Interview with A. Nation

Author of Eye of the Kingdom - Kindle Vella

I'm retired and writing as much as I can. I have 24 novels and several novellas published. My genres are science fiction, urban fantasy, and travel mysteries.
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Quick description of the book for a new reader - what should they expect?
  • This current link shall take you to my Kindle Vella story. The first three episodes are FREE. If you haven't used the free 200 tokens Amazon has given you, use them for more free chapters to read. The cost of more tokens is minimal.
What was your inspiration for this book?
  • This is the third story in the Quest series. I needed to find out what is Nathan's special power.
Which authors do you admire? How have they influenced your writing style?
  • Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradberry, and Agatha Christie
Can you tell us a little about the locations in your book?
  • On a planet far from our solar system.
What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
  • Read as much as you can
Could you talk a little about your writing process?
  • I mull a scene over in my mind for a couple of days and then begin writing it all down as if I'm watching a movie.
Which character has had the greatest impact on readers?
  • Nathan, he's twenty years old at this writing and still learning how to become a leader
If the book were to be adapted for TV or film, who would you see in the lead role? Who did you have in your mind’s eye ?
  • I don't know. He's 20, dark hair, and tall
How have readers responded ?
  • "I like your world building."-Vincent,
    "I grabbed the first 3, loved it so far."-Jamie
    "Your story is very well written with clear and concise grammar."-Joseph
    "I love your world building."-Amy
    "I read 32-37. I love how this story is progressing."-Al
    "I love the family unit in the story. The storyline is unique."-Charlotte
Where next? What are you working on now?
  • I have another SF speculative Vella story called Advent of the Robots, Season 1. I'm working on Season 2 at the moment
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This is the third novel in the Quest Series in Kindle Vella format. A young man in search of his destiny finds more of himself than he bargained for. A power from his past may keep him away from his world and the people he loves. After surviving the pinnacles and later exploring another planet, he finds himself caught into an ancient curse only he can undo. This story shall soon become an ebook and in print.