Author Interview: Melissa Barker-Simpson (The Contract)

The lovely, and talented Natacha Guyot interviewed me about The Contract (part of Changing Worlds). Thank you, Natacha. I loved the questions – it’s always a pleasure chatting with you 😀

Natacha Guyot

Changing Worlds 2

Today, Melissa Barker-Simpson is with us to talk about The Contract, prequel to The Fractured series. I fell in love with the world and its characters so I am happy that Melissa accepted to be interviewed about this novella. The Contract is featured in the Changing Worlds anthology, which also includes Saunders’ Choice, a Natural Gifts Novella by Gina Briganti.

NG: Where does your love for prologues and epilogues come from? How did they happen for The Contract?

MELISSA: I know that prologues aren’t popular, but I’ve always felt they build tension and give me, as a reader, a little background into the story. It’s a kind of, here’s what you need to know before you begin your journey. Prologues are also great for setting up the here and now, by giving us a taste of the past. They are like a window, allowing us a…

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The Chamber – #BlogBattle Writing Challenge

#BlogBattle is a weekly writing challenge organised by Rachael Ritchey. You can find more information about it here. It's a fun battle, and a supportive group - a great place to hang out! The theme this week is 'DREAM'. Here is my contribution to the challenge. I hope you enjoy. The buildings pressed in from … Continue reading The Chamber – #BlogBattle Writing Challenge