Interview with Megan Duncan

You run into a bookstore, where do you go first?
If it has a coffee joint in it, I definitely go there first. A cup of java mixed with an excellent read is heavenly. After I order myself something with lots of chocolate, I head to the YA section or to the graphic novels.
Did you always want to be an author? What would you be if you weren't an author?
Oh yes, I've wanted to be an author since the 4th grade. But, if I weren't, I would want to be a graphic artist. I absolutely love the cover design part of being an indie author. Sometimes I make cover just for fun, and that actually gives me ideas for new stories.
Who are your favorite authors?
My all-time favorite authors are Anne McCaffrey, and Terry Goodkind. I could read their stories over, and over, and over.
What do you like most about being a YA author?
I absolutely love hearing back from readers when they tell me how much they love a certain character or story. Getting their feedback really drives me forward, and makes what I do all the more rewarding.
What is in your own TBR pile?
I have a mountain of books on my TBR pile at the moment, but the ones at the top are; Disarming by Alexia Purdy, The Omen Machine by Terry Goodkind, and Jordyn and the Caverns of Gloom by Tiffany King.
When did you start writing?
I started writing in about 3rd grade, and continued on from there; writing casually, and really only for myself. It wasn't until almost three years ago that I took the big leap and chose to self-publish.
How long does it usually take you to write a book?
It typically takes me 3-4 months to write a book.
Have you ever had writer's block while writing?
I have definitely had writer's block. Sometimes it helps a lot for me to just step away from whatever I am working on at the moment, or to just focus on something else; whether it be another book, or just relaxing and watching a movie.
In one sentence tell readers why they should read your Agents of Evil series?
My Agents of Evil series provides a unique twist that I haven't seen in an urban apocalyptic before; no zombies, just action-packed, demon butt-kicking!
Do your characters do what you tell them to or do you find they argue back?
Heck no! In fact, they are the most stubborn people I know! lol There are times when Claire (The heroine from my Warm Delicacy Series) is a giant pain in the bum, but I love her anyway because she is so strong willed.
Published 2013-08-29.
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Books by This Author

The Long Road Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,590. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Jenna had heard the phrase, ‘Home Sweet Home’, but she never really knew what it meant. With her world upside down she has to decide what she’s willing to sacrifice to save the life she’s always dreamed of.
Royal Blood, a Paranormal Romance (Warm Delicacy Series Books 1-3)
Series: Warm Delicacy Series, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 230,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
This set includes the first three books in the Warm Delicacy Series: Savor (Book 1) Indulge (Book 2) Devour (Book 3)
Devour, Warm Delicacy Series, Book 3
Series: Warm Delicacy Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
As Claire descended deep into the ancient tomb; laying to rest the bodies of the fallen, she wondered if time healed all wounds, would an eternity be long enough?
Falling From Eternity (A Paranormal Love Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » General
For William, life was as wicked and malicious as the beast he was trying destroy. Decades spent living a life of extravagance, domination and ravenous hunger haunted him. But when you live forever, the past never stays buried.
Chaos, Agents of Evil Series, Book 2
Series: Agents of Evil, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Is any shot at living, worth dying for? They thought they’d be safe, but a world ruled by chaos doesn’t die easily.
Indulge, Warm Delicacy Series, Book 2
Series: Warm Delicacy Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
An ancient evil threatens to rip her world apart. With the danger of war looming on the darkening horizon, will Claire find the strength to fight back and protect those she loves? Even if it means embracing the darkness inside her? Is it worth it to become the evil she fears, in order to destroy it?
Savor, Warm Delicacy Series, Book 1
Series: Warm Delicacy Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
In a world fueled by the power of blood, Claire quickly discovers the vampire royal family is not what they seem and that she has secrets in her past, she never knew existed.
Released, Agents of Evil Series, Book 1
Series: Agents of Evil, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After a demon apocalypse kills their parents and everyone they know, 17-year old Abby Phillips, her brother, Carter, and friend, Max flee their home to travel through what has become the wastelands of America. Abby and her companions quickly discover there are much worse things lurking in the dark than they could have ever imagined.