About Steve Stephenson and Kathryn Tedrick:
Steve Stephenson an admitted bibliophile, who collects fantasy and science fiction memorabilia. He obtained a B.A. in history and a M.A. in information technology.
Kathryn Tedrick is a writer and ghostwriter in the fantasy, science fiction, and young adult genres with one book that was made into a movie, and numerous books written and published as a ghostwriter over the past thirty years.
What inspires you to write?
Both Steve and Kathryn have always had vivid imaginations, making up stories at very young ages. Their greatest dream is to be entertain readers with their stories and make their imaginations soar.
What authors do you read when you aren’t writing?
Anne and Todd McCaffrey- Dragons of Pern Series
J.D. Robb- Eve Dallas Series
Piers Anthony- Zanth Novels
Jim Butcher- Harry Dresden Novels, not the graphic novels. Too short.
J.R.R. Tolkien- The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings
Raymond Feist- All of this novels
Terry Brooks- All of his novels
I can't get enough of the final two authors.
Tell us about your writing process.
Kathryn hates outlines. She has been blessed in that the words just seem to flow from her imagination non-stop. Working with Steve has been great. He has the original vision, and Kathryn is able to take that vision and expand upon it. They make the perfect writing duo.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
We sometimes mentally talk to them, and feel like we experience everything they are going through.
What advice would you give other writers?
Never give up on your dream to be a writer.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
Steve handles that part of the business. It was my mother who influenced me to publish the books. She knew the talent was there and convinced me to publish. Kathryn is usually working on 4 to 5 books at once as a ghostwriter for different clients.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
We both believe the future is here in the form of ebooks. Though there remain many readers that prefer to hold a book as they read.
What genres do you write?: As a ghostwriter Kathryn writes in Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mysteries, Drama, Adventure, Young Adult, and Romance Novels. Steve perphers writing Fantasy Novels.
What formats are your books in?: Both eBook and Print
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