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Author Q&A ft @robynpeterman | Good to the Last Death Book Tour and $100 Amazon GC #Giveaway | #Paranormal #WomensFiction

The Good To the Last Death Series by Robyn Peterman is on virtual book tour. The paranormal women's fiction stops at Reade...



The Good To the Last Death Series by Robyn Peterman is on virtual book tour.

The paranormal women's fiction stops at Readeropolis with an author interview.

Be sure to enter for a chance to win the giveaway for a $100 Amazon GC and follow the Silver Dagger book tour (for other dates see the link at the bottom of the post).






What are your top 10 favorite books/authors?
I have millions! LOL A few that come to mind are, Jeaniene Frost, Thea Harrison, Darynda Jones, David Sedaris, Judy Blume, Annie Lamont, Renee George, Jane Austen and Dr. Seuss. 

What book do you think everyone should read?
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, anything by David Sedaris, the Anne of Green Gable series LM Montgomery, and Bird by Bird by Annie Lamont.

How long have you been writing?
My whole life. LOL
Back when I was an actor, I used to punch up scripts for my writer buddies which means I wrote jokes for TV and film. However, I didn’t publish my first novel until I was in my later forties. 

Do you see writing as a career?
Yep. Best damn job I’ve ever had.

Do you read yourself and if so what is your favorite genre?
I don’t think you can be a writer if you don’t read. I read voraciously. I love paranormal romance, biographies, YA and history books—particularly history of monarchs and mythology.

Do you prefer to write in silence or with noise? Why?
I have to have complete silence relatively speaking. LOL. No music or talking. I like to write outside, so nature sounds don’t bother me at all. If I hear words, I will type them. I use music to get me in the mood for a scene, but I can’t listen while I write. I own some fabulous noise cancelling head phones.

Do you write one book at a time or do you have several going at a time?
One book at a time. I have built very different worlds in each of my series. If I wrote in more than one series at a time, it would be a shitshow of epic proportions. I am jealous of writers who can do it. I have tried and it was a disaster. LOL

Pen or type writer or computer?
Mainly computer. However, I didn’t know how to type when I first started…. I still type horribly, but I type fast. My first two books were written on yellow legal pads. If I ever get stuck, I go back to a yellow legal pad and a really sharp pencil.

Advice they would give new authors?
The bottom line is that you have to write a good book and then you have to never give up. And while you’re ‘never giving up,’ you have to write more good books. It’s a wonderful thing to have a job where you can work in your sweatpants.

Writing may seem like a solitary sport, but it’s not. A critique partner, other writing friends, spell check, Coke with extra ice in a Yeti cup, an awesome cover artist and a great editor are just a few of the things I think every writer needs.

Write. If you want to be a writer, you need to write. Period.

What makes a good story?
Something that grabs you and compels you to know what comes next. High stakes and real emotion are key. Also humor without pathos is not funny. I think opposites attract in both storylines and characters. 

What is your writing process? For instance do you do an outline first?
Do you do the chapters first? 
I write in order. I’m a pantser, not a plotter. I have an idea of where I’m going, but it always changes. 
I tend to be most prolific at night. This can suck, but it is what it is. 
I usually do three drafts of a book before it goes to my editor. Also, I have two incredible critique partners who rip my stuff apart in a loving way. LOL
Beta readers are terrific too. There are four women I trust to beta for me. 

Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want?
Nope. I write what’s in my head. I don’t write by committee or to trends. I would not write if I did that. That would bore me to tears. I love what I write. They are the stories I want to tell. I can only hope that people enjoy reading them. Love me, hate me, don’t forget me. LOL

How long on average does it take you to write a book?
Depends on the length of the book and how much the characters are yelling in my head. 
I write fast. I can do a novella in two weeks if I’m focused and a full-length novel in a month to six weeks. However, I like taking more time when I can.

Do you believe in writer’s block?
No. Not for me. Since I pants (not plot) I know if I get stuck, I took a left when I should have taken a right. I simply go back to where the story was working and pick up there. I never throw away words. I will take out what’s not working and put it in a folder I call Stinky Stuff. LOL I have found great use for Stinky Stuff over time. NEVER delete your writing. You never know where it might work. 


