Melanie James

I just finished my interview with the lovely Melanie James who is the author of Conjuring Darkness and Accidental Leigh which I had the pleasure of reading. I look forward to reading more books by her and thank you for doing the interview with me Melanie. If you would like to read the book review that I did on Accidental Leigh click HERE!

How did you come up with the idea for the Darkness Series?
Conjuring Darkness is a blend of many smaller ideas or interests. I have always been fascinated with the mythology behind Lilitu along with Gobekli Tepe.

If you had to describe the Darkness Series in 3 words to a new reader to help them get a better understanding of what the books are about what would you choose?
Love, Adventure & Mystery

How many books are currently in the Darkness Series and how many can we expect total?

If you could have dinner with a deceased author but could only ask 4 questions who and what would they be?
Edgar Allen Poe
1. What do you draw your ideas from?
2. What’s more important the character or the plot?
3. Do you consciously include symbols in your works?
4. What’s more important creating your art or being successful?

Who is your biggest supporter?
My husband

Who does the covers for your books?
I have two cover artists. Herc Platts at Dead Pixels did the cover for Conjuring Darkness, A Valentine’s Surprise, A Summer Love & Beautiful Betrayal
Rebecca Poole at Dreams to media does my Literal Leigh Covers.

Are you working on any other projects that you would like to share with us?
I am working on the third in the Accidental Leigh Series along with a top secret project that is coming down the pipeline hard and fast.

What advice would you give to new authors just starting out?
Keep writing, no matter what! The more you write, the better you become!

How did you learn about and are you excited to be a part of the paranormal takeover?
I met Melly at an author party.

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