Happy Friday the 13th, everyone!
Okay. So ever since Dante’s Girl was released a week or so ago, I’ve gotten a bunch of emails from readers– which I always love getting. I’ve gotten a lot of questions about Dante’s Girl and the Paradise Diaries… so I thought I would take a moment and answer some of them.
Question: How many books will be in the Paradise Diaries?
Answer: I don’t know yet. I’m sorry- but I’m not the kind of writer who outlines the entire series at the beginning. I have a fuzzy outline in my head, but it is definitely subject to change as the story evolves and other characters are introduced.
Question: Will Dante and Reece be in the next book?
Answer: We will hear from them, but this book will center around Mia and Quinn. HOWEVER, I think that I will do something a little different than I have seen done before. I think that after the first couple of books, I will circle around and do another one about Reece and Dante. Maybe. Possibly. I love Dante and Reece. So probably.
Question: Is Caberra a real place?
Answer: No. It’s not. I made it up entirely in my head. I wanted to create it exactly how I wanted it.
Question: I read that you envisioned Dante to look like Alex Pettyfer. Do you regret that now since it is being leaked that Alex Pettyfer is such a bad boy with an attitude?
Answer: Obviously, after receiving this question, I had to google whether or not Alex Pettyfer has an attitude. :) And apparently, there are conflicting opinions on that. There are some stories circulating that Channing Tatum and Pettyfer are at odds- but their reps deny that. I can’t personally comment on that because unfortunately I don’t personally know either one of them (and that’s VERY unfortunate! )- but it doesn’t matter. Dante doesn’t have an attitude– and Dante only looks like Alex Pettyfer (Strikingly, I might add). I hope Alex doesn’t have an attitude, because he’s just too downright sexy for that. But if he does or doesn’t, it doesn’t affect how Dante looks. :) But to answer the question, do I regret envisioning Dante as Alex Pettyfer? No.
Question: Who besides Mia and Quinn will the other books follow?
Answer: I don’t know yet. I’m thinking that book three might follow Elena, but I’m not sure yet.
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So, there you have it! These are among the questions I have received this week. I hope I’ve answered them well enough. I also hope that everyone has a spectacular Friday the 13th– don’t walk under any ladders!!