Interview with Michelle Cornwell-Jordan, Author of Night School

 

Michelle Cronwell-Jordan is the author of Night School, the kick-off for her YA paranormal series.  Michelle dropped by the virtual offices for a chat about her writing and her books.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Describe yourself in 140 characters or less.

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] I believe I am kind, courteous, helpful…at least I strive to be:)

I also believe I am adventurous, sometimes on the verge of reckless!

(Was that 140 characters???)

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Night School?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] This is a story about a 16 year old girl whose parents have disappeared and she is left to watch out for her younger brother. They are sent to a residential school. There Dasheen learns that Vampires are real and that she is a hunter. Before she has a chance to get used to this, she is thrown into a battle to save her brother and the others she cares for.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] How did you come up with the concept and the characters for the story?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] I love paranormal stories and personally I had not seen an old fashioned, vamps are bad and so there is a butt kicking slayer to save the day…not since Buffy The Vampire Slayer(which I loved;)

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What three words best describe Dasheen?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Loyal, Courageous, Persistent

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What are three things Dasheen would never have in her room?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] She would never have anything Pink.

Everything else is fine:)

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What is Dasheen’s single most prized possession?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] A fossilized arrow head encircled in a Silver wire, that Dasheen wears as a necklace. This keepsake was left to Dasheen by her mother before she disappeared, when Dasheen was very young.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What are your greatest creative influences?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Children/Teens

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What three things do you need in order to write?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Solitude

Music

Gummy Bears:)

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What is the last book that you read that knocked your socks off?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Twilight series

[Manga Maniac Cafe] If you had to pick one book that turned you on to reading, which would it be?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Judy Blume books

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What do you like to do when you aren’t writing?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Reading:)

[Manga Maniac Cafe] How can readers connect with you?

[Michelle Cronwell-Jordan] Twitter @mcjordan37

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5 thoughts on “Interview with Michelle Cornwell-Jordan, Author of Night School

  • July 25, 2012 at 7:00 am
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    @Michelle – Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions!

  • July 25, 2012 at 6:47 pm
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    Thanks for the giveaway and great interview Michelle!

  • July 26, 2012 at 9:51 am
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    Thanks for the interview and giveaway! Night School seems interesting after reading the interview. Thanks again!

  • July 26, 2012 at 11:33 am
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    Thanks for sharing the exerpt. I got me hooked. I loved Twilight series too! I guess Gummy Bears would be a good choice it keeps you chewing! I love them too!

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