Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

I want to thank Deanie from Thoughts and Ideas of Deanie Humphrys-Dunne for tagging me. She is super nice and if you have the time, please pay her a visit. She can really do with a few more followers and blogging friends.

The rules
Answer the 10 questions and then tag 4 other people

The 10 Questions

1-What is the working title of your book?
The Amaranthine

2-Where did the idea come from for the book?
I was just in a really bad place in my life and I needed some cheering up, so one day I woke up with the idea in my head about Immortals and how I had a story that needed to be written. I liked the idea of living in a different world.

3-What genre does your book fall under?
Romance, but more specifically, paranormal romance. 

4-Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
For my main character, Claire, I would say a 23 year old Salma Hayak. As for her soul mate and love interest...I have not yet seen an actor that has Alex's dark and handsome features.

5-What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?
Claire soon finds herself drawn to the immortal world after meeting the handsome Amaranthine warrior, Alex. 

6-Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
Hopefully it will be represented by an agency. I am in the process of looking for someone to buy or represent this book. 

7- How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
It took between two to three months. 

8-What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
I would say The Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter and Jacob by Jacqueline Franks. I read both these books afterwards and loved them. 

9-Who or What inspired you to write this book?
I deep need to create or temporary live in a world that I wished I could belong to myself. The real one was not working out so well for me at the time. It still isn't, which is why I still end up running off to my imaginary worlds whenever I can. 

10-What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?
My main character, Claire, is easy to relate to and the themes about the underdog saving the day and good triumphing over evil really comes through. That is if you like that sort of thing. And then there is the other theme about a soul mate being out there for every one, no matter how messed up you are. 

I am tagging
Katie KCross Writing
Crystal Crystal Collier: Young Adult Author

If you don't have a project at the moment, you can talk about a past project or any other project you like. Enjoy!

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