What project(s) are you currently working on?
It’s really high time I finish my first novel, Londemonium. Here’s the mock-up cover a friend of mine created for it:
It’s an urban fantasy set in Hell and London. In Londemonium, Hell is a multinational company, led by its eccentric CEO, Luke Seyton. The characters include: Gregor, a German programmer who descends to Hell to retrieve his abducted crush; Molly, a feisty Irish girl on the look out for her heritage; Aiko, an English-Japanese girl who wants to make sense of her life; and Raphael, an immigrant angel, who desperately wants to fit in. I’m saying that I’m working on it, but I haven’t touched it since the winter… I plan to jump on it and finish it off this summer though.
I’ve recently come up with another summer project. I’m planning to write a tween novel about an adventurous summer holiday. I imagine it as a blend between Gravity Falls and Doctor Who with a lot of humor and excitement. My idea is to use the cards from a Dixit (it’s a very good association-based board game with gorgeous art) expansion which would give the writing process some randomness and excitement. I can’t wait to start. The working title in my head is Summer Break on the Milky Way or something similar.
I have two other half-finished novels. Glasgow, my love is a multiple-ended love story set in Glasgow and London. I like it because it’s summery and magical. The other one, Dreamless, is an alternative Victorian society where imagination and dreams have been banned. The Queen is a monster and poets are in hiding. I love the world building and all the Victorian-literature-fangirlism I can cram in.
Another multi-project author, awesome! *high fives* They all sound interesting–I especially like the sound of Londemonium. Hopefully you do finish it soon, so I can read it!
Let’s wrap the interview with a couple more casual questions, starting with: Where is one place you’d like to visit that you haven’t been to before?
Nowadays I have a craving for the US, I don’t really know why. I just think it’s such a huge country that everybody could find something to like there. Also, they’re hosting great conventions where I would really like to go…
This is a really big country. I’ve lived here my entire life and only seen a small fraction of it. The East Coast is a lovely place to visit! (I’m not biased at all, I swear…) Haven’t been to any conventions yet, but I hope to do so someday!
We have time for one more question, so here’s one of my favorites to ask people: What is your favorite quote?
“We’re all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?”— The Doctor, Season 5, Episode 13.
If you’re interested in the rest of the interview, please visit Heather’s blog: http://www.hhaydenwriter.com/author-interview-fanni-suto/