Today I am interviewing Rose Marie Machario, author of the new fantasy novel, The Amulet of Elements.
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DJ: Hi Rose! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview!
For readers who aren’t familiar with you, could you tell us a little about yourself?
Rose Marie Machario: I am an actress, model, creator/hostess of my show Dream Big/Dream Big Radio, and I am now a published author.
DJ: What is The Amulet of Elements about?
Rose: It is about a young girl who discovers she is destined to rid the world of an evil wizard, and the only one who can harness the true power from The Amulet of Elements.
DJ: What were some of your influences for The Amulet of Elements ?
Rose: It literally came to me in a dream. I wrote everything down that I could from memory, and then the story was born.
DJ: Could you briefly tell us a little about your main characters? Do they have any cool quirks or habits, or any reason why readers with sympathize with them?
Rose: Princess Ellyria Rose was sheltered at birth until her sixteenth birthday, she was not confident at all, and her innocence ends up getting her in a lot of trouble. She has a kind heart, even when the man she fell for betrays her, she still helps him to rescue his father. The bond with her family is strong, but when she finds out from strangers that she is destined to be the Chosen One it devastates her. Although she may be insecure about herself, her bravery is the only part of her that helps her on the many challenges she faces. Her childlike essence is probably her biggest quirk per say. Continue reading