Interview with Kody Boye

Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen King, Anne Rice, Poppy Z. Brite, Tristan Egolf, Jennifer Haigh, Tamora Pierce, Garth Nix, Kenneth Thomasma
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
The Closed Door, which eventually became a novel I wrote at thirteen.
What is your writing process?
Sit down, write.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My smartphone. It's much more convenient to carry something I'll use anyway than have to lug something else about with me.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Online promotion. Also -- blog events are also big. They really help.
Describe your desk
Big, wooden, found on Craigslist, usually adorned with too many glasses to count (as I am forgetful.)
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The thrill of accomplishment.
Published 2013-11-19.
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Books by This Author

The King's Watch
Series: The Adventures of Carmen Delarosa. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
After successfully hunting and slaying the Drake of Ehknac, Carmen returns home to the fanfare of thousands. Declared a hero by the mayor of Ehknac, word of her exploits quickly spreads, but it isn’t until a letter arrives from the king that Carmen realizes the extent of her fame.
When They Came
Price: Free! Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
I never was afraid of monsters—at least, not until They came: the visitors from outer space. Now They're in our skies, on our streets, always watching, forever waiting. At seventeen, I'm just about to graduate from the Juvenile Education System and declare my career of choice. The Midnight Guard—who protect our community from the vicious things that lay outside our walls—calls to me.
That First Hour
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this prequel to Kody Boye’s WHEN THEY CAME trilogy, follow eleven-year-old Jason Parks as he fights for his life during the first hours of the alien invasion of Earth.
The Drake of Ehknac
Series: The Adventures of Carmen Delarosa. Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The Hornblaris Mountains -- home to the great Dwarven people -- are a miraculous sight to behold, but beneath their towering peaks lie monstrous dangers. Carmen Delarosa, a travelling merchant's daughter, has lived within the mountains and even travelled their passages her entire life without issue. But when a drake appears along a routine trading route and slaughters an entire caravan, including
Material Things: The Short Fiction of Kody Boye
Price: Free! Words: 196,180. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A mannequin becomes the world’s greatest fashion model. A girl cares for her mentally-ill sister during the end of the world. A fish gains sentience, a witch inspires life in the dead, and men find love in Kody Boye’s ongoing short story collection Material Things. Download now and get automatic updates!
Sword
Series: The Brotherhood Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
After returning from his pilgrimage as a squire, Odin prepares himself for the contest that will decide his chance for knighthood. When victorious in armed combat, the high court decrees that Odin is unfit for knighthood due to his common lineage. But a friend in higher places believes otherwise, and after being crowned king's champion, Odin will rise to a role that has been ufilled for years.
Blood
Series: The Brotherhood Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 210,770. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Born a mage and incapable of controlling his powers, Odin Karussa is forced to hide his gifts from his adoptive father for fear of persecution. Therefore, his lifelong dream of enlisting in the military is an impossibility—that is, until he’s discovered by a high court mage after running away to the capital. In a world of dying magic, his gifts are too great to be ignored.