Hello and welcome to my blog, Author Interviews. My name is Fiona Mcvie.
Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age?
My name is J.T. Joseph and I am 29 years old.
Fiona: Where are you from?
I am from Fort Worth, Texas.
Fiona: A little about yourself (ie, your education, family life, etc.).
I have a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of North Texas.
Fiona: Tell us your latest news.
I recently released my debut novel,“The Adventures of Mary Nobleman”.
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
I started writing when I was a high school sophomore. I have always thought of myself as a creative person.
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
I considered myself a writer when I fell in love with writing stories.
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
It was a combination of the TheDa Vinci Code and the Arthurian legends.
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
I wanted my readers to know right away that my main character was on an adventurous journey.
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style? Is there anything about your style or genre that you find particularly challenging?
No. I would say research, because my stories are mostly inspired by myths or legends from different cultures.
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic and are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
It is completely fictional.
Fiona: To craft your works, do you have to travel? Before or during the process?
No, but I am open to the idea.
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
My publisher did it for me.
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
That life is an adventure.
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest? Who is your favorite writer, and what is it about their work that really strikes you?
I have not read any new authors yet. My favorite author is Dan Brown, because his novels take the reader on a journey. He also makesthereader think about different concepts.
Fiona: Outside of family members, name one entity that supported your commitment to become a published author.
Morgan James Publishing
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
Yes, I want to make a living as a writer.
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
No, because I like how my novel turned out.
Fiona: Did you learn anything during the writing of your recent book?
No, because King Arthur is a well-known character.
Fiona: If your book was made into a film, who would you like to play the lead?
I would want my main character to be played by a new actress.
Fiona: Any advice for other writers?
You should never give up, no matter how long it takes!
Fiona: Anything specific you want to tell your readers?
Life is an adventure and you should enjoy it.
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
I have been too busy with my writing and marketing; but I want to read Originby Dan Brown in the near future.
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
I have read many books, but I always likedthe Harry Potter series.
Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?
I like comedy movies and TV shows.
Fiona: Is there one person, past or present, you would love to meet? Why?
I would love to meet Dan Brown, because he seems like an interesting person and his writing inspires me.
Fiona: Do you have any hobbies?
I like to dance sometimes.
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
I enjoy TV shows like The Big Bang Theory,and movies like The Avengers.
Fiona: Favorite foods, colors, music?
My favorite food is Italian. My favoritecolor is blue. My favorite music is Rock and Roll.
Fiona: Imagine a future where you no longer write. What would you do?
I would probably go into advertising.
Fiona: You only have 24 hours to live how would you spend that time?
I would spend the time with my family and friends.
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone?
“He was a successful author and wrote many books and was an inspiration for family and friends.”
Fiona: Do you have a blog or website readers can visit for updates, events and special offers?
I don’t have a website or blog, but I have social media accounts for updates.
The e-book is on kindle, kobo, nook, and google play
The paperback is in stores and online