Interview with Al Stone, Author of Talisman Of El
To find out more about how I started in writing and how I develop my plots and characters, head over to Were Vamps Romance and read the interview.
Excerpt from the interview:
Can you tell us a little about yourself?
My name is Alecia Stone. I majored in film at university and have a great love for films and an even greater love for literature. For me the two kind of go hand in hand. I can’t live without either. When I’m not writing, I like to listen to music – and sing along until I’m told to be quiet – hang out with friends and go to the movies. If I wasn’t a writer, I’d probably me working in the film industry or floating around somewhere at NASA, exploring the universe.
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Yes. I was about fourteen when I started reading Pride and Prejudice by the wonderful Jane Austen. It’s my favourite book to this day. I remember finishing the book and thinking, ‘I wished I’d written that’. I fell in love with the story and the characters (Mr. Darcy, in particular). I felt as though the author had a great passion for her story that I greatly admired. It’s a great feeling to love a book but an even greater feeling to fall in love with the art of storytelling.
What surprised you the most about the writing/publishing process?
Well, I didn’t anticipate how often you had to edit a book before it was in pristine condition. Editing, for me, was the most time consuming of the writing process, but I liked the fact that I had something to work with, so I didn’t complain.
Read the full interview at Were Vamps Romance.