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Summer Splash Book Blog Tour - Week 4: Carol Ann King

C.A. KingAnother week and another author on the book tour!  This time it's fellow Canuck Carol Ann King from Burlington, Ontario.  King and I have something else in common--we both had the same brain wave to give away our royalties for the Fort MacMurray wildfires.  King took it a step further, and not only challenged other authors but organized them into gathering for a fundraiser to raise support for the relief efforts in Alberta.

(Please give C.A. King a huge round of applause for that!  She thoroughly deserves it!)

So, when given the chance to finally talk to her and ask a few questions for the Summer Splash Book Blog Tour, I leapt at it.  I only managed two questions, but she does have a GoodReads profile accepting questions.  Give this Canadian Indie your support by flooding her page with attention.

    A Keepers Destiny Cover
  1. When did you first realize you were going to be a writer?  

    I don't think I ever have. I still write because it helps ease the pain of the loss of my loved ones. It's motivation to carry on. I am fortunate enough to have a wonderful group of fans who like my work. My line of thinking may be different from others. If I can make one person smile, or brighten their day when they are down, I truly believe I am a successful author.
  2. Describe your ultimate writing space.  

    Best place for me is at my father’s desk. He was a lawyer and had a big, old, wooden desk that now resides in my living room. It makes me feel at home to sit and write.

    As for routine, I probably need a better one. Once I sit down, there is no stopping me. It’s getting there that can be a problem. I do NaNoWriMo in November every year. That, to me, is major motivation. I find I work best under pressure and with time constraints.

Finding Balance
Author Bio:

C.A. King was born and raised in Halton County. She currently resides in Oakville, Ontario with her two sons.

After the loss of her loving parents and husband, Ms. King was devastated. She decided to retire from the workforce for a year or two to do some soul searching. It was during this time that writing became her passion. She found she was able to redirect her emotions through her writing and in 2014 decided to publish some of her works.

Today her creation, The Portal Prophecies Series comes to life.
Book One, A Keeper’s Destiny,
Book Two, A Halloween’s Curse,
Book Three, Frost Bitten,
Book Four, Sleeping Sands
Book Five, Deadly Perceptions
Book Six is scheduled for release this fall.

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