31 min

Monica Red - Painter - Teen And Young Adult Author Crave Books

    • Arts

Episode Summary

In this episode, Monica talks about her transition from Mexico City to the Midwest if the United States. She also discusses the difficulty of creating a fantasy universe and how she approaches the task.

Highlights

•Monica is originally from Mexico City and lived there for almost 25 years before relocating to the Midwest.
•Monica has an office, but she prefers to work on her kitchen table where she has plenty of room to work.
•Monica prefers to have some noise around her while writing. Music, noise of the household, etc. all help her focus.
•She enjoys listening to music to help set the mood for whatever scene she is writing.
•When not writing Monica loves to paint.
•One of her favorite authors is Wilbur Smith. She loves how descriptive he is and how he can transport you into the story. His writing heavily influenced her interests and writing.
•Monica finds it difficult to create a fantasy world and finds starting small is helpful.
•Monica tries to write at least 30 to 45 minutes for days a week. The weekend is usually for family.
•Monica is currently working on a new series that is science fiction.
•She has a 3-year-old Husky that is a workout partner. She also has parakeets.
•Some of her pets inspire or are parts of characters in some of her stories.
•Monica loves to hike, and it makes a great vacation. She also loves Hawaii and wants to return.

Relevant Links

https://www.monicared.com/

https://cravebooks.com/author/monica-red

https://cravebooks.com/

Episode Summary

In this episode, Monica talks about her transition from Mexico City to the Midwest if the United States. She also discusses the difficulty of creating a fantasy universe and how she approaches the task.

Highlights

•Monica is originally from Mexico City and lived there for almost 25 years before relocating to the Midwest.
•Monica has an office, but she prefers to work on her kitchen table where she has plenty of room to work.
•Monica prefers to have some noise around her while writing. Music, noise of the household, etc. all help her focus.
•She enjoys listening to music to help set the mood for whatever scene she is writing.
•When not writing Monica loves to paint.
•One of her favorite authors is Wilbur Smith. She loves how descriptive he is and how he can transport you into the story. His writing heavily influenced her interests and writing.
•Monica finds it difficult to create a fantasy world and finds starting small is helpful.
•Monica tries to write at least 30 to 45 minutes for days a week. The weekend is usually for family.
•Monica is currently working on a new series that is science fiction.
•She has a 3-year-old Husky that is a workout partner. She also has parakeets.
•Some of her pets inspire or are parts of characters in some of her stories.
•Monica loves to hike, and it makes a great vacation. She also loves Hawaii and wants to return.

Relevant Links

https://www.monicared.com/

https://cravebooks.com/author/monica-red

https://cravebooks.com/

31 min

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