An Interview with Crystal St. Clair

1) Introduce us to yourself. (Name, place of origin, some of your likes and dislikes, genre you write in, etc).

Crystal St. Clair is a busy mom who lives in the multicultural country of Canada who currently writes adult contemporary romance and poetry. She does not live in an igloo, but would love to own a pet beaver who loves maple syrup and pancakes!

Crystal graduated as a Law Clerk but would love to one day become an Author full time, writing novels for adults and younger generations.

She can often be found playing soccer with her children while their dog steals the spotlight! She loves making others laugh, writing poetry and other inspiring stories. Once upon a time, Crystal played Momma Bear in a Middle School production of The Berenstain Bears and wrote her first A grade children’s story that sparked her creative writing interest.

Aside from fulfilling her long time dream and calling as an author, Crystal enjoys helping her community as a volunteer for charitable organizations such as, Canine Connect A Care Rescue, Boys’ and Girls’ Club of London Ontario, and many more. She was also a proud sponsor member of Plan Canada – I Am A Girl Foundation, helping empower girls to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their communities. Through anthologies and individual sales Crystal’s inspiring words have spread awareness and raised money for causes such as human trafficking and Alzheimer’s.

As one of the leading founders of the Ignite Your Soul Author Event, Crystal has helped lead a team to raise proceeds for Bereaved Families of Southwestern Ontario, Wounded Warriors Canada, and National Service Dogs.

For more information about inspiring stories by Crystal St. Clair, upcoming events, and to sign up for the InspireMe Newsletter, check out her official website: http://authorcrystalstcla.wixsite.com/inspireme

“An honest review is appreciated, thank you for being my cherry on top”
-Crystal St. Clair, Authoress

 

2) Have you written in multiple different genres? If so, which is your favorite to write and why?

All of my books have multiple genres in them, but I think my favorite genre to write is paranormal/fantasy.

3) Which book of yours would you recommend someone who has never read you before begin with?

It depends, my novellas have a little bit for everyone. INTUITION is set in modern times with explicit language and spicy sex scenes. My Kingdom of Celosia series is set is historical times with a paranormal twist, and a little spice.

 

4) What are your current projects?

I am currently working on a novella titled Kingdom of Celosia: Royal Curse (vol2) and two short stories for two charity anthologies: A Guide To Claiming A Scaredy Cat (Find out more here ), and Tempting Fate.

 

5) Who are your role models? Who inspires you?

I have many role models that vary from celebrities, fellow authors and family members. If I absolutely had to choose three people then it would be Pink, my grandmother, and Author Laura Stapleton.

 

6) What advice would you give an aspiring writer?

It’s never too early to start building your reader platform.

 

7) When did you start writing?

My writing interest really started when I was twelve years old, but picked up in my young teens.

 

8) Who is your favorite author? Why? My favorite authors are:

Laura Stapleton because she is very supportive of others in the book world community, her stories are amazing and she just keeps going!

Sara Jarrod because her book Heaven Above was my first adult read which consisted of a paranormal twist with some epic spicy romance scenes. I cried, laughed and constantly grew anxious. There was never a dull moment with all of the feels!

VC Andrews because her stories are nicely detailed, exciting, and she isn’t afraid to write differently out of the norm.

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