Author Interview - S. R. Fabrico
Born a raised a Yankee who loves NY style pizza and Philly cheesesteaks, S. R. Fabrico was introduced to the amazing world of Southern BBQ after moving to Tennessee where she lives with her husband and two children. Her family is her main priority, and everything she does is for them. She attended college in the 90’s and received a degree in mathematics with a minor in secondary education, the went on to coach cheerleading and dance for 20 years and won a Hip Hop Dance World Championship. Anything and everything creative are her absolute favorites, so writing has always been a hobby. When I’m writing, she likes to wife hard, mom hard, paint, read good books and watch good movies.
You can learn more about S.R. Fabrico by visiting her website www.srfabrico.com or following her on social media IG: @srfabrico_author and FB: @srfabricoauthor. Her debut novel, The Secrets We Conceal is now available on Amazon, Apple Books and Barnes and Noble.
Q1: What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The Secrets We Conceal – it is a story that needed to be told.Q2: What advice would you give to help others create plotlines?
Don’t force yourself into one idea or concept. Let things evolve as they may.
Q3: What authors, or books have influenced you?
Dan Brown, Janet Evonavich, The Hunger Games, JK Rowling, and Nicholas Sparks
Q4: What is your schedule like when you’re writing a book?
I work full time so I squeeze in writing most nights and weekends. I keep notes on my phone throughout the day as ideas pop into my head.
Q5: Does writing energize or exhaust you? Or both?
Both – lol! It depends. If the ideas are flowing and things are good it is exhilarating. But when I am not feeling it then it can be exhausting. The marketing of a book is exhausting.
Q6: What is the best writing advice you have ever heard?
Don’t worry about the rules. Just write!
Q7: How do you come up with character names for your stories?
I choose names of people I know that remind me of the character at first. Then after the writing and character develops I go back and give the character their “real” name that will actually be used in the book.
Q8: What do you think is the best way to improve writing skills?
To write and then read. Oh and then write and read some more.
Q9: What are you working on now?
Right now I am focused on launching and marketing my debut novel and creating my outline for my second novel.
Q10: What are you currently reading?
I am currently reading The House of Gucci and The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer.
To find out more about S. R. Fabrico check out the social media links, and keep scrolling for more about The Secrets We Conceal.
What follows is a nerve-racking story shedding light on child sexual abuse. As the tragedy unfolds, Laura mutters through life concealing her secret from everyone. Feeling alone and isolated, she struggles to navigate her younger years wondering if she can or will ever find happiness.
Then, Laura meets ‘the perfect man’ for her. Can he heal her heart and break down her steel walls?
The Secrets We Conceal, S.R. Fabrico’s debut novel is a riveting coming of age story that beautifully conveys how love and strength can heal all wounds.