Q&A Thursday with Cathy Tully!

Today’s Q&A Thursday is with Author Cathy Tully!

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What is the worst
thing you’ve written, how did you learn or know it was bad, and what did you
learn from it?
Well, that would have to be my first book, which I could
never sell. When I go back and look at it now, eight years later, I actually
laugh. But writing is a learning process, and with every book you write, you
get better : )
Why did you start
writing and when did you decide to go professional?
I started writing children’s non-fiction eight years ago.
When I turned that book in, Kidhaven Press decided that since Library sales
were so low, they were only going to use in-house authors…..so I turned to
romance and have been writing it since : )
Do you write in more
than one genre?
Which ones and which
do you like the best?
Yes, I do! I write, sweet romance, women’s fiction and
contemporary romance. I’d have to say women’s fiction is my favorite genre.
Maybe it’s because of my age, but I relate to that genre best.
Do you read other
author’s books when you’re writing? If so, do you read the same genre or
something different?
I’m always reading other author’s books. When I’m in the
middle of a new book, or starting a new book. I read mostly the genre’s I want
to write, but what I’m reading doesn’t necessarily have to be the genre I’m
currently writing in. 
What is the most
difficult part of the entire writing process for you? Queries, pitches,
I find the waiting period awful! I’d rather have tooth
extracted without sedatives than wait another six months for a response. I’ve
gotten better at it, but still, I can’t stand it.
If you could have the
same type of career as any author currently publishing who would it be and why?
Lori Wilde or Kristin Higgins.   I love their books, and hope to one day join
them on the NYTimes Bestseller list J


Jack DeVane is on the fast tract to becoming CEO of
Cunningham Coffee and nothing will get in his way…until a little dog wanders
into his condo and a beautiful dog walker wanders into his heart.
Caitlyn Stiles has one wish–to take over the family
business. When she returns from college and this is no longer an option, she
travels to Promise, Massachusetts to look after her ailing grandmother where
she takes a job as a part-time dog walker.
Can one sweet, little dog teach Jack there’s more to life
than work?
Teach Caitlyn to let go of her resentment?
And teach them both that ALL THEY NEED IS LOVE?
Author’s Bio: Cathy Tully has spent the last
eight years writing Sweet Romance, Contemporary Romance and Women’s Fiction.
Prior to romance, she wrote a children’s non-fiction book titled, NEBRASKA for
Kidhaven Press in 2004.. Her first Sweet Romance, ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, is
available this June through Astraea Press.
A Member of Romance Writer’s Of
America, The Liberty States Fiction Writer’s, and The Society of Children’s
Book Writer’s and Illustrators, Cathy is a firm believer in continually honing
her craft. Cathy can be found on Facebook and at www.cathytully.com. A born and bred
Jersey girl, Cathy lives in central New Jersey with her husband, Joe, and their
two daughters.

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