Name: Cindi Madsen
Who is Cindi Madsen? A mother, lover of shoes and most importantly all things romance.
Books: Accidentally in Love Series (1-4), Cipher Series ( 1& 2), Demons of the Sun, Cinderella Screwed Me Over, All Broken Pieces, Ready to Wed
Chick Lit has always been a popular genre but as of late, it is growing even more steam. Readers meet author Cindi Madsen who is not so much a new author but an author that everyone should be familiar with. In this interview she describes what is romantic about romance and how she wants you to feel.
Have you always been a writer? If so what keeps you writing? If not what did you do before and why did you decide to become a writer?
I’ve always had stories in my head and been a big reader, but I didn’t think about writing one down until about ten years ago. Once I did that I was hooked. New ideas come to me all the time, and I get excited about the characters or story, so I write notes, and when I can, I work on that next book.
How are you able to handle a household while also trying to
stay active and creative when it comes to your writing?
I’m not sure I do handle it–it gets pretty messy around here! Lol. I’ve learned I can’t be supermom and super writer, so I let a few things go, like having to have an immaculate house, for more time writing, or even time off to hang out with my kids. It’s all about balance all around, which is something I’ve had to work on so I’m sane enough to write and create stories, as well as I don’t feel like I’m neglecting my family.
Why did you choose to write about romance? What makes romance romantic to you?
I love writing about people falling in love. There’s all the chemistry and sparks, and letting someone in. We’re all flawed, and the beautiful thing is, the right people love us anyway. Little gestures are romantic to me. That my husband knows what I need when I need it, or that he does little things that show he cares.
What makes your books stand out from the rest?
I strive to make books that make people laugh and swoon. Humor is important, and I also hope to make strong heroines people will connect with. And heroes who make them swoon of course.
Finally, what kind of feeling do you want your readers to have after they read your books?
I want them to close the book and have a smile on their face. For the book to have been a nice escape that made them happy.
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