February 11, 2013

Sweet Romance: Little Birdie Who @vicikibatman #RLFblog

Little Birdie Who...

Vicki Batman, welcome back to Romance Lives Forever. Let's talk about your book, Little Birdie Who...and Other Stories.
Genre: Romance
Publisher: Indie
Cover artist: Kat Baldwin
Length: 15 pages
Heat rating: sweet
Tagline: Three short, fun reads from sassy writer girl, Vicki Batman
Little Birdie Who... and Other Stories includes
"This is NOT Working" One of those days at a new job when nothing is going right until the new boss steps in.
"Check Her Out" Gum: it’s a sticky situation, especially between the store manager and Auntie Caren when her nephew has to pay for the package he stole.
"Little Birdie Who... "A new town, a new friend, a new beginning. Who would have thought a little bird could bring two people together?
What are your main characters' names, ages, and occupations?
Little Birdie Who... is a collection of three stories. The women are working girls in their twenties who meet handsome guys in their late twenties, thirties.


How did you get your start in the industry?
Via a game, a friend challenged me. I went home and wrote eight chapters, then showed her. She said to keep going; so I did.
What is the most important thing you do for your career now, as compared to when you first started writing?
Promotion has become the most important thing.
What websites do you visit daily?
Man Theory
Plotting Princesses
Etsy (lol)
If you could change something about your first book, what would it be?
A sale! Honestly, I love the book as is and it's pretty good.
What do you enjoy most about writing?
Getting an idea and running away with it.
If you could give the younger version of yourself advice what would it be?
Start writing now.
What is your work ethic when it comes to writing?
Every day I work out early in the morning, clean up, and sit my butt in the chair. I take time out for lunch and keep on going.
How do you cope with stress as an author?
Workout, needlepoint, sent venting emails to close galpals with disclaimers over it to burn after reading.
Do things your family or friends do ever end up in a book?
Lol. For my sake, I'll say probably would.
What kind of books do you read when taking a break from your own writing?
Mysteries, historical romance, women's fiction, contemporary romance.
What was the proudest moment of your life so far?
First, marrying Handsome, then the boy's births.
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?
My suitcase is always at standby; so I can grab and go. Really. The clothes, the makeup, hair stuff, kindle, Nano, and I'd go on a cruise. Any cruise.
What is your favorite holiday and why?
Christmas. I love the music, the special things I do with family and friends, the fuss.
What good book have you read recently?
I am so totally hooked on the mysteries by Julia Spencer Fleming.
Where were you at midnight, on December 31st when the new century started?
Celebrating with my family, my close girlfriends and their families. We had a fun dinner followed by watching fireworks from my dining room window.
What do you like to do when you're bored?
Store Wars
I'm rarely bored. I read and do needlepoint.
If you were a color, what color would you be?
Red. RED. RED!

Please complete the sentences

I love pizza with Canadian bacon and pineapple.
I'm always ready for a good movie.
When I'm alone, I read or do needlepoint.
You'd never be able to tell, but I was terribly shy when a kid.
If I had a halo it would be glittery.
If I could go on a cruise right now, I'd say to Handsome, "Pack a bag. We're outta here."
I can never run because I'm a terrible runner.

Previous Books

Twinkle Lights
Store Wars
Man Theory and Other Stories

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  1. Happy Monday! It's the beginning of one of the loveliest weeks in anticipation of Valentine's Day.

  2. Vicki! Great post. I'm with you, just tell me to pack and I can be ready in minutes for any fun destination. I love your sense of humor and they shine through in your stories.

  3. Happy Monday to you too!

    Interesting post! Always packed for a cruise, LOL!

  4. Hi, Jerrie! and thank you so much! I sincerely hope everyone who reads my stories gets to smile.

    Hi, Liese! I'm always ready for a cruise. :)

  5. Hi Vickie!

    I laughed at the bored question. I can never picture you bored. Always on the go, like your fun characters.

    You stories are always so full of pep and life. Very fun - like you!


  6. I meant 'your' stories.

    Hi Kayelle! Sorry about not editing my previous post. ;-)

  7. Hi, Kat! You are right, I am rarely bored. Usually am when Handsome has on weird TV. That's when I get out the needlepoint for sure and sometimes, the Nano. Thanks, sweetie. ox

  8. Thanks, Romance Lives Forever, for having me guest today. The best site EVAH!!

  9. You rocked the blog today, Vicki. I was offline most of the day, and hardly got a chance to look in. As usual, you needed no help. ^_^ Come back again, will you? Can't wait to see what's next.

  10. Absolutely, Kayelle. One of my favorite places to be. :)


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