Five Questions With: Sabrina Luna

Sabrina Luna

Original Interview 1.26.2010

Sabrina Luna is a bestselling author of paranormal & erotic romance. 
 A returning guest to ConCarolinas, Sabrina was a founding member of The Midnight Muses – a group of authors that often traveled and promoted together.  In addition to her writing, Sabrina has recently begun hosting a podcast called Sugar and Spice Press Radio.

I met with Sabrina in a local coffee house to ask her five questions for ConCarolina’s Geek Gab section.

 

Q: What is your normal writing routine?

A:  Every morning I get up and decide which flavor coffee to have (I love coffee!).  I check my horoscope to see what kind of a day I’m going to have; catch up on all my social networks, check and answer my emails, etc. That takes me about an hour, and then I’m finally ready to write!

I do all my writing on a desktop computer, although sometimes I’ll use a notebook to jot down a few plot points or notes to myself.  I’ve even resisted getting a laptop, because I like to know that when I leave my office, I leave my work behind.  Although I’ve been seeing all these cute little netbooks lately, and now I’m kind of tempted to get one.

Q: What book are you reading right now?

A:  Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. I’m actually reading 3 or 4 at any given time.  And I’m a used book store fanatic – always picking up more books to read.  I keep a stack by my bed. 

Q:  What other ConCarolinas guest or event (besides your own) are you most looking forward to?

A:  Oh, goodness.  I always love to see all the familiar faces on Author’s Row like A.J. Hartley and Gail Z. Martin.  ConCarolinas is just so much fun.  It’s my personal mini-vacation.

Q: Who was your greatest inspiration growing up?

A:  Definitely my parents.  Both my parents were very big readers.  I had a library card by the time I was 4 even though I wasn’t even reading yet.  I just loved the library.  My dad read mostly non-fiction, but my mom definitely loved the bodice-rippers and the celebrity biographies.  Both my brother and I were very big readers as a result of their influence.

I’m a Gemini, so I’m a natural storyteller, and my love of good stories made me want to start telling them.  When I was growing up, there was romance and there was erotica, but I really wanted a mix – erotic romance. “I can do this,” I realized, so I started writing.

Q: If the story of your life was to have a theme song, what would it be?

A:  Oh, wow.  This is going to make me sound old.  But if I were to pick one, I would have to pick Henry Mancini’s “Moonriver” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. I love that line “my huckleberry friend.”  I’m always thinking about what that could mean.  And I just love the song.

Find out more about Sabrina Luna online at  www.SabrinaLuna.com or @sabrinaluna on Twitter

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Joey moved to Charlotte in 2008 and loves it here! She started the Charlotte Geeks after returning from Dragon*Con and whining "But I don't want to wait 360 days to hang out with my people again!!" Self-dubbed the GiddyGeeker, her geekdoms are Doctor Who, Marvel, Boardgaming, British TV (MisFits, Orphan Black, Sherlock, The IT Crowd, etc) and she is slightly addicted to FUNKO pops. Check here out here or listen to her on the Guardians of the Geekery podcast.

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