It's a Wonderful Midlife Crisis 
Good To the Last Death Book 1 
by Robyn Peterman 
Genre: Paranormal Women's Fiction 


A Paranormal Women's Fiction with a bit of class, and a lot of sass, for anyone who feels like age is just a number!

Whoever said life begins at forty must have been heavily medicated, drunk, or delusional. 

Thirty-nine was a fantastic year. I was married to the man I loved. I had a body that worked without creaking. My grandma, who raised me, was still healthy, and life was pretty damned good. 

But as they say, all good things come to an end. I’d honestly love to know who ’they’ are and rip them a new one.

One year later, I’m a widow. My joints are starting to ache. Gram is in the nursing home, and dead people think my home is some kind of supernatural bed and breakfast. Gluing body parts onto semi-transparent people has become a side job—deceased people I’m not even sure are actually there. I think they need my help, but since I don’t speak dead, we’re having a few issues. 

To add to the heap of trouble, there’s a new dangerously smokin’ hot lawyer at the firm who won't stop giving me the eye. My BFF is thrilled with her new frozen face, thanks to her plastic surgeon, her alimony check, and the miracle of Botox. And then there’s the little conundrum that I’m becoming way too attached to my ghostly squatters… Like Cher, I'd like to turn back time. Now.

No can do. 

Whatever. I have wine, good friends, and an industrial sized box of superglue. What could possibly go wrong?

Everything, apparently.

All in all, it’s shaping up to be a wonderful midlife crisis… 




Whose Midlife Crisis Is It Anyway? 
Good to the Last Death Book 2 


Midlife’s a journey. Enjoy the ride. Crisis included.

Never knew that life after death was far more dangerous than real life.

Never in my forty years did I think my new normal would be gluing body parts back onto ghosts and hosting a houseful of dead squatters. Thank God for superglue and a strong stomach.

Never thought I’d date the Grim Reaper and that I would be the one to blow it. I mean, how idiotic does one have to be to get dumped by a dude who lives in Hell?

Going about business as usual is not usual in any way. No one is who they seem to be… and to be honest, neither am I. What I’d known to be true has turned out to be myth. The Angels are frightening and the Demons are hot. Wait. I mean not. Who am I kidding? The Grim Reaper is very hot—like a freaking pre-menopausal hot flash hot.

Now I’m in a race against time and all sorts of unsavory supernatural horrors to save my deceased gay husband’s afterlife. And that was a sentence I never thought would leave my lips.

Whatever. I’ll yank up my big girl panties, stock up on wine and lean on my girlfriends as needed. As they say, when the going gets tough, the tough get inebriated… or something like that.

With everything to lose, I have no choice but to grow some lady balls. That I can do. I just hope balls will be enough.

I had planned to live midlife in peace, not in pieces.
Good luck to me… 




A Most Excellent Midlife Crisis 
Good to the Last Death Book 3 


Midlife's a bumpy journey. The ride is a freaking rollercoaster. The crisis is real.

With my life back to normal--normal being a very relative word--one would think I'd catch a break.

One would be very wrong.

With an Angel gunning for me and a Demon in my bed, life couldn't be more complicated. Not to mention, I'm going to have to make a rather large life choice.

Do I want to live forever?

Does anyone? Forever is a very long time.

Whatever. I'll think about it tomorrow... or next week... or next month. As long as I have my girlfriends, my dogs, a super-sized case of merlot and my deceased squatters, I'm good to go.

My midlife crisis. My rules. If it doesn't kill me dead first, I plan to have a most excellent midlife crisis. 





NYT and USA Today best selling author, Robyn Peterman writes because the people inside her head won't leave her alone until she gives them life on paper. She writes snarky, sexy, funny paranormal and snarky, sexy, funny contemporaries.

Her addictions include laughing really hard with friends, shoes (the expensive kind), Target, Coke with extra ice in a Yeti cup, bejeweled reading glasses, her kids, her super-hot hubby and collecting stray animals.

A former professional actress, with Broadway, film and T.V. credits, she now lives in the south with her family and too many animals to count. Writing gives her peace and makes her whole, plus having a job where she can work in her sweatpants works really well for her. 




$100 Amazon Gift Card 

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2 comments

  1. Not really a genre I enjoy. But appreciate the giveaway opportunity.

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  2. I like the colors of the covers.

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