Caddo Bend by Mary Dan Eades

Mary Dan Eades

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.

In the non-fiction realm I've authored or co-authored 14 books by mainstream publishers. I have not written and published 2 books in this romantic fiction genre and the 3rd book in that series is underway.

What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?

Caddo Bend series was inspired in 1996 by a conversation with our literary agent who when I said I'd like to write fiction said 'write a novel about a lady doctor in the rural South' and that's what I wrote. Starting in the late 90s, then shelved, then resurrected as a screenplay in the early 2000s and then turned into a novel in 2022-23.

Which Websites you like most to promote your book

I try to promote on booktok and instagram. I have my own website

Do you have any advice for new authors?

Write. Write every day. Even if it isn't good. Even if you end up deleting some or all of it. Just write. A writer writes. Do it!

What is the best advice you have ever heard?

You'll never make a shot you don't take.

What are you reading now?

Outlander series A Breath of Snow and Ashes

What’s next for you as a writer?

I am working on Book 3 of my romantic fiction series, tentatively called A Rising Sun.

If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?

Outlander, Lonesome Dove, Anna Karenina, and The Dead.

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