About Rebecca Chastain
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REBECCA CHASTAIN is a feminist, animal advocate, and nature devotee. She believes empathy is a hero’s trait and love is a motive, an inside job, and a transformative energy that shapes each person’s world. She is the USA Today bestselling author of the Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles trilogy, the Terra Haven Chronicles series that begins with DEADLINES & DRYADS, and the Madison Fox urban fantasy series.
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In the Press
The Writer Librarian: How do I decide what to write? How did I know I was going to be an author? This interview covers the past and present.
ev0ke: How far out do I plot a series? You might be surprised by the answer.
Kobo Writing Life: I weigh in on the age-old debate between plot vs. character in Kobo’s “Characters Who Speak for Themselves” article.
Fun Fantasy Reads: I talk with author Rose Montague about my path to publishing, what I wish I’d known before my first book, and authors who influenced me to write fantasy.
The Life and Literary Pursuits of Alexia Chamberlynn: How I built the world of the Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles, magical powers I wish I had, and…earthworms? Check out my interview on author A.A. Chamberlynn’s site.
Lisa Emme’s Blog: 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.
Sydney Bristow’s Blog: Author Sydney Bristow and I chat about gargoyles and magic.
Interviews with Writers: I chat about, shockingly, writing and life as a writer.
New in Books: With everything from what’s on my desk to who I’d invite to dinner, my interview covers it all.
Dab of Darkness: Chatting fantasy quests, Firefly, kelpie rescues, and more.
Books and Tales: I speak about my obsession with outlines, avocados, and magic. (Interview after the content warning.)
Musings of a Bookish Kitty: Some of my favorite characters have been cats. I discuss my Five Favorite Felines in this rare guest post.
Mom with a Reading Problem: Talking about the things I’d change in Madison’s universe if I could go back in time, critics, and, of all things, cereal.
The Indie View: Discussing the difficulties and benefits of writing a sequel, how long it took to write A Fistful of Fire, and what I learned along the way.
Words, Words, Words: Some of the best fantasy novels take place right here on Earth. I drop by author Margo Bond Collins’ blog to discuss my favorites and how they influenced my Madison Fox series.
Happy Tails and Tales: Niko gives his first public interview! Find out what he thinks about Madison, his job, and even what he likes to drink.
Sassy Book Lovers: What scares me? What inspires me? Find out in this interview.
Open Book Society: 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 this interview.
Morgen “with an E” Bailey’s Blog: I reveal all the details of my hard-working character template. It’s good stuff!
Karen Writes Stuff: Where I get ideas, the importance of humor, and a few recommendations are all part of this interview.
From the Shadows: Were-eagles, psychometry, and Taye Diggs—my interview has it all.
Donna Augustine’s Blog: I discuss why I veered from many of the urban fantasy tropes and why I like to put humor in my novels in this author-to-author interview.
Lovely Reads Publishing: Find out how I decided to become an author, the origins of A Fistful of Evil, and my favorite scene from the book.
Ally Shields’ Blog: Author Ally Shields and I talk about my path to publication and my love of vegan turtles (the kind you eat).
DJ’s Book Corner: 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.
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