interviewing Stephanie May


Q1. What are your favorite books to read? 

A. My preferred genres are historical fiction/drama/horror/crime thrillers. I always buy from these authors whenever they release a new one: Stephen King, C. J. Tudor, and Tess Gerritsen.

Q2. Do you like coffee or tea? 

A. Tea! Always down for a good cuppa.

Q3. How many books have you written? 

A. 9 thus far. 2 published. My third novel is due on 31st Oct 2022

Q4. Do you have a favorite bookstore? 

A. I actually dig second-hand bookstores. There's only one left where I live, and I love going there and supporting the local business. If I order online, then I'll do so through Booktopia.

Q5. Did you go to college for writing? 

A. No. Self-taught, and a lot of online classes.

Q. Growing up What were your favorite books to read?

A.  I was a huge fan of Goosebumps. The scarier the better. I also read Harry Potter, but what kid didn't? 

Q6. How did you get inspired to write a book?

A.  Inspiration can come from anywhere. I've taken inspiration/ideas from places I've visited, from a concert - yes, a concert! - newsreels that inspire an idea that blossoms into something more substantial etc.

Q7. What hobbies do you have?

A.  I really enjoy cooking. Whether for others or just myself, I try and find ways to experiment in the kitchen, which has led me to create my own cookbook - merging my two passions: cooking and writing.

Q8. Do you have a favorite coffee shop? 

A. Central Perk 😄 

Q9. Where can people find you online?

A.  I am pretty active across a lot of platforms - my 2 main are Instagram and Facebook, but I am on Twitter and Tumblr and my website is