lunedì 21 ottobre 2013

2013 Author Blog Hop

Blog hop


Welcome to the 2013 Author Blog Hop! My name is Luca Rossi. I am pleased to participate in this blog hop with my fellow authors. Check out my interview, the fantastic cover art and click on the links below to meet the other authors.

Tell us about your current release.

Galactic Energies is an anthology of sci-fi, fantasy and erotic short stories. 

The artificial intelligences of DataCom are trying to save the planet… by exterminating the human race. Aurelia finds her perfect man: a robot. The space explorer Captain Arcot sacrifices his life for an impossible conquest, the heart of Vril the vampire queen. A shape-shifting mutant ignites the erotic desires of the galactic police officer who's been tracking her down. Alessio fights against corruption in a universe of his own creation. An innocent man is forced to submit to the domination of a ruthless prison director. A king who's forgotten his own past wanders through a magical dimension where he discovers his own history. Two souls separated after one abandons the other meet again in another life. In an exciting virtual reality game, the hunter of the fearsome black widow becomes her prey.

How did you begin your writing career?

In September 2012 I read a blog post about self-publishing. I understood that I could write not just for myself but for others too. After a couple of days I published my first short story, Arcot and Queen, on Amazon Kindle.

Who is your book published through?

I'm a self-publisher. Several Italian publishers contacted me in recent months but I was not very interested to their offer.

Where can we find your book?

Galactic Energies is available on Amazon Kindle: amzn.to/1c2gBJE.

Where did you get the inspiration for this book?

Every day I'm asking myself questions like: what would happen if one day computers will turn our secrets against us? And then I try to give my best answers.

How long did it take you to write your current novel?

I can write several works at the same time. I'm very slow with some of them, while with some others I can finish in just a few weeks.

What else are you working on?

In November my first fantasy novel will be ready. In February I'll publish two erotic novellas and in May 2014 I'll publish a new anthology. I'm a very busy writer :)

Readers love following their favorite authors, which social networking sites can fans find you?

I love to learn from my reader and to be in contact with them on several social networks. You can follow me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LucaRossiAuthor
Twitter: twitter.com/LucaRossi369
Google+: plus.google.com/109250940915512492545/
Goodreads: www.goodreads.com/author/show/6863455.Luca_Rossi
Pinterest: pinterest.com/lucarossi369/
and Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/lucarossiauthor

Who reads the drafts of your novels?

I write fantasy, sci-fi and erotica so I've got different kind of beta readers for every genre.

What is your favorite snack while writing?

There are many cliché about authors I'm not following. I write mainly in the early morning, I don't drink and I don't eat anything. I usually wait to go home to have dinner with my family to satisfy my appetite. My wife is an amazing cook!

Would you please share an odd behavior you’ve picked up while writing?

I think I behave oddly when I'm thinking. I walk in the streets with my head lost in my dreams and fantasies. I probably look like a ghost!

Share a pet peeve of yours

I write in my office on a desktop. Outside it's very cold. I'd like to live in a warmer place and to go out to write on a notebook in a beautiful park!

Do characters invade your head the moment you stumble on a new writing idea? If so, how long did you fear that you’d gone insane before realizing this is the norm for writers?

I live with my characters. I started composing stories in my head when I was a child. It has always been part of my life. I realized very early I'm a bit insane.


Check out these other great books and their author interviews!

Andie Lea
Andie Lea: andieleabooks.wordpress.com
Hilary Grossman: www.feelingbeachie.com/
Janine Chalfant
Janine Chalfant: www.jlchalfant.com/blog
Nina Mason
Nina Mason: ninamasonromance.blogspot.com
Paulette Harper Johnson: empowertoprosper.wordpress.com
Sara Butka
Sara Butka: smackwrites.blogspot.com
Katie McKnight
Katie McKnight: www.writergirlkatie.wordpress.com
T.B. Markinson
T.B. Markinson: tbmarkinson.wordpress.com
Terry Cato
Terry Cato: www.relationships-411.com
Walt Williams
Walt Williams: wbjwilliams.livejournal.com
Luca Rossi - Galactic Energies
Luca Rossi - Galactic Energies