Today, I had the privilege to interview Kyra Dune, author of "Shadow of the Dragon." Enjoy the interview and be sure to check out Kyra and her other novels!
Why do you write?
Because there's nothing else I love more.
What do you do to prepare before you actually begin writing? Music, tea, coffee, etc.?
All I need is a couple of bottles of water and some music and I'm ready to go.
Do you have a writing routine/schedule?
Most days I write for 2-3 hours of a morning, 2 hours of the afternoon, an hour and half of the evening, and then an hour at night.
What’s your favorite part of the creative process?
The final draft when everything is coming together and it finally starts to feel like a story.
What is your book that you are promoting about?
It's about a young woman whose world is gripped in the thrall of an endless winter. When her home is destroyed by a dragon, she and her younger brother must strike out across the frozen wasteland in search of civilization.
Why do you write for the Young Adult audience?
I never planned to write YA books, they just seem to come naturally to me.
Who is your favorite character from your novel?
Any advice for aspiring authors who would like to be published?
Just keep trying. No matter what hurdles might get in your way, if you really want something go for it even if it seems impossible.
Is there anything that you are working on currently that we can be expecting?
I'm working on five projects at the moment. Two adult books and three YA.
If you stranded on an island and you can only bring 3 books and one CD, what would you bring and why?
Books: The Stand by Stephen King, Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard, Dragons Of Summer Flame by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman, because I love all three of these books and they're really big so it would take awhile to read them. CD: Phobia by Breaking Benjamin because that's my favorite band.
Quick Fire Questions:
1. McDonalds or Burger King? Neither. Yuck.
2. Coffee or Tea? Tea
3. Book or Kindle? Book
4. Romance or Thriller? Thriller
5. Favorite book? Firestarter by Stephen King
6. Favorite movie? Labyrinth
7. Favorite author? Stephen King
8. iPhone or Android? Neither
9. Favorite color? Purple
10. Salty or Sweet? Salty
Check out Kyra and her book at the links below:
Be sure to check out "Shadow of the Dragon."