Interview with Lisa Dabrowski aka Mistress Rosie, author of Dr. Sadistic’s House of Whorrors
Piquant little fables and anecdotes from the documents of Mistress Rosie, dominatrix, sexual terrorist and demi Goddess. Poignant accounts of male correction that are both arousing and politically subversive
Age: Old Enough to Know Better but Too Young to Care
Where are you from: Lorain, Ohio on The Beautiful Shores of Lake Erie In The United States
A little about yourself, your education Family life etc: I have an Education in the trades, I spend most days caring for My Autistic Son Matthew who has enriched my life on many levels. I also Have my Trio of Terror, Three lovely little little girls who give me a run for the money, I am blessed to have my grandbabies in my life.
Tell us your latest news: While I will be the first to admit that I am more comfortable writing short stories, I am currently working on a Transgressive Fiction Novella.
When and why did you begin writing? I first began writing at the age of 3 years old. My Father would have me read Books and write Essays about what I learned from them. He was forced to quit school in the 8th grade to tend the fields and wanted to make sure that I had every opportunity afforded me.
When did you first consider yourself a writer? I believe I considered myself a writer while in Grammar School. They Held a Young Author’s Competition and I entered it. I was selected to represent our school at the conference. I have since found that old book, about bullying, edited it, and have put it up on Amazon. It is called THE ZOOPS.
What inspired you to write your first book? My First Novel is actually an Antholgy, and is Titled Dr. Sadistic’s House of Whorrors. My Editor actually helped me to come up with the title. Dr. Sadistic is a Character in a few of the stories, and the word “Whorror” is a Genre Blur of Erotica, Horror and Satire.
Do you have a specific writing style? It varies Transgressive to Satire, and I love Poetry.
How did you come up with the title? From The Character Dr. Sadistic
Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp? There is Karmic Justice in This World.
How much of the book is realistic? A wee bit.
Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life? I will admit that I develop characters based on people that I know.
What books have most influenced your life most? a mentor?Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and anything By The Marquis de Sade, Both men were brilliant and lived full lives. As far as a Mentor goes, I have a Former Navy man whom I have a great deal of respect for, My Waterwitch, he has helped me with my writing, been my muse, and added so much to my life.
What book are you reading now? Matthew, Mark, Luke, John….
Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest? Matt Shaw, I really love his style, and Dona Fox, she is spellbinding.
What are your current projects? I am working on a script and a novella, and Myself, which is a Job in and of itself.
Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members: My buddy Shane. , T.S. Woolard. I went through a rough patch where it just seemed like I was odd man out, and One day all my support system had vanished, but Shane stuck by my side , and even when I became involved in my community doing a local event for charity and became too bust for social activity, I manged to keep that connection going. It kept me sane..
Do you see writing as a career? I see myself doing it until I grow old and wither.
If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book? Probably not.
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated? With a Nudge from My Father.
Can you share a little of your current work with us? Not at this time
Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing? Sometimes when I do Historical Fiction, It’s a bit of a challenge to use the language they would have used in that era.
Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work? I have a tremendous amount of respect for Stephen King actually. The Character development, the suspense, the teasers, cliffhangers along the way all building up to that BAM in your face moment that you never saw coming. He’s brilliant.
Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)? No
Who designed the covers? Errol Undercliffe did Dr. Sadistic’s House of Whorrors , I have done all of My other cover myself.
What was the hardest part of writing your book? Compiling it and Editing.
Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it? Finish what you Start.
Do you have any advice for other writers?Be persistent and Consistent. If someone gives you a critique, take it under advisement, and see what you can do to improve. By the same token, don’t let too much praise go to your Ego, always find ways to work on yourself , improve yourself, and your writing will improve. Attitude is EVERYTHING.
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?Stay Open Minded and Positive, Live Happy Joyous and Free.
Do you remember the first book you read? Webster’s Dictionary
What makes you laugh/cry? My son Matthew, He just fills my heart
Is there one person pass or present you would meet and why? I would like to meet Abe Lincoln. My Father had a great love and Respect for President Lincoln, and would often tell me when he sat me down to my studies if “ Abe Lincoln could Get an Education from Books , so can you”. I would like to learn from Lincoln what his ambitions were when he was chasing Education.
What do you want written on your head stone and why? Queen Mother of All Bitches Because I am Known for Being One, and I don’t want to be stripped of My Title
Other than writing do you have any hobbies? Walks on the Beach, Reading, Netflix
What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching? The Walking Dead, Gotham, Bates Motel and The Following
Favorite foods / Colors/ Music Chicken and Dumplings is my favourite food, Purple is My favourite colour, and I groove to The Bee Gees
If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done? A Doctor or Lawyer or A Singer In a Rock and Roll Band
Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it? http://lifeandcrimesofmistressrosie.com/