Welcome to this Friday’s edition of the YA Indie Carnival! Woo-hoo! Happy Friday!
Today’s topic is: Why do I write Paranormal?
That’s pretty easy, actually. Because there is nothing else that is so much fun to write, in my opinion. In paranormal fiction, anything can happen. And I mean anything. In my book, Fated, Macy (Harmonia) gets to ride a pegasus and fight a dragon, for pete’s sake. If I can think it up, the Paranormal genre will take it, and I love that. There are no boundaries to the outrageousness.
The trick in writing paranormal is to make it seem realistic and not too fantastical to be plausible. And that is more difficult than it sounds. Seriously, have you ever tried writing about killing a dragon as though it is something that is an everyday thing? Not a simple feat, my friends.
So while it is fun, it offers challenges of its own that I would never have expected. But honestly, I wouldn’t have it any other way. Out of my four YA books that are currently on the market, THREE of them are paranormal.
So anyway, that’s my answer. They say that blondes have the most fun… but let me tell you something. My hair has been every color of the rainbow and I can say with certainty… that Paranormal writers do!
Please take a moment and click on some of the links below to hear some of my colleagues’ answers as you make your way around the YA Indie Carnival today. Have a great weekend!