Outside In Interview with Maria V. Snyder

h3OutsideInh3pOkayIdidprovethattheresmoretoInsidethanweknew.Awholeworldexistsbeyondthiscubewelivein.Andfindingthatledtoamajorrebellionbetweenworkerscrubslikemeandthesnobbyupperswhoruleourworld.Makethatruled.Becauseofmewerefree.IthoughtthatmeantIwasoffthehookandcouldgooffonmyownagainwhilestilltouchingbasewithRileyofwelearnedthattheresoutsideandthenthereisOutsideAndsomethingfromOutsidewantsIncourse.HestheoneupperIthinkIcantrust.Butthen.brbrOutsideInisthesecondtitleintheInsiderseriesfollowingInsideOut.brbrstrongMariaV.SnyderstrongisnowaNewYorkTimesbestsellingauthorandhaswrittenthreeseriestodatetheSoulfindersSeriesGlassSeriesandnowthepostapocalypticteensagaInsideOutandOutsideInoutApril2011andJuly2011respectively.brbrImpressivelyMariadoesalotofhandsonresearchforhernovels.HerhusbandscareerasachocolatetasterwasahugehelpinwritingherfirstnovelPoisonStudywhosemaincharacterisapoisontaster.InherpursuitofauthenticityinherbooksMariahaslearnedtoblowglassrideahorsepickalockfencestudiedmartialartsandevenvisitedamensmaximumsecurityprisonallinthenameofwriting.brbrAfterfindingsuccesswithherfirstfewnovelsMariareturnedtoschoolandearnedaMAinWritingfromSetonHillUniversityandisnowmentoringyoungaspiringwritersoncampus.ShecurrentlylivesinPennsylvania.brbrWhileherfirstnovelwaswrittenforanadultaudienceSnydernowwritesinboththeadultandyoungadultstreamsandhasbecomealeadingvoiceintheyoungadultgenrecaptivatingteenandadultreadersalikewithhercompellingmixofromanceandfantasy.brbrHavingtouredAmericaandEnglandAustralianfansareeagerforMariaV.SnydertovisitdownunderevenlaunchingaletterwritingcampaigninanefforttobringhertoAustraliabutherfansneedwaitnomorebrbrInAugust2011MariawillbebringingherknowledgeandloveofwritingtoAustraliafortheByronBayWritersFestival.Shellalsobespeakingatnumerousschoolsaroundthecountrytoinspireyoungwriterstoputpentopaperandfindpassionintheartofstorytelling.brbrReaderscanfindmoreinformationonherbooksincludingthefirstchaptersofeachanumberoffreeshortstoriesandmoreinformationonMariaatherwebsitearelnofollowhrefhttpwww.MariaVSnyder.comtargetblankwww.MariaVSnyder.comabrbrstrongOutsideInstrongbrHarlequinTeenbrAuthorMariaV.SnyderbrPrice19.99brbrbrph3InterviewwithMariaV.Snyderh3pstrongQuestionstrongDoyouhaveapreferencebetweenwritingforadultsorteenagersbrbrstrongMariaV.SnyderstrongNo.Ireallyenjoythembothandtruthfullywritethesamewayforboth.ItsjustmyYAsbookstendtobeshorterandtheprotagonistalittleyoungerthanmyadultbooks.AlthoughIloveinteractingwithmyYAreaderstheyresuperfunbrbrbrstrongQuestionstrongCanyoutalkaboutyourappearanceattheupcomingByronBayWritersFestivalbrbrstrongMariaV.SnyderstrongIwillbeparticipatinginanumberofpanelsduringtheweekend.Panelsarewhereafewauthorsgettogetheranddiscussacertainsubjectaboutwriting.Thursday4AugustIllbeonapanelaboutVampiresvs.grittyrealism.Friday5AugustIllbetalkingaboutwritingforaYAmarket.Saturday6AugustwerediscussinghowtogettherighttoneforYAs.AndonSunday7AugustIget45minutestotalkaboutmyselfJactuallyaboutmyjourneythroughthepublishingmachine.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongWhatinspiredtheInsiderseriesbrbrstrongMariaV.SnyderstrongAdreamIdreamtthewholestoryofInsideOutincludingplotcharactersandeventhetwistsIveneverhadadreamlikethatbeforeorsinceandIvebeenwrackingmybraintorememberwhatIhadfordinnerthatnightAsforOutsideInIdidntdreamtheeventsbuttheyfollowalogicalreactiontothechangeswroughtbyTrellaandherForceofSheep.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongHowdoyoubeatwritersblockbrbrstrongMariaV.SnyderstrongIdoanumberofthingswhenImstuckIgoforawalkandruminateonmystorynotrealactivethinkingIletmymindwanderandseeifanythingpopsupshowersarealsogoodplacesforthisbewarneddontdoitifyouhavetobesomeplaceontime.brbrIfthatdoesntworkIllsleeponitgivemyselfabreakfromwritingandtrynottobangmyheadagainstawall.IllalsosendchapterstomycritiquepartnerKimortomyagenttoreadoncetheyvereaduptothepointImstuckIllcallthemandbounceideasoffofthem.HelpedmewithStormGlassbigtime.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongWhydoyouthinkreaderswillloveOutsideInbrbrstrongMariaV.SnyderstrongSheepyisbackandbetterthanever.ActuallyIhopemyreaderswillenjoyOutsideInasmuchorbetterthanInsideOut.Theirworldhasbeenturnedupsidedownsorrycouldntresistandthereareanumberofpeoplewhoareunhappywithhowthingsarebeingorganizedsothereslotsofconflictactionandcharactergrowth.AndSheepy.DidImentionhesback.brbrbrInterviewbyBrookeHunterppnbspppnbspp


 



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