Complementing my interviews, today’s Author Spotlight, the three hundred and seventy-eighth, is of romance and children’s author Samna Ghani. If you would like to take part in an author spotlight, take a look at author-spotlights.
Samna Ghani is a published author. She writes romance novels and children’s adventure stories. She works as a Regional Editor at Healthmanagement.org and is also the Co-Founder and an active member of the Mississauga Writers Group, Canada. Her work has been featured on several online platforms including Yahoo, Capital Liberty News and Career Addict.
Samna has a passion for books and reads everything and anything under the sun. She has been writing since she was a young girl and her dream to become a published author finally came true in 2010. Now, Samna wants to write the kind of romance novels she would like to read. Her passion for writing has been inspired by the works of classic authors including Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer and P.G. Wodehouse. Samna firmly believes that she would not be an author today without the inspiration she derived from these three literary icons.
And now from the author herself:
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to write a romance novel. I have already published two children’s books and while that is also a genre I absolutely adore, I see myself more of a romance novelist. No doubt there is an abundance of romance novels out there but I personally feel that today, the trend has moved more toward erotica and sexual romances rather than the sweet and traditional love stories I used to read as a young girl.
This does not mean that there is anything wrong with erotic romance novels. I have read and enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey (there I’ve accepted it) 🙂 but I see myself as more of a traditional romance writer. I grew up reading the romance novels of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen and while I cannot ever hope to achieve that kind of class and quality, it is my desire to write novels that truly instil romantic feelings in my readers.
I am a total romantic and an idealist at heart. I do believe that true love conquers all. Fantasies can come true and there is a happily ever after for everyone. It is my goal to create female characters that are more than just a pretty face; I like to make my heroines strong, independent and with a mind of their own.
You can find more about Samna and her writing via…
- Website: samnaghani.com
- Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samna-Ghani/1583638821863643
- Twitter: @samnaghani
- Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5804122.Samna_Ghani
- Amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/Samna-Ghani/e/B007REXR7K
- Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115253123308529246622/posts/p/pub
- Kindle Edition: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MWCP3MY
- Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/All-Aboard-Samna-Ghani/dp/1500846244
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