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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Sensational 7 Q & A with Myra McEntire (Author of Hourglass)!

Have you ever wanted to know what it would be like to hang out with your favorite author(s)? In an attempt to get a better understanding of authors, my Sensational Seven Q & A takes a closer or more personal look at these authors to give you a glimpse of the personalities behind the writing of your favorite books.

“Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a personality which, by birth and quality, is pledged to the doctrines there set forth, and which exists to see and state things so, and not otherwise.” By Ralph Waldo Emerson

Myra McEntire knows the words to every R and B hit of the last decade, but since she lives in the country music capital of America where her lyrical talents go sadly unappreciated, she chose to channel her mad word skills into creating sultry Southern timeslip novels. 

But if you catch her at a signing, she can probably be convinced to rap with you anyway.

HOURGLASS is her first novel. It will be released June 14, 2011!
If you were given a chance to travel back in time, what year or place would you go / Why?
1816, to the Villa Diodati with Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley and gang. Oh, to be a Romantic Poet!

Describe your novel in seven words or less?
Southern time travel with a snarky twist.
Please share with us about your favorite book and fictional crush to date?
Favorite Book: Wizard of Oz Fictional Crush: I have a thing for Holly Black's Cassel. Oh, and Sarah Rees Brennan's Nick.

If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be / Why?
Hermione Granger. I'd love to live in that world, and to be as smart and honorable as she is.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, whom would you like to see play thelead role as you/ Why?

Tina Fey. I think why should be obvious. (The snark and the glasses!)

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be – please explain?
Occasionally Inappropriate - because it's true.

How would you describe yourself/life in seven words?
Crazy, hopeful, blessed, honest, loved, loving, and (trying to always be) kind.


**Is there any additional info you would like to share with your readers about what’s next for you and your books?**
I have just turned in the sequel to HOURGLASS, and I'm awaiting revisions! Brainstorming a few unrelated ideas as well!

Thanks for stopping by Myra!

For more information about Myra McEntire and her books, please visit her website here.


  1. I am counting the days till Hourglass debuts! I've been waiting for this book for months!

  2. Great interview! I hope to meet Myra one day and we can rap or break out a Luther Vandross duet together! :-)

  3. I am really looking forward to the release of this one! Can't wait to read it. And I LOVE your interview questions! :-)

  4. I love Myra's fictional crush and who she'd like to be. Can't wait to read this.

  5. Great interview! I love Hermione Granger!!!

  6. I also love Hermione! Who wouldn't want to do magic?

  7. Great interview! Where would the fun be if people weren't occasionally inappropriate? ;)

  8. Great Interview! It's fun with the different questions for a change.

  9. I always enjoy time travel stories, and the snarky twist is an added bonus. I'm looking forward to reading Hourglass.

  10. I really enjoy Holly Black, great author.

  11. Great interview. I like to think Tina Fey would play me too :)

  12. Yay! Another Hermoine lover. She is one of the best characters ever!

  13. LOL, great interview. Tina Fey would be a great character to play her. :)

  14. Love a great Time Travel tale. To date my fav is The Time Travelers Wife.

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

  15. I'd want to be Hermione as well. She's awesome!

  16. Nice Interview! I love Hermoine and Cassel makes me wanna melt into a puddle :D I really can't wait to get my hands on sounds fantastic!

  17. This was a really cool, down to earth interview. If the book is anything like the author then I can't wait to read it.

  18. I haven't read her novel but I already love her! she seems so nice!

  19. Great interview.. I so need to read this book too!!

    Mickey @ imabookshark

  20. A time travel with a snarky twist. I'm really looking forward to reading this, already on my wishlist. Thanks for the author Q&A post!

  21. I'm so excited to read this!

  22. Great choices, Cassel and Nick are two of my favorite book boys as well :). I love Nick's snarky humor, and cassel is well he's just hot! lol

  23. Ha, nice picks for the fictional crushs :) I'm definitely more of an Alan girl, though. Thanks for the great interview! :)

  24. Great interview. Snarky twists are my favorite.

  25. Hahah, Occasionally Inappropriate LOL, awesome title for a biography :) I really like Myra's actress pick, although i think Myra's far more beautiful!

    Thanks for a great interview :)


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