So it's Day 5, and today I thought I would tell you more about the author of Toby Gentle and the Winter Assassin, Carl Hickling. Like me, he loves children's books and has been writing them for many years, but this is his first title to be published. Already he is working on Book 2 of the Toby Gentle series, which will be called Toby Gentle and the Blood of the Elf King, followed by Book 3, Toby Gentle and the Crown of the North.
Here's what Carl had to say when I asked him a few questions...
Where do you live?
I live in the wild hills of Wales, where I knit clothing out of giant’s beards, volunteer at the local dragon sanctuary, and tutor at a Wizard’s Academy.
Sounds like you're very busy! What else do you like to do?
I love writing books and hanging out with my family and my dog, Tillie.
What's your favourite colour?
Do you have a superpower?
Yes, my superpower is cooking.
Finally, what book/s did you love to read when you were a child?
I didn't really get into reading properly until I was about 10 years old, and then I loved reading the Lord of the Rings books, Dracula, and Lord of the Flies.
I'll be back tomorrow with more about Burst's 12 Days of Publishing challenge, and it will be the half way mark! Feeling nervous about meeting the deadline because there's still so much to do, but also very excited.