Best Selling European author Virginia Fox is releasing her books to the US. Her German series, Rocky Mountain, saw every volume enter the top 50 of the Kindle charts. Her series of books, set in the Rocky Mountains, follows a cast of characters who feel like instant friends. Fox captures the essence of a life most people only dream about. The Genre-skipping series features elements of romance, suspense and a little bit of mystery. We talked more with Virginia Fox:
Q. What top 3 advice can you give to someone who wants to ride a horse for pleasure or sport?
Search for a place where a good atmosphere prevails, between teacher and client as well as the teacher
stable hands and the horses.
Watch the horses. Are they attentive when someone approaches? Are their ears pricked in a interested
You should feel safe and relaxed.
Q. If your book was turned into a film/TV show, who would you tap to play the lead(s)? Why?
I’m embarrassed to say that I have no idea. I don’t watch tv and seldom go to the cinema. I prefer
reading 🙂 So I don’t have any idea who the hip actors are at the moment.
Q. What is the core message you want to deliver to the world through your writing/books/stories?
We are all connected. Try to be open, curious about other people and don’t jugde. The other thing is: go
for your dreams! Grab the future with both hands. you can do it! Even if it might be hard, there’s always
Q. What’s one secret about you that you’ll share with the world?
When I’m writing I consume my body weight in chocolate. Seems like my brain needs the constant sugar
rush to function properly
Q. If you could give your book to one celebrity, who would it be and why?
Kate Winslet – I really admire her work as an actor and producer.
Q. What is the coolest thing you heard from your friends and family about your new book?
It’s like coming home, meeting up with my friends, like being on vacation from the comfort of my sofa.
Q. Tell us more about ‘Pansting’ and why it works for you:
I don’t have the patience for plotting for days when I already could be writing. And since my
protagonists frequently decide to stray from the script and change the whole plot, it doesn’t make sense
to me to spend energy on plotting. At the bottom of my heart, I’m a lazy person.
Here are some rapid-fire questions we’d like you answer as fast as you can. Pick one.
- Are you more of a thinker or a doer? Doer
- Physical strength or mental strength? Mental strength
- Street smarts or book smarts? Book smarts
- Are you more cautious or bold? Bold
- Cannonball into the pool or dip a toe in first? Cannonball
- Would you rather travel to the past or to the future? Future
- Would you rather fly or have super strength? Fly
- Would you rather find your dream job or win the lottery? Lottery – I already have my dream job
- Do you prefer social time or alone time? There is a time for social time and a time for alone
time. I do need more alone time to recharge after social time
- Expensive presents or homemade presents? homemade presents
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