Unexpected Skype issues forced This Manic Mama to take a hiatus. She thought that while she was visiting her parents she might as well interview her mom, author JY Lilly (a.k.a. Lillian, a.k.a. Mom). J.Y. Lilly hails from Edmonton Canada. She is entering the Fantasy genre with her first book A Shard of History: Moment of Truth on a dare to herself. She is a mother, grandmother, and wife. She is also a painter and artist in her own right. J.Y.