About Rebecca Chastain

In the Press

August 5, 2016: I talk with Rose Montague on her blog about my path to publishing, what I wish I’d known before my first book, and authors who influenced me to write fantasy.

July 27, 2016: How I built the world of the Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles, magical powers I wish I had, and…earthworms? Check out my interview on A.A. Chamberlynn’s site.

July 19, 2016: Dragons I’d have over for dinner, the dessert I’d serve them, and other fun urban fantasy author talk are all part of my interview on Jen Rasmussen’s blog.

July 11, 2016: What’s the connection between slow-build romance, gargoyles in need, and my endless yearning for a dragon of my own? Find out in my interview with Lisa Emme.

July 9, 2016: I confess my (current) favorite paranormal creature to write about in my interview with Jess Haines on her blog.

July 7, 2016: Emma L. Adams and I discuss how I built the world of the Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles, quartz, and (oddly) feng shui on her blog.

June 26, 2016: Sydney Bristow and I chat about gargoyles and magic on Sydney’s blog.

February 24, 2016: I discuss my motivations to write and why I love hero origins stories on Cat Bruno’s blog.

February 4, 2016: I chat with Interviews with Writers about, unsurprisingly, writing and life as a writer.

November 12, 2015: With everything from what’s on my desk to who I’d invite to dinner, my interview with New in Books covers it all.

October 16, 2015: Chatting fantasy quests, Firefly, kelpie rescues, and more with Dab of Darkness.

October 15, 2015: I speak with Books and Tales about my obsession with outlines, avocados, and magic.

October 14, 2015: Some of my favorite characters have been cats. I discuss my Five Favorite Felines in a guest post on Musings of a Bookish Kitty.

October 14, 2015: Mom with a Reading Problem and I sit down to talk about the things I’d change in Madison’s universe if I could go back in time, critics, and, of all things, cereal.

October 14, 2015: Get the scoop on the Rules of Reading in my guest post on Pure Textuality. (What? You didn’t know there are rules?)

October 13, 2015: The Page-Hungry Bookworm invited me to chat about the books I first fell in love with, my current reading habits, and my inspirations for the Madison Fox series.

October 11, 2015: I talk with The Indie View about the difficulties and benefits of writing a sequel, how long it took to write A Fistful of Fire, and what I’ve learned along the way.

October 11, 2015: Some of the best fantasy novels take place right here on Earth. I drop by Margo Bond Collins’ blog to discuss my favorites and how they influenced my Madison Fox series.

October 2, 2015: Niko gives his first public interview! Find out what he thinks about Madison, his job, and even what he likes to drink. Don’t miss his talk on Happy Tails and Tales.

June 1, 2015: What scares me? What inspires me? Find out in my interview at Sassy Book Lovers.

March 26, 2015: If you’re interested in what influenced Magic of the Gargoyles and the difference between writing a novella and a novel, plus so much more, it’s all included in my interview with Open Book Society.

February 5, 2015: I reveal all the details of my hard-working character template on Morgen Bailey’s Writing Blog. It’s good stuff!

February 4, 2015: Where I get ideas, the importance of humor, and a few recommendations are all part of my interview on Karen Greco’s blog.

January 27, 2015: Why I love writing urban fantasy and ideas my ideas for future stories were two topics I discussed with Candace Knoebel.

January 15, 2015: Were-eagles, psychometry, and Taye Diggs—my interview on From the Shadows has it all.

January 13, 2015: Donna Augustine and I discuss why I veered from many of the urban fantasy tropes and why I like to put humor in my novels on her blog.

January 8, 2015: I chat with Serenity about deciding to become an author, the origins of A Fistful of Evil, and my favorite scene from the book on Lovely Reads.

January 7, 2015: Ally Shields and I talk about my path to publication and my love of vegan turtles (the kind you eat) on Shields’ Blog.

December 11, 2014: Find out about my dream cast for Magic of the Gargoyles, what I do for writer’s block, and how some genetic experimentation could benefit a story on DJ’s Book Corner.

December 8, 2014: I chat with Maghon of Happy Tails and Tales about the hard parts of writing, my inspiration, and books/authors I love.

November 25, 2014: I talk about book tastes and desk space on Beagle Book Space.

November 18, 2014: A little bit of this and that on Jeanz Book Read N Reviews.

November 16, 2014: The Indie View interviews me about A Fistful of Evil, writing, and life in general. It’s a long but fun interview.

October 31, 2014: A Fistful of Evil includes a lot from my own life, as I discuss with A. W. Exley on her blog.

October 28, 2014: I chat with bestselling urban fantasy author Judy Teel about my writing process and filling the creative well on her blog.

October 24, 2014: Find out about Madison Fox book 2 and the possibility for another book in the universe of Magic of the Gargoyles in my chat with Nada at Nadaness in Motion.

October 22, 2014: The very best books (the books I love dearly) are taut with tension between the main characters, which is the talk of my guest post on Fictioner’s Net.

October 14, 2014: I sit down with Shea MacLeod to talk about the important things: books.

October 7, 2014: It’s all about location, location, location in my interview on Helen Harper’s blog.

October 6, 2014: For what inspires me, talking with voices in my head, and advice for writers,drop by Book Goodies (and find some reading inspiration while you’re there).

September 23, 2014: Gayla Drummond interviewed me about characters, the process of writing, and helpful advice I’d give myself if I had a time-travel machine.

September 4, 2014: Doug Schwartz spreads a little marketing love to his fellow indie authors, including me.


REBECCA CHASTAIN is the USA Today bestselling author of the Madison Fox urban fantasy series and the Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles fantasy trilogy, among other works. Inside her novels, you’ll find spellbinding adventures packed with supernatural creatures, thrilling action, heartwarming characters (human and otherwise), and more than a little humor. Rebecca lives in Northern California with her charming husband and bossy cats.

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