Kristy Bromberg soccer mom turned Author of Driven series

Kristy Bromberg

Interview: How to become Driven with Kristy Bromberg

Kristy Bromberg is an author who wrote three books that each made the NY Times bestseller list. We talk about the scandalous series that really brought her on the map.  She’s also the first of the five included in “Jackie’s Fave 5.”

Below is a summary of our interview:

Quote

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

Her Journey

Kristy liked to be creative and she always liked to write. In high school, she wrote things that were too long and graduated with a degree in Political Science, so she knew she could write.  Then life got in the way. She has three young kids. 18 months ago her husband was traveling, and instead of watching television, she began to write Driven.

A Low Point

Thinking about the first book she wrote, it was a time she always questioned her creativity. Right before she released Driven, she only let her mom read it before anyone else.  She had written a book, but Kristy didn’t want people to know.

Aha Moment

Writing is a necessity for her,  so that moment was when she hit the New York Times. It was crazy because she didn’t think she’d hit #2. She realized that people liked her work.

Her work now

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All of Kristy’s books are available on Amazon.

This trilogy is about a racer with a bad past and a woman who helps abused kids and how they come together and connect through their pasts. By the third story, she knew where she was going to go. A lot of people enjoyed the second one, so she tried to make the third one stand out. She calls her books “50 Shades without the pain.” There’s this movement of empowerment for women.

What’s challenging Kristy now

The biggest challenge is following timelines. Authors don’t want to fall off their readers’ radar.

What’s exciting Kristy now

She is actually releasing a companion novella for the Driven series called Raced very soon.

Plus, Slow Burn will be available in March 2015

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Lightning Round

Book Kristy Recommends:

Ken Follett’s Pillars of the Earth

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Helpful Habit:

Not sleeping and exercising at 6pm to keep her energy up.

Helpful Person:

Bloggers help her along the way, and her agent is helping her too. Not one person in particular, but the journey has been so quick.

Internet Resource:

Facebook.  She had researched some racing terms for the books; and she did research a couple of things on Google, Wikipedia, and for synonyms for body parts in an erotic thesaurus.

If any of you, Purpose Rockstars, want a signed copy of K. Bromberg’s book, Driven, tweet @PurposeRockstar and just say you would like a signed copy of Kristy Bromberg’s Driven. We want to see your tweets. Be the first to say you want Driven.

What’s Your Purpose:

Before she was a writer, she was here to be there for her kids and make the world a better place for them. After her books, it’s giving her readers an escape. Husbands wrote to Kristy telling her they read her books, and from them they can make their relationship whole again.

Where to follow Kristy and Parting Words

Kristy is on Twitter and Facebook. Or you can follow her website, www.kbromberg.com.

“Reach for the stars. If you have a dream, keep going for it.”

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