The War Master’s Daughter: Interview with the Author

In depth interview with the author of The War Master’s Daughter (and my friend), Elly Zupko:

AlienRedQueen: First, let’s address the writing and publishing process in general. When you initially began writing your novel for NaNoWriMo, was historical fiction your intended genre?

Elly Zupko: The premise for The War Master’s Daughter (TWMD) is something I’ve been kicking around since I was about 15 years old. When I was a teenager, I didn’t think in terms of genre, or marketing, or any of the labels you ultimately have to put on your work as a “grown-up writer.” Continue reading

The War Master’s Daughter (Review- new fiction)

As I purchased this book online and awaited it’s subsequent delivery, I was already prepared to like it (which is usually the exact opposite of what I expect when I read a new author, because I am pretty picky about how an author writes.)  But I know this author.  I don’t mean I know her in the way I know Stephen King, having read almost everything he’s ever written.  I literally know her.  Elly Zupko, author of The War Master’s Daughter, has been a close friend of mine for about 20 years.  That she is a talented and creative author with a gifted sense of prose is common knowledge to me.  Now, after great effort and determination on the author’s part, the rest of the world can know too.

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