Author Interview and Giveaway Link – Al Stone and the Talisman of El
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1. Where did the idea for Talisman of El come from?
Well, to be honest, I have no idea where the story came from. It sort of just happened – just popped into my head. I thank my lucky stars every day. It started with just the character of Charlie Blake. He appeared to me as a young orphan who had a story to tell, and we just took it from there. There have been two versions of Talisman Of El. When I first started writing the book in June 2008, it wasn’t anything like what it is today. It was a completely different story. Fast forward two years later; I started on the second and final version of Talisman Of El, which is the story that is going to be released on May 20, 2012.
I will say that there were a few things that helped develop the story. I read an article a while back about a farmer who vanished in front of his two children and was never seen again. He just disappeared into thin air. I found the story fascinating, and it made me question a few things about the strange things that happen in the world – things no one seems to have an answer for. So, I took that thought and soon, the world of Arcadia was born. The story took on a life of its own. Writing this book has been a great adventure for me, and I hope readers will also enjoy the journey.
2. What is your favorite part in your book (w/o spoilers!!)?
For me, favourite means the part in my book I enjoyed writing the most. Without giving anything away, I would have to say my favourite part takes place in …
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