Jenny Blackford answers 12 Curly Questions

Jenny Blackford, author of  The Girl in the Mirror,  is showcased on the popular Kids’ Book Review regular feature, 12 Curly Questions.

To find out how Jenny answers such curly questions as what book character would you like to be, and if you could time travel, what year would you go to, check out her interview on Kids’ Book Review here.

 

Another great interview with Simon Higgins

Story arcs, staying relevant as a writer in the digital age, repurposing stories, and more: there’s a great new interview with Simon Higgins on the VFXScience site.

Here’s a short extract:

My new novel is Tomodachi: The Forest of the Night. Just published in Australia, with foreign and movie rights still up for grabs (though not for long, I suspect). It’s a fish-out-of-water adventure tale: a shipwrecked youth from a noble English House trying to survive in war-torn feudal Japan…with a little help from his friends. Samurai action, the Japanese spirit world and a murder investigation.

You can read the whole interview here.

Interview with Simon Higgins on Kids’ Book Review

There’s a great interview with Simon Higgins, author of Tomodachi: The Forest of the Night, at the fabulous Kids’ Book Review site. Simon gets asked ‘Twelve Curly Questions’ and replies with twelve interesting answers!

Here’s a little taster:

Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you. 
The two most unusual jobs I have ever had were: 1. Being a roaring monster in a circus ghost train (had to wear a giant rubber head and hairy suit) and, 2. Being a camel handler, helping children to climb on the camel for rides and leading the animal, for the same circus. Many years later, I rode a camel into the Egyptian desert and my guide was surprised at how familiar I was with ‘camel nature’. So, I say, everything you experience is useful. Even weird stuff!

You can read the whole interview here.