YEAG Author Interview: Marilag Angway

YEAG Author Interview: Marilag Angway

To help spread the news, Vanessa is doing a series of interviews of the contributors to the 2015 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide anthology. Here’s mine!

Vanessa MacLellan

Our next author for the 2015 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guideauthor interview series, is Marilag Angway, the author of “Robot Sister Number Phi”.

Marilag, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your writing?

https://storyandsomnomancy.wordpress.com/.

What is your story in the Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide about?

Why do you think diversity in writing is important and how do you incorporate it in your writing?

What was your ‘ah ha’ moment when you realized you wanted to be a writer?

I remember sitting outside in a clearing at the end of the street in autumnal chill, angry at something or someone. In the middle of my sulking, I came up with prose that I immediately wanted to write down. I headed home and wrote until I finished. I decided there and then that writing was therapeutic enough to continue, and that I loved it when I got…

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Robot Sister Number Phi

Robot Sister Number Phi

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A Smuggler’s Deal

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I meant to post this ages back, but ended up getting distracted and taking random notes of another anthology that I liked much better. Oops? Anyway, short stories tend to be a mixed bag, especially when you're reading authors you've never read before or reading authors you have read before. On the one hand, you [...]