An Interview with Author Michael Ross

Michael is a pantser. He writes by the seat of his pants. His claim to success is that he has the imaginative mind of a young boy.

It was a visit to a clairvoyant that insisted he write! he did do and hasn’t looked back. Hi is also an actor and voice actor and has 

won a number of awards for his books, some of which are best-sellers.

Click the image to find it on Amazon
Q: Can you sum up My Fairy Garden in 20 words or less?

The best fairy story book of all time!

Q: What inspired you to write this book?

Children first, then the Covid lockdown, the beginning  of my series The Big Fairy Adventures and finally the building of my fairy garden.

Q: Was it challenging to come up with such a large volume of unique stories?

No. In many ways this was the easiest of all the 18 books I have written so far, maybe because I let my heart take control and not my head!

Q: What was the most challenging thing about writing this book?

I have 72 fairies drawn by local children that are in the book…reading a 5 year-olds handwriting was very challenging at times!

Advertisements
Q: Do you have a favorite fairy in the book?

Oh yes, she is called Tinker Tanker. On the front cover of the book it shows me meeting her. She is a little overweight, but has a heart of gold. (She just likes her nectar too much)

she is on a keep fit course now, and so she has changed her name from `Tinker Supertanker, to just Tinker Tanker.

Q: What feedback do you get from readers?

They love it, especially the children themselves and parents and even grandparents. I never realised how many people believe in fairies!

Join 5,500+ Followers

As a thank you for registering for our email list, you’ll receive free printable reading journal templates and a bonus 100 book reading list!

Q: What inspires you to write?

Please don’t tell anyone, but I still have the mind of a 6 year-old boy, full of imagination. Most of the books I write are fantasy books.

Q: Did you find any of the fairies difficult to write for?

No. And there are so many varieties of fairy. We all know the tooth fairies, but there are comical fairies that are there to make other fairies laugh, Fairies who specialize

in making fairy wands, also some that make the baby fairy wings even for young fairy babies. Did you know that every time a human baby laughs, a baby fairy is born!

Q: What is on your current reading list?

In all honesty, I don’t read other books when I am in the middle of writing my own books which i do constantly. I am just worried other authors ideas may come into my head! I want my stories to be as original as possible

Advertisements
Q: What is your next writing project?

I have two projects. Currently I am writing the 3rd book in my Big Fairy Adventures series called PIGSNOUT THE FAIRY EATER. But very actively involved in promoting books for children,

getting them to appreciate books, to look after them and hold them close. I am working with children in the UK, Croatia and at schools in the United Arab Emirates

Q: Where can readers connect with you (website, social media, etc)?

website: www.thewand.me

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Thetalentedauthor

https://twitter.com/wandchronicles

(@wandchronicles)

Pintrest:  https://www.pinterest.co.uk/thewandchronicles/_created/

https://www.instagram.com/thewandchronicles/?hl=en (thewandchronicles)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-ross-280532166/

Instagram: @thewandchronicles

Q: Any closing remarks?

I really do believe we must nurture children’s love of books.

In fact, just recently I was chatting by zoom to some children. One asked me, why are books so important?

This is what I told them.

Find Michael’s Book

Click the image to find it on Amazon

This page contains affiliate links. This means for any purchase made, I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.

More Authors to Meet:

Interested in working with me on an interview? Complete the form on Contact Me. I’ll be in touch within 48 hours. I look forward to working with you!

An Interview with Author Sherry V. Ostroff

Sherry V. Ostroff is the author of two books, The Lucky One, is a memoir originally published in 2016, and Caledonia, a work of historical fiction was published last year. She is a winner of the Indie Diamond Book Award. Q: Can you sum up Caledonia in 20 words or less? Caledonia is the tale […]

An Interview with Author AJ Sidransky

AJ Sidransky is joining my blog today to tell us about his newest novel, The Interpreter. We’re also getting insight into the third installment in his Forgiving series, Forgiving Stephen Redmond, set for release early next year. Q: Can you sum up the The Interpreter book series in 20 words or less? The Interpreter is […]

An Interview with Author Ashley Amber

Ashley Amber is a 26-year-old author who calls Boston home. Whether it was her first picture book that she entered in a Reading Rainbow contest at 9 years old, loads of fanfiction as a teenager, or her own novels, Ashley has always been writing. When she’s not writing, she’s making videos as an “Authortuber.” Ashley […]

Join 5,500+ Followers

As a thank you for registering for our email list, you’ll receive free printable reading journal templates and a bonus 100 book reading list!

More From the Blog

Books On My Reading List This Week – January 25, 2022
Read Along with Me This week's reading list includes an exciting new release by Roni Robbins, Hands of Gold. A story of overcoming to terms with past traumas and seeking silver lines. Also on my list this week are four audiobooks. The first is a rom-com, The Unhoneymooners. This is an unusual choice for me. …
January Update from Author Heidi Slowinski
Heidi Slowinski Happy 2022 readers! I hope the new year is off to a healthy start. It has been a productive start to the year for me. I am already ahead of schedule with my reading goals and meeting new authors through book reviews and interviews. As I've been working through the month of January, …
Short Story Contest – Deadline is January 31st
Attention writers! This month's short story contest theme is: Fresh Starts Entries must be received by midnight Monday, January 31st, cst. Selected stories will be featured during the month of January. Read on for further guidelines. Guidelines Stories are to be 1,500 to 3,000 words. All genres welcome. Please keep it ‘R’ rated or less. …

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: