Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Eileen Hobbs lives in Oklahoma with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. She teaches English composition to international students at a nearby university. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family. She grew up in Thailand, where her parents were missionaries. Her desire is to write books that have diverse characters and that take her readers to fictional places they might not otherwise get to explore in real life. The Heath Cousins is her first book and is based on the growing up years of her children and their cousins.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The Heath Cousins and the Moonstone Cave was inspired by my children when they were young and playing outside with their cousins. I also love books like The Chronicles of Narnia and The Magic Tree House series so they also inspired this story.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
The Chronicles of Narnia, The Magic Tree House series and the Bobbsy Twins
What are you working on now?
The second book about the Heath cousins called "The Heath Cousins and the Kingsgate Bridge"
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I'm not sure yet. I just started the marketing process.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
If you want to be a good writer, read, read, read!!
What’s next for you as a writer?
After I write my Heath cousins series I would like to tackle a mystery/thriller
What is your favorite book of all time?
I have many but I love "The Ginger Tree" by Oswald Wynd and "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim. I also like the books by Tess Gerrison.