Interview Dawn Cook / Kim Harrison

Trommelwirbel bitte - hier ein Interview mit Dawn Cook (alias Kim Harrison).
Ihr Buch "Die Erste Wahrheit" war das allererste Fantasy Buch das ich gelesen habe =)
Und bis heute ist es mein absolutes Lieblingsbuch - Lieblingsserie ...

What/ Who got you motivated to write?
I first started writing when I could not find anything to read that I like.

How did you get the idea to write your books? 
My first story "first truth" was a story I imagine when I was in high school.

How long have you worked on your books until they finally release?
My first book took about 6 years. Now I work on a book for about a year befor I turn it in.

Are there other books planned (new series)? 
The Hollows will have 13 books. The Truth and the Princess books are done.

When did you start writing?
I started writing in '95 and became published in 2001

How do you design your writing and what is important? 
I like to plut all my stories out, but I never stick to my outlines and I usually have to rewrite my oluts at least 3 times befor I am done with my rangh draft

How much time do you spend for your books? 
anywhere from 9 months to a year.

Has the book self-developed or do you know exactly what you want the reader to know? 
Most of my stories developed as they go along, but I try to stay to the story I want to tell.

When are you most creative? 
Early in the morning and between 3 and 6 p.m.

Do you live by writing or do you have another job? 
I make my living with writing.

How important is writing to you? 
Its what I do. I am lucky that I can make a living with it.

Why have you chosen the genre fantasy? 
I grew up reading science fiction and fantasy and it was natural fo combinate them.

Why should readers read your book? 
Because they are fun! Exciting! And my characters are very likable.

What is it for a feeling - to know that readers came to the bookstore only because of your books? 
It is one of the best feelings in the world.

Do you have any tips for author newcomers?
Yes. Writ every day if you can and share your work with other writers.

What was the most beautiful Experience in your life?
Becoming a Mom

Dawns Werke auf einen Blick:
Die Erste Wahrheit
Die geheime Wahrheit
Die Verlorene Wahrheit
Die Letzte Wahrheit

Die Tochter der Königin 
Die gesandte der Königin

Kims Werke auf einen Blick:

Madison Avery - Todgeküsste Leben länger
Madison Avery - Der Tod trägt Turnschuhe  
Madison Avery - Böse Mädchen sterben nicht

Bis in die Ewigkeit 

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