08-05-2008 11:50 AM
08-05-2008 11:55 AM
When I was writing Paris's captivity scene, i didn't know that he would find someone he could be connected to for more than one time. I'm such a fly by the seat of my pants writer, I'm as surprised by what happens as readers are. I've learned not to question the process, though, and know that everything will later fall into place.
In fact, here's an example. First time Danika came on the scene in Darkest Night and I wrote that she was a painter, I kind of blinked and thought, "Huh. Why not a writer or nurse?" I didn't have the answer until I wrote Darkest Pleasure and then it was such an OMG Of Course! moment So I go with the flow and accept the little tidbits the characters show me.
I do believe Pandora will be a big part of the series as time goes on. But that's all I can say
08-05-2008 12:31 PM
Ooh one more. Gena, I like William, will he eventually get his own book too? Also I'm starting to think that Cronus is not such a bad guy...
08-05-2008 01:56 PM
Hi again I have another question, Mythology has a wide array of stories , what made you ero in on the story of Pandora's box. Also just from being on lots of forums concerning The Lords books I see everyone seems to want Paris story. Are you shocked by how much people took to his story?
Last but not least(atleast until I think of some more questions) In DP you seem to be toying with a budding romance between Torin and Cameo how will that play out in the next two books? Oh wait thought of another Why was Reyes, Aeron and Lucien shocked that the Legion is a girl? I don't know why but when she showed up in the cave I immediately thought girl. I'm guessing that's going to be a big part of Aeron's story can't wait to read that one
08-05-2008 02:07 PM
I have always been fascinated by the story of Pandora's box. Evil trapped inside. . . unleashed. . . good trying to overcome. . . so many possibilities. It's one of those stories that stayed with me from the moment I first heard it, one in desperate need of a retelling
Ah, sweet Paris. I loved him from the first, as he was the most modern of all the Budapest warriors. But I never thought he'd be the one readers wanted most, considering the number of women he's been with -- and will ultimately be with.
You will find out if Torn and Cameo are meant to be together in the 4th book, The Darkest Whisper (May 09)
They assumed Legion was a boy because that is what they are most familiar with, what they know.
08-05-2008 02:25 PM
Pleeeease bring Sienna back. I just love Sienna and Paris together!! PLEASE PLEASE don't make me beg lolol I don't know how Paris became my favorite warrior but he did. I just love him to pieces, especially how he loves Sienna and how heart broken he is -- especially in the end of Danikaand Reye's book when Danika hugged him and told him eveything will be ok and he just hugged her and walked out. It's enough to break your heart! I know you can't give away too much (that would kill the suspense lol) but PLEEEASE bring her back
Also, I really like Legion. I hope somehow she can turn out to be pretty and be with Aeron. She seems so attached to him and he to her.
I like William too. I hope he gets a happy ending.
08-05-2008 02:54 PM
Gena, I was interested in purchasing the Nymph King. Do I have to read the Atlantis Series in order to understand the book? In Lords of Underworld there's no way around it, you would be lost if read out of order.
08-05-2008 03:12 PM
Self- sacrice seems to play an important role in the books, When writing do you try to think of a way that the Lordsand their woman can sacrifice themselves for love that is relevant to those characters? Also since Sabin is the next book, what type of woman do you have in store for him?( since he seems to be over the falling in love thing.)
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08-06-2008 12:43 AM - edited 08-06-2008 12:43 AM
Missed the part about Sabin. LOL His heroine. . . she surprised me. Big time. I dreamed her one night. It wasn't yet time for Sabin's story (I had planned to tell Aeron's) but when I "met" her, I had to tell about her relationship with Sabin. I can tell you that she is an immortal, though a kind I have never written about before.
LOL you sort of answered my next question with-in your answer. I was going to ask why the jump from the six original Lords story to Sabin's. In DP Galen , keeper of hope was introduce as the guy who heads up the hunters. I guessing we'll hear more of his story in the coming books. I just found it interesting that the hunters who are against the demons is actually being lead by a demon. I really didn't see that and alot of other stuff in DP coming.I just want to say I really enjoy this series I havent been this excited about a series since Harry Potter. I want to say thank you for coming and answering our questions. I really appreciate it. I'll try not to become annoying by asking too many question
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08-07-2008 11:30 AM
I dont really have any questions! I just want to say Thanks! for writing these great books, it gives me something to look forward to! And when the day comes and the book is released, I'll put the husband and kids on ignore(happens when I have a good book) and disappear into that world for awhile!!
08-07-2008 03:50 PM
I don't have any questions about the Dark Lords yet...I've got the books but haven't read them yet. After reading all the questions and answers about them in these posts, I may have to move them up in my pile!
My question(s) are...
Did you & Jill expect Author Talk to be such an big sensation?
How did the idea come about?
What are the latest developments in the Gnome wars?
08-07-2008 04:07 PM
Gena - you need to have a talk with Paris about so difficult ... tell him that his legion of fans want his story. Also, about Torin...I would love to be his heroine, any idea's on when he is planning to let you write his story?
Thanks for all the great books!
08-07-2008 04:58 PM
We had no idea Author Talk would become such a smash We almost didn't post the first interview, in fact. Thought it would be career suicide.
I did an interview where the interview knew nothing about me and even asked me about books I didn't write. I told Jill and she said, "We have to spoof this." So we wrote the script and boom! Author Talk was born.
Gnome wars -- she's winning. She recently left me a gnome welcome mat on my porch LOL