January 20, 2013

Interview: Dangerous Velvet @xaviersaxel #RLFblog

Xavier Axelson, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. Let's talk about your book!
Title: Velvet
Publisher: Seventh Window
Genre: Historical, Gay Romance, Erotic Romance
Publisher: Seventh Window Publications
Cover artist: Ken Harrison
Length: 253 Pages
Heat rating: Scorching
Tagline: Nothing is more dangerous than Velvet.
The first novel from Xavier Axelson is set against a backdrop of decadence, privilege, and intrigue. Virago, the royal tailor, makes a discovery that will test the bonds of brotherhood, unravel the forbidden secrets of his heart, and threaten the very fabric of his existence.
In a land where cruelty is disguised as allegiance, loyalty is masked by obligation, and the laws of sumptuary govern the people, nothing is more dangerous than Velvet.
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What are your main characters' names, ages, and occupations?
Sylvain/Animal Trainer/20


What is the most important thing you do for your career now, as compared to when you first started writing?
I now give my mind the permission to relax between books; this gives my imagination and spirit time to recharge and rest.
What websites do you visit daily?
Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube
If you could change something about your first book, what would it be?
The title.
What do you enjoy most about life?
The ability to write and share my work is a gift. I truly find writing to be a great joy.
If you could give the younger version of yourself advice what would it be?
Write more.
What does "balance" mean to you as a writer?
It means finding time everyday to write but also reaching a place where you can shut your writer off and enjoy nature, family, friends and good food.
What kind of books do you read when taking a break from your own writing?
I love 1940's-!960's British literature.
Imagine you get to go on a dream vacation, but you have only one hour to pack and leave, and it starts as soon as you finish this interview. What will you take with you and where will you go?
I'd take a pad, a fine tip pen and worry about the rest when I got there. I'd go directly to Stockholm, Sweden.
What is your favorite holiday and why?
I really love St. Patty's Day. I love celebrating the Irish part of me, or maybe its because I love Guinness and corned beef.
If your life became a movie, who would you want to play you?
Cary Grant
If you were a color, what color would you be?
Which statement is more like you:
"I am a vacation spa because I am laid back and relaxed."
"I am a ten-countries in ten-days tour vacation, because I do things as fast as possible."

Please Fill in the Blanks

I love pizza with everything on it.
I'm always ready for what's next.
When I'm alone, I listen to audiobooks.

Previous Books

Xavier Axelson
Cravings (Part of the First Time Dead 3 Anthology)
Menage (Print Collection)
Earthly Concerns
Dutch's Boy
The Incident
The Birches
A Valentine for Evrain (Part of the Never Say Never Anthology)
Christmas Eve at The Powers That Be Cafe
Books Coming Soon
Sons of Orion (Part of the Tricks of the Trade Anthology)

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