Happy Halloween! Last but not least in the spotlight of Illuminating Authors: A Journey of Words Blog Tour is show-stopper and youngest author in the book, Analise Paone! Ms. Paone’s story, “The Other World,” is a great monster story that will scare the pants off readers of any age; it’s a great read for such a spooky day!
Pick up your copy of A Journey of Words, which includes my story “Loose Ends” along with “The Other World,” and the stories of thirty-three other amazing authors at my site. You can also order through your favorite book retailer or from the publisher, Scout Media.
Author Name: Analise Paone
Title of your AJOW story: The Other World
Synopsis: A girl stumbles into an alternate scary world through a blue glow and meets all the classic monsters.
What inspired you to write this story: I love to watch scary movies like “Poltergeist” and read scary books like “Goosebumps.” I love scary stuff so I thought to myself, “yeah, I should try that.”
How long have you been writing: I came up with story ideas when I was 6 years old, but I didn’t have the time to write them. When I turned 7 years old, I started to write poems, and when I was 8 years old, I started writing short stories and stapling the pages together and showing them to my family.
What genre do you usually write in: horror, comedy, and non-fiction.
What are you working on right now: I’m working on my first comic book and trying to work on more non-fiction stories and poetry.
What advice would you give to new writers: Come up with an idea and write it on paper first with a pencil so you can erase your mistakes. If you don’t know how to end a story or get stuck on a part, ask someone to help you. Also, put a lot of details and make your story make sense.