Welcome Tashie Bhuiyan:
We’re joined on the Starline by a young adult author. Her first book was “Counting Down With You” now, she brings to you the story that you couldn’t believe it happened, but it was based on a real life story in “A Show for Two”. We welcome Tashie Bhuiyan.
Tashie, let’s go Beyond the Mic you love bookstores and Chipotle and think 2010 is the perfect year in movies. Where did you get your fascination with writing?
You’ve written for Nanowrimo (national novel writing month) for years. How times did you try and how many times succeed the 50K word challenge?
On your website, you say “for all the brown kids out there- I see you and this one is for you.” How has your life changed from your 1st book to now?
Tom Holland was in your school and the inspiration for “A Show for Two”, who challenged you to tell this story?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. First young adult book you read?
2. Do you have any tattoos and what was be your first?
3. Favorite of the five boroughs of New York?
4. How many times have you visited the Statue of Liberty?
5. Best place to eat if money was no object?
6. When you sold your 1st book, what was the 1st thing you bought yourself?
7. Do you think athletes and actors are overpaid?
8. How do you organize books on a bookshelf by title, type or author name?
Beyond the Mic Social Media Check:
July 13th 2014 you said “never give up on having your idol notice you I promise it’ll happen one day when you least expect it :)” What do you have to say to young writers who are looking up to you?
The Back Half with:
What’s the next book you’re working on?
If you could pick any actors as Emmitt and Mina, who would you pick?
How has this experience changed your life?
One Big Question:
What’s the hardest thing you have to do in creation of a world in your books?
We’re you in love with Tom Holland or was it just Harry Styles?
One thing you do to clear you mind?
She loves Harry Styles, wrote for Nanowrimo for years and wants you to get her novel “A Show for Two” wherever books are sold. Where can people find you?
Tashie Bhuiyan thanks so much for talking with us today. And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic short cut.
Visit Tashie Bhuiyan’s Website here.
Listen to other Beyond the Mic conversations with authors here.