Up next in my series of Author Q&As features Renee Ahdieh, author of The Wrath and the Dawn.
- Jordan: What inspired you to write a retelling of A Thousand and One Nights?
- Renee Ahdieh: Wanting to write a diverse book and my husband’s Persian family.
- J: What was the greatest piece of writing advice you have received?
- RA: Don’t listen to people who try to give you advice 😛
- J: Which character do you love to hate?
- RA: Tariq
- J: Who is your favorite minor character to write?
- RA: Omar
- J: Which YA protagonists (from any series) do you think would get along best with your main characters?
- RA: I think Shazi would get along well with Kestrel from Marie Rutkoski’s The Winner’s Trilogy
- J: Any favorite recent reads that you would recommend?
- RA: Marie Lu’s Rose Society, Marie Rutkoski’s The Winner’s Curse, Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes, and Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen.
- J: Who’s your current book boyfriend?
- RA: Elias from Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes or Rhys from Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns and Roses.
- J: What’s your go to writing snack?
- RA: French fries
- J: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
- RA: The power of influence or flying.
- J: What was the last tv show you binge watched?
- RA: Sense8
Thanks for answering my questions during the twitter chat last night, Renee! Be sure to check out The Wrath and the Dawn in stores now!
Lindseysays:August 5, 2015 at 3:21 PM
Ooh, The Wrath and the Dawn sounds good! I’ll definitely pick that one up soon. Nice Q&A!
Thanks for stopping by my blog for the Kelly Oram takeover. 🙂
Jordansays:August 5, 2015 at 4:58 PM
Thank you! I’m in the middle of THE WRATH AND THE DAWN right now and loving it!
Jordansays:August 6, 2015 at 5:34 PM
I haven’t picked this title up yet but the cover is beautiful! I love getting to chat with authors. Great Q&A Jordan!
-Jordan (the one who hasn’t bought The Wrath and the Dawn yet…)
Jordansays:August 6, 2015 at 5:39 PM
Thank you! I just finished it last night, and it was AMAZING! I’m in a total book hangover right now!