Meet the Author Monday: SC Cunningham

SC Cunningham

It’s Meet the Author Monday! Each week we meet a new author and get to know a little about them, their writing process, publishing experience, and tips for other writers. Today we’re talking to SC Cunningham, author of For My Sins.

About SC Cunningham:

Having worked in the worlds of sport, music, celebrity management, child charity, and crime (CID Crime Investigator, Major Crime Team Intel Analyst, Wanted & Absconder Unit), Cunningham creates psychological thrillers with a skilled mix of fuelled tension, dark humor, and pulsating passion, offering a fresh level of sincerity and authority, rare in fiction.

About For My Sins:

David is a deliciously cunning, charming, playful, deadly, bi-sexual-tour-de-force. But be warned, he has a death list, male or female, if you see him, run… fast! With a target on his back and time running out, he escapes prison to join a rogue police unit, helping them expose a celebrity trafficking ring in exchange for his freedom. But all is not what it seems, and David, being David, just can’t resist pushing boundaries way too far… has lady luck finally given up on him?

A raunchy, provocative, fun, thriller with Lock Stock v Killing Eve v Line of Duty v 50 Shades v Equalizer vibes. Buckle up, grab a glass of wine, close the bedroom door, and read alone!

Author Interview with SC Cunningham:

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  1. First of all, tell me about your book.

A seasoned criminal escapes prison to fulfil the final kill on his revenge list. With a target on his back and time running out he joins forces with rogue MI6 operatives to close down a sex-trafficking ring and protect the love of his life. But someone has other ideas…

  1. What does the title mean?

It’s a throwback to David’s time at boarding school, he was abused by his headmaster and school priest, from the age of seven to seventeen. The silence of the betrayal was instilled through fear and shame. Young David gave up on his faith and turned to evil to survive, killing those on his penance list. Decades later, for his sins, he now understands his purpose, and has found his calling.

  1. Was there anything you had to research for the book?

Yes, lots, there always is with writing. I hope I never have my laptop seized for evidence in a crime, forensics would find an abundance of strange stuff being researched, ie; blood splatter, gun usage, hanging, length of time to bleed out, S&M behaviour, how deep can a scalpel cut? etc.

  1. Is there really a such thing as writer’s block?

I don’t look at it as writer’s block, I see it as part of the process. There are times when my subconscious has not yet completely formulated the idea in my mind, so I step aside and do something else whilst waiting. For me, my procrastination is shabby-chicing. My mind empties as I paint, allowing the shift to happen, and boom! I’m back at my desk.

  1. How early was it that you realized how powerful words can be?

At about 10yrs, our homework was to write about our weekend. I talked about going to the seaside. My teacher cried with laughter at the words; ‘we stepped out of the car and saw oceans of uncontrollable flesh stretched out on the beach.’ I stared at her not understanding her reaction. ‘You’re a writer,’ she said.

  1. What do you consider to be your writing lucky charm?

I always have good smells around when I write, sometimes classical music, and a few cats and dogs sleeping around my desk.

  1. Do you think someone could be a good writer without suffering first?

Life experiences have definitely helped me, but as long as your write what you know, or what your passion is, you will write with authority and nail it.

  1. Do you have a hidden message in your writings for a particular person or group?

Only in that I want to empower those that read it. For them to come away with a better understanding, another point of view, a wry smile, a shake of head, and laughter.

  1. Can readers expect any more books in this series?

Yes, they can expect more of the same in The Fallen Angel Series, the next is called Already Dead.

  1. What can we expect from you in the future?

I’m halfway through the eight books of The Fallen Angel Series, with David now in the mix, things are hotting up, I love the power he brings.

To learn more about S C Cunningham, here’s where you can find her:

Author Website:
Twitter: @SCCunningham8

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Published by Kelly Schuknecht

Kelly Schuknecht is a marketer with a background in the publishing industry. She is passionate about all things related to books and loves helping authors navigate the world of social media for book promotion. She recently launched the course Marketing Your Book on TikTok.

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