Friday, February 15, 2019

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Valentine Countdown Blitz: Kat by Author Ren Garcia: Day 10

Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature. 

Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood. He also has a passion for caving, urban archeology, taking pictures of clouds, and architecture. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, and their four dogs.

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Raised in the dark under the lash of the Black Hat Sisterhood, when the woman who would become known as Kat, is sent on a suicide mission into the heart of the League, she was not expected to survive. Her mission: discover the identity of the fabled Shadow tech Goddess, a being who does not exist. All other considerations, including her possible death, are secondary.

But, Kat is guided by higher powers, by merciful hands that feed her, clothe her and whisper in her ear. As she watches the sun rise for the first time, she recalls their words: “Be strong,” they said. “You have much to live for.

Q&A With the Author:

1.      Tell us about things you enjoy — what you do for fun or personal satisfaction besides writing?  
--I like to play volleyball, ice hockey and go cave exploring.
2.      When did you first realize you were an author?  
--Since 1st or 2nd grade. I’ve always had a big imagination.
3.      Have you done anything writing-related, but besides actually writing your books, that seemed to get a lot of positive response? Something that encouraged you?   
--Not that I can think of.
4.      What is the thing you struggle with the most while writing? And how do you defeat it? 
 --After 13 books, it’s difficult to stay fresh and original. I try not to repeat myself, but it gets tough sometimes.
5.      What is the “message” of your writing? (For example, is your purpose to encourage old-fashioned values, encourage romance, or do you have different purposes in different books?)  
--My hidden messages and themes vary with the books. For Kat—I tried to demonstrate that all things, no matter how unlikely, have the potential to better themselves.
6.      Are your characters/stories/scenes, etc. based on anything in real life?  
--Not really. Sort of, but no.
7.      What are your future projects?  
--Still trying to finish the Shadow tech goddess series, and then, who knows …

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