Friday, 19 April 2013

20 Questions with Lisa M Owens

Full name: Lisa Michelle Owens
Genre you write for:  Contemporary Romance
Latest release: If Only

1) If you were born in the regency era would you be above stairs or below? 

Lisa: Probably below, emptying the chamber pots.

2) Shifter? Which would you be? 

Lisa: Wolf

3) Favourite colour? 

Lisa: Pink

4) Morning person or night? 

Lisa: Morning…I seem to get my best ideas while everyone else is sleeping

5) You're stuck on a desert island. Apart for your loved ones, which three things would you take and why? 

Lisa: Laptop (Goes without saying), plenty of chocolate ( A girl’s best friend), and my favourite novel (Which seems to change at least once a week)

6) What place in the world would you live out the rest of your days? 

Lisa: Anywhere with miles of sandy white beach and the sound of waves crashing against the shore.

7) If you weren't a writer what job would you have? 

Lisa: I have some legal experience. Probably working in a courthouse or an attorney’s office.

8) What did you want to be when you were a child? 

Lisa: An elementary schoolteacher

9) If you were only allowed to write for one genre for the rest of your life what would it be? 

Lisa: Romance…hands down. No contest.

10) Tea or coffee?

Lisa: Tea

11) What your favourite letter of the alphabet? Can be any alphabet in any language you speak. 

Lisa: Don’t really have a favourite. Without the alphabet, I would be out of a job!

12) You are having a dinner party you can invite 5 other people, dead or alive, who are they? 

Lisa: God…I have so many questions that I would ask. Mary…what was it like giving birth under those circumstances? Margaret Mitchell…I would love to know her inspiration for Gone with the Wind. Matthew McConaughey…I would drool all over his muscled chest. Tyler Perry…his Madea character is hilarious and I think that he is a creative genius.

13) What is your favourite word? 

Lisa: Serendipity

14) What is your favourite song? 

Lisa: Fearless by Taylor Swift

15) What environment do you write best in? Noisy? Silence? Music? 

Lisa: Silence. Sometimes music turned down low but mostly I like it best when it’s quiet.

16) City, country or seaside? 

Lisa: Seaside

17) If you could go back in time to any era, decade, age when would it be? 

Lisa: the Roaring 20’s

18) PC or MAC

Lisa: PC

19) Can you confirm that everyone does in fact need to know at least one CHERIE. Because well, we are geniuses...  

Lisa: Yes, everyone needs to know a Cherie. They are amazing women with vitality and creativity!

20) What can we expect next from you? 

Lisa: A continuation of my If Only series and I am also working on a story about a Marine fighting in Afghanistan.

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  1. Some of those answers had me giggling out loud. Great interview!

  2. love to see this. i'm a morning person as well, so can I join you on your island?