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Dawn G. Torrens is one of the first Indie authors I met in the Twitterverse, and very soon we became good friends. She is one of the sweetest people that I know, and she is a great writer too. Get to know her.





  1. Describe yourself. A dreamer, I live in my own bubble and it’s great...

  2. What is your favourite fruit flavour? Blueberries. I just can’t get enough of them.

  3. What is your favourite day of the week? Saturday, I get to do more of the things I love on this day.

  4. Which is your favourite time of the day? First thing in a morning before the world awakes.

  5. Are you a morning person or a night person? A morning person.

  6. What is your favourite breakfast meal? Branflakes topped with blueberries and natural yogurt, (YUMMY!)

  7. What is your favourite colour and why? Red, red and more red. I simply love the colour red, you should see my house. Red is everywhere…

  8. Which is your most favourite book ever? Pride and Prejudice.

  9. What kind of music do you like? I love music from many genres.

  10. Which is your favourite genre of films? Period and thrillers.

  11. Which is your most favourite place in this Earth? Zante, Greece; I got engaged there.

  12. Which animal would you want to be and why? A dog with an owner like me…

  13. If you could have a luncheon with any 3 people (real or fictitious), who would you choose and why? Charles Dickens, Audrey Hepburn, and my Great Grandma, because I have certain questions I would love to ask each of them, and I am a huge fan of all…

  14. If you were granted 3 wishes, what would you ask for? An end to all wars, to be a best-selling author, and to set up my own children’s charity.

  15. If you were stranded on a lonely beach, what are the 5 things that you would want to survive? Books, chocolate, books, chocolate, oh! and wine…

  16. If you could be anyone, who would you be? I am happy being myself these days.

  17. What is the one thing you wish you could change in yourself? My confidence levels.

  18. What is the one thing you wish you could do if given the chance? Set up my own childrens’s charity.

  19. What would you do if you won the lottery? Gosh! So much! Set up my own children’s charity, buy a bigger house with a huge library to house all my books and future books…

  20. If you knew that this was your last day on Earth, how would you spend it? Every last minute with my daughter.

  21. Were you a naughty kid or a nice kid? A nice quiet kid

  22. What was the happiest moment in your life? Holding my daughter for the very first time

  23. Where do you see yourself 5 years from now? A best selling author

  24. What is the weirdest/craziest thing you have ever done? Dived off a very high cliff into the ocean in Greece and had my belly button pierced

  25. What is your definition of an incredible weekend? Spending it with family and close friends

  26. Which is the best holidays you have ever had? Greece

  27. Have you got a phobia you want to share? Spiders, they make my skin crawl

  28. What makes you angry? Rude and cruel people. I have no time for them at all.

  29. What do you do when you feel sad? Write poetry (I love poetry)

  30. Who or what inspires you? So many people and so many things; too many to mention

  31. Congratulations! Now you can freely rant about your book(s) and/or projects.

I want to talk just a little about my true story written over two books: “Amelia’s Story” and Amelia’s Destiny.” I am so proud of these books. My heart and soul went into each and every word. I have written it for my daughter, who is currently three years old; of course it will be many years before she reads my story. But when she does I hope she will better understand her mother's journey and what I had to go through to reach this point in my life. I wanted my story to inspire a few people and now it has inspired thousands. I have received so many lovely messages from my readers all over the world, who have shared their own stories with me and confided in me. My story is a tragic one and not for the faint of heart, but I guarantee it will leave you inspired at the finish.

Heart and Mind” (a collection of contemporary poetry)

I would like to talk about my new book, “Heart and Mind” a collection of poetry which I have been writing for many years. This book is very close to my heart as many of the poems included in this inspirational and contemporary collection were born from personal experiences. This collection is designed to inspire people from all walks of life, whether you’re young, old, rich, poor, sad or happy! There is something for everyone. There is a message in many of the poems that are designed to inspire all those that read them. I believe that there is no better place to learn about compassion, love, trust, loyalty and friendship than the “University of Life.” Many obstacles are placed in our path throughout our life’s journey and it's how we deal with those obstacles that help to shape the person we become. These can only serve to make us stronger and wiser and eventually be in a position to share our wisdom with others. I hope you will all enjoy my heartfelt collection of poetry and feel inspired at the finish.

UK Link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Heart-and-Mind-ebook/dp/B009NIEVM8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1349790234&sr=1-1

USA Link: http://www.amazon.com/Heart-and-Mind-ebook/dp/B009NIEVM8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1349790282&sr=1-1&keywords=Heart+and+mind+d+g+torrens

Thank you Cinta for inviting me here today! You are a wonderful writer and friend and very inspirational yourself.



 


Comments

10/23/2012 12:34am

Thank you so much Cinta for inviting me here today, it was a great pleasure :)

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Cinta
10/23/2012 2:23am

You are welcome, Dawn! You are welcome to visit here any time you want :)

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10/23/2012 7:20am

Yet another great interview, Cinta.

Dawn good luck with Amelia's Story, Amelia's Destiny, and Heart and Mind. I agree with you there is no better place to learn about compassion, love, trust, loyalty and friendship than the “University of Life.” I think it is important for writers to share this in their work, regardless of genre.

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10/23/2012 7:55am

Why doesn't it surprise me your house is decorated in red, my vivacious friend? Excellent interview, Dawn, and I gasped at the craziest thing you've ever done. I read it wrong and thought you pierced your belly after jumping off a high cliff. :)

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10/23/2012 11:25am

Thank you so much Dana and Elise for you lovely comments! Oh perish the thought Elise re: catching my belly jumping off a cliff lol...Not at all thank goodness :)

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10/23/2012 3:40pm

Hi, Dawn! We always cross ways in the twitverse and on facebook, but it was so nice to actually get to know you a little more through Cinta's questions. I share your love for Greece :)

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