Interview With Lindsay Mayer: Middle-Grade Author Explores Dark Side of Imagination—Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My ALLi author visitor today is Lindsay Mayer, who writes middle-grade fiction defying standard tropes to produce distinct characters that check out the dark side of imagination. Lindsay was born in the United States however lives in Paris, where she is an IT worker by day and lets her imagination loose as an author by night.

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I think, and most likely the most crucial method that its various is, I explored with a spiritual trope, and that trope is that, you know, in so many young adult novels, middle-grade novels, you see a sort of a theme of imagination being revered and respected, and I wanted to experiment with, well, what if we consider the opposite, that imagination is in fact an evil component, or individuals see it as something bad, you know, what would be the effects of that? Howard Lovy: I asked Lindsay what kind of real-world lesson this teaches kids, what could make their creativities their opponents? I would say, yeah, the significant one is, be cautious of the power that you give to your imagination and be careful of what you convince yourself to be true, due to the fact that our creativities are so extremely effective.

Im a freshly self-published author or separately released author; beginning out on this journey as an author. In that method, she left from a kind of sacred trope in middle-grade readers, where creativity is normally thought of as something positive. Lindsay Mayer: The book is about a young boy named William Teller, or Tell who, in a world where creativity no longer exists, lo and behold, he discovers that he has one, that he has an imagination.

My guest this week is Lindsay Mayer, author of middle-grade
fiction, who is defying the standard basic to create unique distinct that explore check out dark side of imagination. Lindsay was born in the United States, but lives in Paris, where she is an IT employee by day, and lets her creativity loose as an author, by night. As Im sure most author, or a lot of authors tell you, its easier
to write rather than to talk about your writing or your writing composing.

. In this weeks Inspirational Indie Authors #podcast, @howard_lovy functions L.N. Mayer, an author of middle-grade fiction who is defying the standard tropes to explore the dark side of imagination. Click To Tweet. Inspiring Indie Authors Podcast: About the Host Howard Lovy. Howard Lovy has actually been a reporter for more than thirty years, and has actually spent the last 8 years amplifying the voices of independent publishers and authors. He works with authors as a book editor to prepare their work to be published. Howard is likewise a freelance writer specializing in Jewish issues whose work appears frequently in Publishers Weekly, the Jewish Daily Forward, and Longreads. Find Howard at howardlovy.com, LinkedIn and Twitter. Inspiring Indie Authors Podcast: About the Author L.N. Mayer.

For me, I arrange of group that under the word, or within the word, creativity. Theres sort of a mix in between conviction and creativity in the story. Howard Lovy: And while this is a fantasy world shes created, theres the worry of imagination that she sees in herself.

Lindseys suggestions to other authors

I think, and most likely the most important method that its various is, I experimented with a sacred trope, and that trope is that, you understand, in so numerous young adult novels, middle-grade books, you see a sort of a style of imagination being revered and respected, and I desired to experiment with, well, what if we consider the opposite, that creativity is in fact a wicked component, or people see it as something bad, you know, what would be the consequences of that? I would say, yeah, the significant one is, be careful of the power that you offer to your creativity and be cautious of what you persuade yourself to be real, since our creativities are so exceptionally powerful.

My guest this week is Lindsay Mayer, author of middle-grade
fiction, who is defying the standard basic to create unique distinct that explore check out dark side of imagination. Lindsay was born in the United States, however lives in Paris, where she is an IT employee by day, and lets her imagination loose as an author, by night. Lindsay Mayer: The book is about a young kid named William Teller, or Tell who, in a world where creativity no longer exists, lo and behold, he finds that he has one, that he has a creativity.

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