Saturday, November 10, 2012

Interview with Ingrid Jennings




Do you title the book first or wait until after it’s complete?

I like to title my book first. I usually come up with an idea then I try to bring that idea to life.

What book are you reading now?

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

What books are in your to read pile?

I have just purchased Gabriel's Rapture by Sylvain Reynard but I havn't had the chance to begin it. I also plan of reading: The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell and Alex Cross before the year is over.

What is your current “work in progress” or upcoming projects?

I am currently working on an novel that takes place in New Orleans. It is a mystery and it will also have some voodoo in it.

Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

 I have a very busy life therefore actually finding the time to write is challenging.

Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?

I love Charlaine Harris, I have fell in love with her Sookie Stackhouse characters.

Who designed the cover of your latest book?

Gaelyn Larrick

Do you have any advice for other writers?

Do not worry about what other people have to say about what you write, write from the heart and because you love it and everything else will fall in place. 


Slopjar
Ingrid Jennings

Genre: Poetry

Publisher: Lioness Publishing House

ISBN: 978-0985696047
ASIN: B008Q3DHLM

Number of pages: 138
Word Count: 9,122

Cover Artist: Gaelyn Larrick


Book Description:

This is a book of poetry that will truly touch your soul. Indulge in the words of a lonely lunatic full of laughter, love, lust, Lucifer, and the Lord. 

Escape into a world of profound, seductive words that will melt your soul like butter. 

Escape into an insane mind and learn the trials of a battered soul. 

Fall into the trap of this astonishing book that will pull at the strings of your heart. 

Immerse yourself in the pure pleasure of this dazzling work of art. 

Open up the Slopjar.

About the Author:

Originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, Ingrid Jennings is what one would call a true Lioness. As a wife and a mother, she is loyal and a protector. As a publishing guru, she is a team player and works with her clients toward their success. As a teacher, she is passionate about education, and as a business woman, she is always on the hunt for new opportunities to learn and grow. She wears many hats and handles each situation in stride and with ease.

        With a B.S. in biology and chemistry from Palm Beach Atlantic Christian University, Ingrid decided to go a step further, to get a step closer to her true passion by excelling with her masters degree in reading education from Nova Southeastern University.
       
Ingrid spent three years working as a public school teacher in Palm Beach County, teaching integrated science to ninth graders. While teaching, Ingrid self-published her poetry into her first book titled SlopjarSlopjar recieved rave reviews not only for its creativity, excellent writing, and self expression but also for the excellence of its publishing and marketing. Through the experience and knowledge gained while publishing and marketing her own book, Ingrid gained an appreciation for the inner workings of the publishing world and ultimately birthed her own publishing company Lioness Publishing House.


Twitter @ingridmjennings




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