Saturday, March 06, 2021

Q&A with Bethany Mangle

From my Q&A with Bethany Mangle, author of Prepped:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

I think the title Prepped gives readers some clue that the story will center around preparation, though not necessarily to the extent of doomsday prepping as a lifestyle. I like that it’s short and direct, since that reflects the same no-frills values held by many of the preppers. 

What's in a name? 

I don’t generally choose names for any particular reason. There are a few exceptions. Roy, for example, is a nod to Roy Mustang from Fullmetal Alchemist, my favorite TV show. I also saw a lot of...[read on]
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Q&A with Bethany Mangle.

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