Author interview 145 – Erick Williams

Erick Williams Texas, United States in Texas   Age 54 Romelia: WHAT IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY YOUR BOOK HAS CHANGED SINCE THE FIRST DRAFT?  Erick Williams: When I first started writing the book it was a story about the dangers of the gang life style, it is now a menacing teenage love triangle. Romelia: WHAT PERSPECTIVES OR BELIEFS HAVE YOU CHALLENGED WITH THIS WORK?  Erick Williams: … Continuă să citești Author interview 145 – Erick Williams

Author interview 144 – Raymond F. Klein

Romelia: WHAT IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY YOUR BOOK HAS CHANGED SINCE THE FIRST DRAFT? Raymond F. Klein: Taking chapter one, editing it down and making it chapter two. And then writing a prologue. Romelia: WHAT PERSPECTIVES OR BELIEFS HAVE YOU CHALLENGED WITH THIS WORK? Raymond F. Klein: Not many. Romelia: WHAT INSPIRED THE IDEA FOR YOUR BOOK? Raymond F. Klein: The idea for the story … Continuă să citești Author interview 144 – Raymond F. Klein

Author interview 143 – Robert G. Williscroft

Robert G. Williscroft USA Age 79 Romelia: When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? Robert G. Williscroft: When I read my first real book—age seven or so. I didn’t do much about it until my teens, and then I wrote and submitted a (terrible) short story to John W. Campbell, Jr., at Analog Science Fact & Fiction Magazine (it may still … Continuă să citești Author interview 143 – Robert G. Williscroft

Author interview 142 – Katharine E. Wibell

Katharine E. Wibell United States of America Age 32 Romelia: WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT PART OF YOUR ARTISTIC PROCESS? Katharine E. Wibell:   Currently, this might be reconciling the part of me who wants to keep my entities true to their mythological sources with the part of me that wants to keep my personal depictions unique. Depending on the book/series, I might lean one way … Continuă să citești Author interview 142 – Katharine E. Wibell

Author Interview 141 – Zachary A. Pieper

Zachary A. Pieper      United states Age 27 Romelia:   WHICH OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE AN ACTIVIST, AND WHAT KIND? Zachary A. Pieper:   Probably angel, if she was the spunk to rebel against an empire with military force, I’d say she has the spunk to yell about stuff. Romelia:   DO YOU PLAY MUSIC WHILE YOU WRITE – AND, IF SO, WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE? … Continuă să citești Author Interview 141 – Zachary A. Pieper

Author interview 140 – Jonathan Pembroke

Jonathan Pembroke United States Age 49 Romelia:   WHAT IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY YOUR BOOK HAS CHANGED SINCE THE FIRST DRAFT? Jonathan Pembroke:   Talking about Rumble in Woodhollow, Book One in The Holly Sisters, the first draft of the story focused more heavily on the climax and final confrontation between Sydney, the protagonist, and her enemies. By the time it was done, I put a lot … Continuă să citești Author interview 140 – Jonathan Pembroke

Author interview 139 – Glen Dahlgren

Glen Dahlgren USA Age 53 Romelia:   WHAT IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY YOUR BOOK HAS CHANGED SINCE THE FIRST DRAFT? Glen Dahlgren:   I tend to think about my story’s plot and world first. I knew much more about my world and what was going to happen there than I did about my characters. After receiving some much-needed feedback from my early readers, I dived into both … Continuă să citești Author interview 139 – Glen Dahlgren

Author interview 138 – Sidney Williams

Sidney Williams United States Age 58 Romelia:   WHICH OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE AN ACTIVIST, AND WHAT KIND? Sidney Williams:   Allison Rose, the protagonist of Dark Hours is a bit of a crusader, so I think she’d take home that “most likely” trophy easily. Allison is a journalism/new media major at her school because she’s driven and wants to highlight matters that … Continuă să citești Author interview 138 – Sidney Williams

Author interview 137 – Anthony Tonelli

Anthony Tonelli United States Age 50 Romelia:   WHICH OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE AN ACTIVIST, AND WHAT KIND? Anthony Tonelli:   I’d have to say Cleon Strong. Definitely political activism or possibly social justice. Romelia:   DO YOU PLAY MUSIC WHILE YOU WRITE – AND, IF SO, WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE? Anthony Tonelli:   I always try to work to music, I prefer instrumental music like … Continuă să citești Author interview 137 – Anthony Tonelli

Author interview 136 – Mark Stallings

Mark Stallings Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Age 51 Romelia:   WHAT IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY YOUR BOOK HAS CHANGED SINCE THE FIRST DRAFT? Mark Stallings:   For book 1, I took David Farland’s Fantasy Writing Workshop in Dublin, Ireland. My writing definitely leveled up because of that workshop. I think I was on Chapter 16/38 at that time so I had to go apply what I learned … Continuă să citești Author interview 136 – Mark Stallings