Here is the second half of the magical interview with Multi Award Winning Author, Diane Mae Robinson.
Any fun facts about you that we do not know?
I’m an avid outdoors person; hard to get me to write my own name when summer comes. I have 5 horses, only one of which I ride. For several years, I rode with a synchronized, western musical riding group. We toured all over Alberta. I’ve had 2 concussions, yep, both horse related.
List your top ten memorable books.
Black Beauty, The Gnome Mobile, Wuthering Heights, Lord of The Rings, Anna Karenina, Of Mice and Men, The Great Gatsby, Great Expectations, The Chronicles of Narnia, Oliver Twist. Continue reading
By Diane Mae Robinson
As a children’s chapter book author, the first and most important aspect of my writing process involves finding my “child voice”. “Child Voice” is a term in children’s literature that interprets into the author being able to get inside the heads of their children characters; think and act as those children characters would think and act and, thus, be able to write about them with ease.
Through all my years of studying children’s literature and children’s behavior, a major lesson I have learned is that to write for children the writer must have a certain level of immaturity along with the ability to remember the art of play. In my case, this is very doable, and when my friends call me immature, I take that as a compliment that I am on the right creative track. Continue reading
List your top ten Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Books / Movies… (We all know either the book came from the movie or the movie came from the book.)
- The Hobbit
- The Lord of the Rings (3 Books)
- The Dark Towers series by Steven King (7 books)
- The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind (14 books)
- The Never Ending Story
- Chronicles of Narnia
Today we are spotlighting the multi-award winning Young Adult Fantasy series by Diane M. Robinson called THE PEN PIEYU ADVENTURES. The books are about a princess named Petra who wishes to become a knight.
Book 1: SIR PRINCESS PETRA Continue reading