Monday, August 6, 2012

The Kid Interview Series - #3 - Iris Blobel, as interviewed by her daughter, Carleigh

Welcome to the third installment in the series.  I'm happy to introduce you to my awesome Aussie friend, Iris Blobel.  She is a fellow author at my sweet publisher, Astraea Press and writes heartfelt and touching romances.  We are all looking forward to her upcoming release, Innocent Tears, coming out in late 2012.  Her daughter, Carleigh, took on the interview.


Carleigh Blobel, age 11, interviews her author mom, Iris Blobel

1.       Can you name all your Mom’s books?
      A.   Sweet Dreams Miss England & Journey to her Dreams
      2.       Which is your favorite and why?
      A.   Sweet Dreams Miss England because it was mums first book and it was really special to me .
      3.       When does your Mom write?   Where in the house?   Describe her writing area.
      A.    Mum writes when ever she can especially at night when she is on her laptop.  She usually    writes in the living room or sometimes in the kitchen area, her bedroom or outside, if it nice weather.
      4.       What are you doing when Mom is writing?
      A.   Most of the time i would be playing with my sister (Tara) or watching TV at night
      5.       If Mom got rich and famous, what would you want her to do with the money?
      A.   I would like you use some of my money towards a house and starting a family or extending my bedroom
      6.       Do you read your Mom’s books?
      A.   I read a little but because they're romance I'm not really interested 
      7.       Do you think you do better in school because Mom is a writer?
      A.   No not really .
      8.       Do your friends know what your Mom writes?  Do you tell them?
      A.   My friends know a lot about my Mums books because I like to brag about it 
      9.       Do you want to be a writer when you grow up?   If not, what do you want to be.
      A.   I would like to be a writer and follow in my Mums footsteps, but I wouldn't do romance i would probably do kids books. I would also like to be a teacher or a police officer
    10.      If you could dedicate a book to your Mom, what would you say?
      A.  To my Mum for inspiring me to write to write my own books

 Iris Blobel
and "Innocent Tears" coming out late 2012
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  1. love these answers. It's so refreshing to look at the un-jaded hearts & minds of kids of that age.

    1. Thanks Jeff! Unjaded hearts & minds .... I might have to remind her that she's supposed to be unjaded ... LOL

  2. Ah. She sounds like a sweet kid, Iris!

  3. What an enjoyable and refreshing spin on interviews. Loved it!

    1. Thanks Amber. Samantha did well coming up with the idea and I'm glad we took the time to participate!

  4. I'm loving this series and enjoyed your daughter's insight to your writing. :-0

  5. Fun interview but not like the one when you interviewed Dakota was it

    1. No where near it!!! Then again Mum isn't as much fun as Dakota, but pretty close ;-)