Author Interview: J. R. Rainville

Tell us a little about yourself & your background... I've always loved books and stories, from the time I was very young. When I was in grade school, we would have the "Young Author" unit, where we'd learn about writing a story, doing the artwork, and then binding it and displaying it for Young Authors' Night. It was always a highlight of the school year for me! I always had a notebook with me, working on snippets of stories or jotting down ideas and inspiration.

So… you want to write a book

You've been thinking about it on and off for a long time. A few times you've found a friend or family member say 'you should write a book!' and you've liked the idea, but never acted on it. You've occasionally thought about what you might say, or even what to call it. You like the concept of introducing yourself as an author. But you always think 'one day' rather than 'now'. Yeah writing a book sounds great, but you're already busy, you don't know anything about getting published and there's still plenty of time, right?

World Building From A Reader’s Perspective

Ever since becoming a serious writer and embarking on the long hard road that is world building a fantasy world, I have been unable to read a novel only as a reader, instead my mind is focused on the aspects of planning that have gone into the work. Although I am usually quite impressed with…