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Virtual Book Festival: Event 11 – An Interview with Children’s Author Darlene Foster @supermegawoman #VirtBookFest #books #childrensbooks

Posted on: August 6, 2019

Book Festivals are so much fun. You always learn something new, meet great people and get inspired. But it is not always possible to get to one. So how about a virtual Book Festival? Anne Stormont has created a wonderful Book Fest and invited me to be a guest speaker. All readers, writers and everyone else, come and join the fun.

Put it in Writing

Hello and welcome to event number eleven in the Virtual Book Festival. Today’s guest is author of children’s books, Darlene Foster, and she’s here to talk to us about her writing and to tell us about  the wonderful novels she writes for eight to twelve year olds.

Welcome Darlene, it’s lovely to have you here today. Let’s start with you telling us why and how  you became a writer.

No one is born a writer. But you can be born a storyteller. I come from a long line of storytellers and have been telling stories out loud or in my head for as long as I can remember. We were encouraged to tell stories as I was growing up on the farm, as we didn’t have a television until I was almost a teenager. My grade three teacher encouraged me to write my stories down and when I was twelve…

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16 Responses to "Virtual Book Festival: Event 11 – An Interview with Children’s Author Darlene Foster @supermegawoman #VirtBookFest #books #childrensbooks"

Congratulations, Darlene–and perfect timing, innit?

Fun idea! On the way to check it out now 🙂

A great idea. Thanks!

I just love when you get interviewed! You are so down to earth and humble about your writing, which sounds so fun! I have to get off my ducas and buy me a book or two — after all, I enjoy runaway princesses, bounty hunters, camels and sand storms too! Congratulations on a great article!

Thanks so much, Claudia. These interviews are fun to do. Thanks for being such a loyal follower. xo

Great interview, Darlene. I sent you a letter on your contact page.

Thanks, Pete. I got your email.

Wonderful interview…you are definitely a natural storyteller. Each interview reveals more.
Congrats!

Peta

Thanks, Peta. I soon will have no secrets! I enjoy doing these.

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