Sunday, August 07, 2022

Q&A with Amina Akhtar

From my Q&A with Amina Akhtar, author of Kismet: A Thriller:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

I think right away the title leads the reader to know this might be about a spiritual or personal quest, a moment of fate, which is essentially what Kismet means. And with Sedona as the backdrop, hopefully it lures them in.

What's in a name?

For me, the names of characters have to echo in my head. I need to hear them, they have to sound almost musical. Ronnie/Rania was in my head forever! So I’m...[read on]
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Q&A with Amina Akhtar.

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