Interview with Mark Graves, Author of Children of the Eighth

master mentalism tricks

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Children of the Eighth Day?

I was thinking about the idea of vampires and what the world would be like if they actually did exist. That led me to think about how vampires wold be created in this world.

If you had to pick theme songs for the main characters of Children of the Eighth Day, what would they be?

My main, mortal, character is a teenager growing up in the 1970’s. He’s a fan of Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones, and AC/DC.

What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as your favorite genre to write?

My favorite genre is mystery/thriller and these sensibilities have been infused into my writing. While my vampires might be immortal, the tension comes not from magic or supernatural events, but from the struggle between good and evil.

What books are on your TBR pile right now?

I am currently reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. I recently finished the Cruel Prince series by Holly Black, and The Chain by Adrian McKinty.

What scene in your book was your favorite to write?

The sequence where my hero, Alexander McGill, first encounters The Graf and learns the depravity of other vampires.

Do you have any quirky writing habits? (lucky mugs, cats on laps, etc.)

Other than needing to have music playing and not being able to write with anyone else in the room, I don’t think I have too many writing quirks.

Do you have a motto, quote, or philosophy you live by?

We make time for the things we love.

If you could choose one thing for readers to remember after reading your book, what would it be?

We all have a choice for how we live. Even in dark circumstances, we can choose to be good.


Sign up for our email and we’ll send you the best new books in your favorite genres weekly.

Read The Full Article Here

trick photography
Maya Vander Confirms Exit From Selling Sunset After Devastating Miscarriage:
Lamar Odom Just Threw Major Shade at Ex-Wife Khloe Kardashian
Here’s What All The Gen Z
Bella Hadid found an archival midi that will definitely not
Faya Dayi review – A hauntingly beautiful portrait
Dakota Fanning And Denzel Washington To Reunite In ‘Equalizer 3’
Furiosa Set Photos Feature First Look at Location and Bike
A sheltered girl gets some hands-on sex education in the
Outer Banks Season 3 Casts a Treasure Hunter, a Pogue,
10 ’90s Reboots & Revivals, Ranked — Which Was Your
What to Know Before ‘Umbrella Academy’ Season 3
15 Actors Who Left Successful TV Shows
Stormzy Signs With WME In All Areas
DEL Records CEO Angel del Villar Arrested for Working With
Reigning Sound Break Up
Christie Front Drive, Mineral, Boys Life Members Return as Suburban
10 of the Most Innovative Audiobooks To Listen To
New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books
New Books to Read in Literary Fiction
New Romance Books to Read
I Tried Old Navy’s Matching Outfits For Humans and Their
5 Tips for Long, Healthy and Beautiful Lashes
30 Best LGBTQ Films to Watch During Pride, and All
It’s Official: These Bikinis Are Bound to Ignite This Summer
El Caso Hartung
A Life of Faraway Desires: The Outsider Music Of ‘Knife
5 Creepy Movies Streaming On Disney+ Right Now
Film Review: The Good Neighbor (2022)