Friday, August 05, 2022

Q&A with Tyrell Johnson

From my Q&A with Tyrell Johnson, author of The Lost Kings: A Novel:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

The book actually started as simply the name of the main character, Jeanie King, and had a few different iterations before we settled on The Lost Kings. I think the title, like a lot of good titles, works well because A.) it just sorta sounds cool, and B.) it raises immediate questions, which hopefully sends the reader to the text for answers.

What's in a name?

Names are really important. I tend to...[read on]
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