Today we have the fifteenth author interview for ‘A Haunting of Words’ – Suanne Kim. Her story “Objects In Motion” is probably my favorite story in this book, and I assure you that IS saying something. Beautifully written, it easily evokes the sensation of falling in love, followed by mystery, and eventually tragedy. If this one doesn’t awaken your emotions than you clearly don’t have any. I was an immediate fan.
Objects In Motion
The last four years have been difficult for Miles. In a stroke of luck, he finds love under the most unlikely circumstances–while rescuing strangers in a subway station.
Mattie is everything he’s ever wanted: witty, beautiful, intelligent. Or is she?
What inspired you to write this story?
I had no intention of submitting. I was engrossed working on my novel, “Prism.” But the sheer challenge of writing about a haunting called to me. And I liked the supportive camaraderie of the Fiction Writing group so I decided to throw my hat into the ring last minute.
How long have you been writing?
Like most writers, forever.
What genre do you associate most within your writing?
I write mostly poetry, lit fic, women’s lit, crime fic and romance. But like my many of my main characters, I enjoy a challenge so I don’t limit myself to genres or styles. I’m always up for trying new things.
What are you working on now?
I’m working on a novel called “Prism” about a woman who wakes up in a hospital and has no memory of being viciously attacked along with her boyfriend. The man who calls 911 for help disappears and the detective tries to piece together the mystery surrounding the event. Is the caller the culprit, accomplice, witness or another victim?
I’m also working on a short story about a Korean woman–a former thief and assassin–who’s out for revenge.
What else do you have published?
I’ve had poems published with Newtown Literary and Nomad’s Choir.
What advice would you offer to new writers?
Hone your craft, keep reading, and develop a thick skin when asking for critiques. All are lifelong endeavors.
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