Author Mya Lairis brings a new perspective to paranormal romance and dark fantasy. By telling stories from the viewpoint of characters that are usually in the background or sidelines, Mya brings new energy to story lines that have been around for a long time.
- We talk about the diversity in Mya Lairis' characters
- Mya tells us about her history with paranormal and fantasy and why she is interested in characters that are not usually focused on.
- Mya talks about her novel Love Stoned and the world of Gargoyles
- Mya talks about the realities of what relationships between a paranormal being and a human would be and why she is committed to writing books about relationships between paranormals.
- We do talk about the one exception in Mya's “Challenging the Darkness” series where a model develops a relationship with a Were-Octopus.
- Captured of a Heart is Mya's romantic fantasy work that looks at the relationship between a warrior and a sorcerer. Mya tells some interesting facts about this book.
- We discuss Mya's methodology for building her worlds.
- I ask Mya about one of my favorites “Darkness Bound”.
- We talk about the challenges faced by a novel writer when taking on the task of producing a short story.
- We talk about the genesis of the Colors in Darkness group.
- We talk about the book world and the challenges black authors who write in the paranormal and horror genres face.
- We talk about the dangers of flying cars and how people are not ready for that technology.
- We learn about a new work Mya is developing and the challenges of building a very large world in literature.
Mya Lairis' Web Pages and Social Links
Facebook (Mya's Den): www.facebook.com/MyasDen/
Facebook (Mya Lairis): www.facebook.com/mya.lairis
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