Wednesday, June 4, 2008

A Blog that has Nothing to do with Anything. Oh and J.K. Coi.

Today I have an interview with my fellow Linden Bay Romance writer, J.K. Coi. I was a bit disappointed in this interview since she didn't quite seem to understand how awesome I truly am. How can that be?!? *g*

Anyway, blah, blah... Here's my interview with writer J.K. Coi, the uncut version:

On a scale of 1-10, how awesome do you think I am? Be honest. You can go higher than 10 if you like. (No excuses about how you don’t know me and stuff like that).

I think I’ll reserve judgment on that question until I see how many comments you pull in on this blog.

Like me, you are published with Linden Bay Romance. Is it intimidating being around such greatness?

Of course. Shiela Stewart has released so many great books. I have this perma fan-girl stuttering thing going on whenever I email her. Oh, wait a minute...did you mean Cat Johnson?

I see you live in Canada like my friend Shiela does. Do you have any sled dogs?

Sure. They stay parked out back of the igloo with the snowmobile and the ice fishing hut. During that two weeks of summer, we let them off their leashes to chase down the polar bears.

Okay, here is the hard-hitting question. You ready? What is your favorite drink?

I’m gonna say Gin and Tonic. Not margaritas, that’s for sure. Not since school when a friend and I parked ourselves in the basement at a keg party and passed a bottle of tequila back and forth until it was empty. Ugh. Not pretty. Wait, is this a family blog? Should I go with iced tea? You’re pulling out all the stops now, this question is too hard.

Your latest series is about a group called the Immortals. We’ve never had one of those on Melly’s Spot. What are they? And can I have one?

You can’t have one. They’re all mine and I don’t share well. But I like to tease, and so that’s why I write about them. The Immortals are big bad alpha warrior types who don’t age, they don’t get sick, and they seriously kick demon butt all while looking super buff and way hot.

Can you name a character after me? I’d like to be part of the Immortal team. Does that require a lot of work? I’m a bit lazy.

You know that extra team member in all the Star Trek shows, the guy/girl that dies of a deadly disease, or a freak attack pretty much as soon as they land on the strange new planet? You can be one of them. Sorry, but the thing is there are no Immortal women. It’s a genetic thing. And sure, there’s one exception to the rule (or else it wouldn’t be a rule), but if I started making exceptions all over the place my credibility would be shot.

I see you work in the legal field, with a current focus on intellectual property. (Yes, I grabbed that word by word from your bio. I did say I was lazy).What does intellectual property mean? Do I have any of that?

Yes, I do work in the legal field. And no, I doubt you have any, property (kidding). Intellectual property deals with copyright, trademark, and patent law. It’s pretty cool. I get the inside skinny on all the neat new gadgets that are seeking patent approval, and I’ve made a killing on the stock market since I got into this business (really really kidding).

Okay, this is your turn to add whatever you want. Promote, etc… I’ll be over here thinking about working out so I can be an Immortal. Soon.

Great, thanks so much. *Aside: The things I put up with just to get some screen time*

Seriously, I always enjoy visiting your space here, and I’m excited to have the chance to be a guest. Thank you.

My website has all the info about me and the books. I blog regularly all on my lonesome at, and with three other fabulous writers who I bribed to be my friends, at The Vauxhall Vixens (

The first book in the Immortals Series, My Immortal, is available from Linden Bay Romance (Linden Bay Romance) and you need to buy it now, so that you’ll be ready for Immortal Kiss, book 2, which is being released August 1, 2008.

Also, look for something new from me in October, 2008, called The Trouble With Destiny. It’s a funny, flipside look at this demon slaying business from the point of view of a woman who discovers that keeping the world safe from demons may mean she won’t ever make it to calculus on time again.


J.K. Coi said...

OK, I admit it. You're pretty great. And I love this interview, it's my favourite one yet!

Shiela Stewart said...

Well I just posted this really awesome responce but Blogger messed with me and didn;t post it. So let's try this again.

Awesome interview Mel and J.K.!

I was surprised you said you let your dogs chase the Polar Bears. You have to be the first Canadaian I know who doesn;t have a Polar Bear as a Pet. :)

I was touched that you mentioned my name. But there's no need to stutter, I'm as normal as they come. Well, okay so maybe normal isn't the right word to use since I'm often called weird, crazy, insane...what was I talking about again? Oh, right, normal. I am normal. :)

Duckie said...

Hey J.K.!

I work in the IP field too.. I am a patent prosecution secretary for one of the largest IP firms in the world!!

That might make us cousins! LOL

Your interview was almost as awesome as our Melly.. I enjoyed reading it.

J.K. Coi said...

Shiela. No polar bears as pets in our house. We have moose instead. That way they mow the lawn for us (if the snow melts at all that is) :)

J.K. Coi said...

Hey duckie! Isn't that cool? I've never actually met anyone else in the "real" world who works in, or has ever really heard of IP. Although when you explain what it is, of course everyone goes: "Ahh.", and then: "So, I've been fiddling around with this idea and...".

I love cake said...

Yes, Duckie I did think of you when I read her interview. I was like, "Wow, there are two of them???" ;o)

Shiela, were you Googling your name again? Is that how you figured out we were talking about you ;o)

Oh and thank you J.K. again for doing this interview. I think I forgive you now for not rating my awesomeness. :oP

Shiela Stewart said...

Dang, J.K.! Why didn't you tell me sooner to use a moose to cut my lawn. Here I've been expecting the gophers to do it and all they do is dig holes in my yard. LOL

J.K. Coi said...

See Shiela, you have no choice but to use the gophers since you're in the Prairies. :)

Smiles to everyone, especially you Melly. I'm taking the little boy child who calls me mommy every once in a while to soccer practice tonight, so if I can't stop by later, have a great night!

Shiela Stewart said...

Yes Mel, I was Googling my name. Wanna make something of it? I'm adicted, okay. Sheesh. LOL