Interview with Dustin Sanchez

When did you first start writing?
I first started writing in 4th grade. I remember because we had to do one page reports for Mrs. Wright's class, and instead of doing a page report on my cat like everyone else I wrote a series called A Kid Named Billy, about a winged boy that couldn't figure out how to fly.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I'm writing the sequel to Faceless, called Railgun, which takes place a year after the end of Faceless when NightCard decides to fight back against the people that shamed them.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The real world is often full of disappointment. We have a distinct lack of heroes.Superheroes may be fake, their exploits works of fiction, but they show us what we can aspire to. Writing for me helps show me that the world can be better.
What do your fans mean to you?
I'll let you know when I have some.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on the sequel,Railgun. I'm also working on a prequel telling how the Red Joker and the Black Joker came to be.
Who are your favorite authors?
Eoin Colfer, Chaucer, Doyle, and of course Seuss.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The food is in another room.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm studying to become a sign language interpreter.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I have magical powers. Not to tip my hat, but it's the Google search engine.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, a Kid Named Billy back in 4th grade.
Published 2014-01-02.
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