Today, several sites featured an interview with Cinda Williams Chima. Here’s her interview.
What one thing do you need to have when you write?
Describe your book in 5 words
Wizards misbehave, magic goes mutant.
What is the hardest line to write- the first or the last?
Usually the lines in between.
Best writing tip you ever received?
Give yourself permission to write badly.
Tell us 5 random facts about yourself.
1. I am a twin.
2. I am named after a character in a novel.
3. I didn’t really start driving until I was 27.
4. I am descended from Puritans and scoundrels.
5. I used to be in a folk music band.
Where’s your favorite place to write?
On a balcony overlooking the ocean.
What are you working on now?
I’m writing The Sorcerer Heir, the fifth book in a trilogy.
At what point in the development of an idea do you know that it will become a full-length novel?
When I’m finished with a full-length novel.