We’re joined on the Starline by two authors with new books out. Tobly McSmith Author of “Stay Gold” and Andrew Eliopulos Author of “The Fascinators” welcome
Let’s go Beyond the Mic both of your novels deal with feeling out of place and finding yourself. Tobly, How has writing your book help you? How about you Andrew?
Both of your books deal with the awkward years of high school, fighting to survive till graduation. What message do you have for students trying to survive high school now? Tobly, Andrew.
Tobly, you have written an assortment of musicals. Where do you draw your inspiration from?
Andrew, as an editor, talk about the power you have not only getting your voice heard, but other writers voices heard?
Tobly, when writing “Stay Gold” what message did you struggle with but finally discovered when that final page was written?
Andrew, with the Fascinators, how did your passion for magic influence your writing?
For both of you, how have you spent the pandemic on trying to improve yourself or
The Rockin’ 8
Time is running out, so it’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. Tobly, you’ll go first, then Andrew
There is no Pressure. You can’t anticipate the Rockin’ 8 Let’s go
1. Place where you got most of your writing done
2. Favorite Color?
3. Favorite class in school?
4. Andrew Favorite Cereal?
5. Tobly, which of your cats gives you the most trouble?
6. Will you go to your high school reunion?
7. Country you like to visit? 8. Favorite TV show to binge watch?