Interview with the children´s author Alex Marchant…

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.

Patricia´s corner

Today, we end our children´s authors cycle with Alex Marchant. I do hope you all enjoy it.

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-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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A Ricardian since a teenager, and following stints as an archaeologist and in publishing, Alex now lives and works in King Richard’s own country, not far from his beloved York and Middleham
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