A guest-blog for the wonderful Patricia Asedegbega! Thank you Patricia for the opportunity to join the other fabulous authors on your children’s authors blog cycle.
Today, we end our children´s authors cycle with Alex Marchant. I do hope you all enjoy it.
-What inspired you to become an author of children’s/young adult books?
I think it’s because that’s pretty much who I am. In chronological time I may be rather older (I’ll leave you guessing on just how much), but in my head I’m still somewhere between 12 and 16 –depending on the day and my mood. I wrote throughout my childhood and teenage years, and I must have assumed my writing would grow up with me. Around my middle twenties it occurred to me that both I and it were pretty much stuck about 10 years before my actual age, and that was who I still wanted to write my stories for.
-Do you consider it more difficult than other genres? (If so why?)
It’s really the only one I’ve ever known, so I…
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