For those who might not be familiar with you, would you be a dear and tell the
readers a little about yourself? How did you get your start in the writing
inspiration of her waggish pets, from the riotous air of Minnesota, comes Kate
with her family and her three pets. She
is currently working in a nursing home but has for long dreamed of being a
published author- which since you are reading this, has come true. She likes to read, sing, paint and is very
proud of her music & book collections. She also wants to travel the world.
When she travels the world of Indigo, she would like to learn sword fighting
from Bradan, or be a tailor.
snow storm. She dyes her hair a different color every few months, and once went
to Walmart wearing a black cape and cat ears. She never got into trouble at
school, and has not yet achieved her ambition of drinking her way through all
twelve pubs pictured on her Irish calendar.
brilliant idea for my debut novel hit me, and that was it. I dove into the wonderful world of indie
the dreaded “block”. Please tell us how you handle it.
long chat with my younger brother, Jimmy.
He always has suggestions and ideas for me.
writer’s life, it’s not all glitz and glam. Well not for the majority of us.
With that bubble sadly busted, when you’re not writing, how to do you spend
pays the bills.
pastime/career a secret. Do those close to you know you write? If so, what are
They’re quite proud of me and have been extremely supportive through it
you’re like me, it’s a long list so give us your top ten.
long list. Even this was a task,
narrowing it down to just ten.
Edgar Allen Poe
yours or otherwise, which book would you choose and whom would you love see
casted in the parts?
There are a lot of characters, so I’ll just pick for the lead
roles. For the role of Ava, I would
choose Mary Elizabeth Winstead. For Sera, I would choose Anna
Ava is your typical teenage girl, hoping to spend
her summer doing the usual: shopping, concerts, skateboarding, and hanging out
with her friends. Her best friend Sera has other plans for them, learning how
fly her uncle Mat’s hot air balloon. Their first solo flight turns out to be
the adventure of a lifetime.
By magical forces, they are pulled into a world
that is unlike their own: the world of Indigo, steeped in myths, legends, and
prophecy. Where nothing is what it seems. Where good and evil are not easily
distinguished. Will the two teens be able to figure out whose side they are
really on before it’s too late and find their way home?
That is if it’s not top-secret information. If so, just whisper it in my ear. I
swear it’ll go no further.
into book two of the Indigo Trilogy: Roisin.
can contact you?
have anything else you’d like to share? The stage is all yours.
started writing Indigo, more than three years ago. Yes, that’s how long it took me to write
it. I also did the cover artwork myself,
as well as the map of the world and a character sketch for every character in
the book. I included those character sketches
in the appendix of the book, as well as the “Indigo Playlist,” which is a list
of songs that I believe coincide with scenes from the book.
and Gents, I hope you enjoyed our interview with Kate Marie Robbins. If you have
any questions or comments for Kate, by all means, leave her a message
below. Thank you in advance for your visit!