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Singing Ragesong in my Best Operatic Voice

JR Simmons is the author of a series called Ragesong, and my youngest is sort of a major fangirl for him and his books. She's done book reports and school projects on the first book, Awakening, and the second book in the series, Uprising.  My kid has wanted to review the series on my blog for awhile, and it took me a few months to get it together, but here it is--a review and interview of Ragesong by his #1 fan.




Kid: How did you get the idea for the series?



JR: The idea for Ragesong began to float around in my head a few years before I wrote book one.  I've always loved music and fantasy, and I wanted a way to tie the two together.  I wanted music to play a role, but I wanted to focus on swordplay and medieval violence.  When I first came up with concept, Joraus and Swyf were slated to be two bumbling idiots named Grutnik and Yorken.  All I knew was that they would turn into something cool when they entered their world and in ours they would be silly fairies, and that t…

Where I Give My Own Stuff Away

Goodreads Book Giveaway Secrets of the Mine by Juli Caldwell Giveaway ends October 29, 2014.
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