Recently, I was contacted by myself and asked if I was interested in being interviewed, and after some messaging back and forth, a time was set when we’d be together. I was expecting more of a studio atmosphere, but instead it was more like my office. Anyway, following the initial embarrassment stemming from wearing the same thing to the interview, we got down to business.
Okay, more serious now. There was an element of stream of consciousness to this. I just started and went as fast as I could…
ME (interviewer): So, a little background. You’re a fantasy writer currently working on your fourth unpublished novel? Good gosh, is that right?
Christina (interviewee): It’s complicated. They’re interconnected and I’m rewriting the second book.
ME: And your brand of fantasy is what?
Christina: Other world fantasy with an early 20th century feel. A bit like the world my grandparents grew up in, I suppose, but with magic. My connection to the era is that my grandfather worked for Thomas Edison for awhile. I didn’t know that until after he’d passed away.
ME: So, that would have been on the east coast…
Christina: Yeah. I grew up on Long Island, New York. I’m a product of the suburbs, but I’ve lived in many different places across the country.
ME: Such as?
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