Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
CAROLYN BOWEN is a mystery author who calls on her life escapades and an adventurous, imaginative spirit to inspire and entertain. Bowen uses travel as a muse to explore cultures and dialogue to bring her stories to life. Her writing credits include Cross-Ties, a romantic adventure; The Long Road Home, a contemporary crime fiction mystery; Cross-Stepping Your Way To Success; and the newly released crime fiction/mystery, Primed For Revenge, A Sydney Jones Novel Series.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest novel is Primed For Revenge, Sydney Jones Series Book 1. I wanted to write about the challenges women face and how they become stronger in the process.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I am an early riser and enjoy writing before the sun comes up in the mornings.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
I am an Ernest Hemingway fan and have enjoyed reading the books he recommended. His practical advice for writers still rings true today.
What are you working on now?
Sydney Jones Series Book 2
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Never give up!
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Keep reading and writing!
What are you reading now?
Sea Stories by William H. McRaven
What’s next for you as a writer?
Next? I’ll be completing the Sydney Jones Series Trilogy.
What is your favorite book of all time?
Gone with the Wind