing short stories differently than you do the novels? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:42:28 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: What other writer pays so much attention to feet. I’m different! #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:42:43 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Tale, yes. They are much easier. Get an idea and a character and go! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:43:05 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: OK Faith, I’ve got to clarify this….are you telling me that RB & Paka are expecting kittens? Is that what the Yup was for???? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:43:15 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith I know you write Jane short stories too. How many are there now & where can we find them? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:43:30 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: NO. No kittens. Paka is a an evil kitten… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:43:32 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: The SS list is getting longer and longer #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:43:52 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: OMG! you had me crazy worried! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:44:09 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: I’ll put it on my FB fan page after the chat. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:44:09 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith yes and you will increase by one for me soon #sffwrtcht #yay me(Thu Apr 16 01:44:14 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: I’m so looking forward to hearing about what your next ss will be about. can you tell us?/ #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:44:35 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: YUP! Tell them about it yet??? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:44:37 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: I mean after the two in Feb #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:44:57 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Right Bryan! Gina, The next SS is actually a novelette. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:45:17 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith will be writing a tie-in crossover with Jane into the Monster Hunter Universe of @monsterhunter45 for an antho #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:45:34 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: There are 2 #janeyellowrock novellettes for 2-2016 #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:45:52 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: More details on that project to be announced soon. #sffwrtcht Excited to work with @hunterfaith on this though. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:46:05 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: YUP! Jane in the @monsterhunter45 world #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:46:40 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: Any more from RB or Bruiser or Leo’s POV planned? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:46:40 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith What other future projects are you working on that we can look forward to? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:47:05 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Maybe some short shorts. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:47:06 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: A crossover short with @dbjackson called Water Witch. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:47:39 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: Sounds wonderful I look forward to it! have a good night. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:47:54 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: In 2 weeks on 4/29, join us as @torbooks author @PeterOrullion talks about his Vault of Heaven epic #fantasy series at 9 pm ET #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:04 +0000 2015)
BryanThomasS: In 2 weeks on 4/29, join us as @torbooks author @PeterOrullion talks about his Vault of Heaven epic #fantasy series at 9 pm ET #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:04 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: The new novelettes and shorts in a compilation called BLOOD IN HER VEINS! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:07 +0000 2015)
BryanThomasS: @HunterFaith @dbjackson Crossover? Very cool. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:24 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: @HunterFaith @dbjackson Crossover? Very cool. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:24 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Water Witch! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:49 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith Are you still doing Dark Mage books as well? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:48:58 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Please `Like� our Facebook group: http://t.co/tFOTDqY6 #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:49:23 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Forthcoming Guests 4/29 @PeterOrullian 5/13 @JoshRVogt 5/27 Ken Liu @kyliu99 6/3 @KenScholes More every 2 weeks #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:49:34 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Rogue Mage will have some shorts out this year. If they sell, then maybe! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:49:42 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Check out BLOOD OF THE EARTH! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:50:18 +0000 2015)
BookReaderDude: RT @BryanThomasS: In 2 weeks on 4/29, join us as @torbooks author @PeterOrullion talks about his Vault of Heaven epic #fantasy series at 9 … (Thu Apr 16 01:50:20 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith. Sorry. Rogue Mage. Duh. And so October for the Soulwood. When is the next Jane coming? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:50:25 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Water Witch when we announce it! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:50:30 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: And Book 12 #janeyellowrock in 4-2016 #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:50:49 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith And you still blog as part of MAGICAL WORDS, right? #sffwrtcht(Thu Apr 16 01:50:50 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Find @hunterfaith online at http://t.co/UpyGIoLtWJ, athttp://t.co/n587XBSLSa on Twitter and on Facebook. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:50:56 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Awesome. Thanks for coming back to chat. So excited to see it successful! Big congrats! #sffwrtcht DARK HEIR out from @AceRocBooks now! (Thu Apr 16 01:51:51 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Almost time up… Any final questions…? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:51:52 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Yep. Final questions? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:05 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: My pleasure! Love being here! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:14 +0000 2015)
theginathurman: wait. book 12 in April of 2016? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:22 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Except for the typos…Book 10. See! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:33 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Well, folks, Jane Yellowrock, one of the funnest characters in urban fantasy. Check her out! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:35 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Can you fix that for me??? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:47 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: LOL What is Book 10 called? #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:52:52 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: @hunterfaith Yes, I will fix it. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:02 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Currently untitled…. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:02 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Thank you!!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:08 +0000 2015)
EmmaVintages: @HunterFaith #sffwrtcht im in the middle of dark heir and loving it, is it wrong that i would love Jane and Leo to hit it off, any plans? (Thu Apr 16 01:53:13 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Still looking for titles… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:19 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: Okay, well, we look forward to it. Have a great night! #sffwrtcht Thanks all!(Thu Apr 16 01:53:23 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: A transcript for this chat will be up at the website soon.http://t.co/sNNDnxP7fL Thanks for joining us! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:26 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Not wrong. The heart wants what the heart wants… #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:31 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: .@hunterfaith A title contest… hmmm #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:53:39 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Buy all!!!! This was fun!!!! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:54:02 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Bye all. Sigh…. #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:54:15 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: LOL Nice subliminal effort to sell books there @hunterfaith! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:54:37 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Thanks Bryan. Later! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:54:37 +0000 2015)
sffwrtcht: @hunterfaith Talk to you soon! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:54:52 +0000 2015)
HunterFaith: Nothing subliminal at all! #sffwrtcht (Thu Apr 16 01:54:55 +0000 2015)

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