Indigo Skye: Ink and Art
Welcomes Author Victoria Blisse!
Victoria Blisse Tells All!
A Revealing Interview by Indigo Skye
This summer, I'm interviewing selected authors from the Uniform Behaviour anthology, edited by Lucy Felthouse. For details about the fab prizes and author swag you can win in our UB contest, click here.
A special message to the men and women serving in the armed forces: The creators of Uniform Behaviour wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our troops on Armed Forces Day. Your sacrifices, your hard work, and your courageous hearts protect our freedoms. A percentage of all Uniform Behaviour sales is donated to Help for Heroes- it's our way of showing our appreciation for all you do to protect our rights and keep us safe.
Now, meet one of the contributing authors of Uniform Behaviour- Victoria Blisse! Victoria, welcome to Indigo Skye: Ink and Art.
Q: What was the inspiration behind the story you penned for Uniform Behaviour?
A: I wanted to write something a little different. So I was thinking through different jobs with uniforms and my husband was calling out jobs too and then we got to cleaner and I decided I could work with that!
Q: Any steamy new projects in the works? We'd love to dish about your latest release and any works in progress you'd like to discuss.
A: My latest release was Artistic Sights, Heavenly Delights, a lovely little story about a rich handsome man who pays a poor artist to paint his portrait. It’s available from Total-E-Bound here.
I’ve been very busy writing lately too and I have my Bollywood novella, Silver Screen Dream, due to release on the 5th September, and "Tasty Italian," a short story lined up for the 19th September too. I’m also writing a tempting temp story which will hopefully be out later this summer. I’m a really busy bunny at the moment.
Q: What's your favorite national holiday to celebrate in bed, and why?
A: Valentine’s Day! It’s so expensive to go out on the day so it’s much better to make some finger food in advance then eat it in bed with my lovely hubby- or off my lovely hubby, if I’m lucky!
Q: Your pick for hottest uniform- soldier, policeman, fireman, or priest? (If none of these do it for you, what is your favorite uniform and why?)
A: That bright white naval uniform they have in the US always gets me a little hot under the collar. I can’t explain why except it just seems to accentuate the tasty manliness of a man somehow!
Q: Agreed- there's something very sexy about a sailor. Anchors away! Favorite way to unwind on a long holiday weekend?
A: Sit on the beach with my head in a book (or my e-reader as is more likely these days) preferably in Scarborough. I love Scarborough.
Q: When you're not hard at work creating steamy erotica, how do you like to spend your time?
A: I love to cook but I especially love baking, I find it very therapeutic.
Q: I'm always interested in what other authors are reading. Your top three picks for a great book to read on the beach?
A: Get stuck in to the Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan, I know they’re kids’ books technically, but they’re really well written and it’s a great escapist read. Discworld novels would be good, my very favourite is Mort closely followed by Soul Music. They make you laugh out loud though, so if you don’t want to startle the general public you might want to save it to read in your hotel room not on the beach! One of my all time and always favourites is Jane Eyre. It’s got everything and I can read it over and over and not get bored.
Q: How has writing/reading erotica affected your sex life?
A:Well, it hasn’t made it any worse that’s for certain! I have to make sure I’ve done my day’s writing before I give in to the urge to erm, play, with Mr. husband man because once I’ve gotten that female satisfaction I do not want to write at all!
Q: What are your turn-ons? Turn-offs? How is this reflected in your writing?
A: I don’t like to have my ears nibbled so you don’t get much ear nibbling in my books but there is a lot of neck sucking! I write a lot of stories with spanking and BDSM themes- so assume what you like from that!- but it’s always fairly mild, nothing too extreme. I think that’s pretty much me all over!
Q: Are any of your stories based on personal experiences, or are they mostly derived from your fantasies/imagination?
A: Oh now, that’d be telling! There are definitely scenes that come straight from my life experiences but I’m not going to tell you exactly which ones, you’ll have to guess!
Q: Do you do any research as part of the writing process? What does that entail?
A: I love being an erotic romance author, I can count day dreaming and the enjoyment of sexual fantasies as research! I’m not very good at doing real hard work research though I did have to do a lot of reading and googling when I wrote my Bollywood story! I had to make sure I was keeping somewhat true to the genre.
Q: Any final words of inspiration for emerging authors?
A: Write, write, write and when you think you’ve written all you can write then write some more. If you want to get better, you just have to keep doing it. That’s the best bit of advice I can give any author, new or established.
Victoria Blisse is a Mother, Wife, Christian, Manchester United Fan and Award-Winning Erotica Authoress. She is equally at home behind a laptop or a cooker and she loves to create stories, poems, cakes and biscuits that make people happy. She was born near Manchester, England and her northern English quirkiness shows through in all of her stories. Passion, love and laughter fill her works, just as they fill her busy life. Read more about her at Victoria Blisse, her author site.
Author's Book List:
Artistic Sights, Heavenly Delights, Total-E-Bound Getting Together trilogy, Xcite. The Victoria Blisse Collection, House of Erotica Snowed in at School, Silver Publishing Sweet Surrender, Total-E-Bound Uniform Behaviour, Lucy Felthouse Stopping Point, Total-E-Bound Moonshy, Total-E-Bound Big and Beautiful, Total-E-Bound The Point, Total-E-Bound Flaming Hot, Coming Together Spiced Vanilla, Total-E_Bound Restoration, Xcite Vanilla will Extra Nuts, All Romance Ebooks Christmas Spirit Warms the Heart, Total-E-Bound Seriously Sexy Stocking Filler, Xcite Ultimate Curves, Xcite SecretSurprise, Total-E-Bound Festive Handbag, Total-E-BoundTravel Delight, Total-E-Bound Sexier Side of the Hill, Total-E-Bound