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Author Interview with Sara Flower Kjeldsen (@Sara_Flower) by Daniel Aegain (@Daniel_Aegan)

Check out my interview with Sara Flower Kjeldsen!

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I came across Sara Flower Kjeldsen through a mutual friend some time ago. I picked up her book The Broken and the Foolish, and I was blown away by it. Her newest book, Sally, is out, and she agreed to do an interview to talk about writing, her books, and doing it all independently.

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I’ll start with a basic question: What made you get into writing and how did you start?

I’ve been writing books since I was 6 years old and “publishing” them in class – my teacher actually asked me to slow down one time. Creating stories is my lifeblood. I became more serious about writing in my mid-20’s where I started to create novels. Interesting stories and films made me want to create my own. Later on, I wanted to be able to capture the emotional brutality – and beauty – of being human.

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Chickie and the Candy House by Daniel Aegan (@Daniel_Aegan)

Check out my latest short story on A Million and One Magazine!

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There are horrible things in the dark places of the world; disgusting, vile, ugly things. Nobody knew this better than Chickie Davis, who had the unfortunate task of finding these dark places and ridding them of their problems, and he did it well. This task was given to him by The ACME Extermination Company.

The white and blue van moved slowly down the shady dirt road, bumping over the occasional tree root. Chickie drove carefully, not wanting to scratch or dent the company vehicle with which he had been entrusted. He had a clean driving record over the course of the last seven years, and he wanted to keep it that way. He had passed the yellow dot on the truck’s GPS five minutes ago, but the order displayed on the mobile computer said the customer’s house was at the end of the dirt road. What it neglected to say…

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