Author Mario Cardarelli was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He loves children of all ages. Mario has volunteered in a variety of ways with children. Mario has mentored them and has worked in pre-schools, day camps, and hospitals just to mention a few. His books are based not only on experiences, but, the talents of all the children within their communities and what they have to offer. He sends out to the readers, worldwide issues/ messages in his books. He also, writes about children’s dreams, and fantasies. Mario writes adult books as well as, children’s books. Mario speaks out for children, and mentors them. Mario Cardarelli is now a full time published Writer/Author/Publisher. As well as helping others.
Welcome! Mario, I’m so happy that you are joining this event “Seven Weeks to Christmas Author Interviews & Giveaways.” Thank you so much for taking the time to come talk to us about your book. I wanted to thank you for your generous offer to give away a few copies of your books to commenters of this blog.
With that said, let’s get on with your interview!
1. What is the working title of your book?
” Bitten By Darkness.”
2. Where did the idea come from for the book?
The idea or concept, came from, a true event that happened to a lady that was related to my mom.
3. Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
I would like to have, Kirsten Dunst play “Anna,” My main character, and for the Master Vampire, Colin Farrell.
4. What is the one sentence synopsis of your book?
She is given the opportunity to live again by a fatal bite by the master of the vampires. He is the only vampire who is left alive and has the desire and the power to create his family of darkness.
5. Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
I am going to have my book, self published
6. How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
It took me 3 months to write the first draft, and come up with a original concept with a twist.
7. What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
If i had to compare this book, ( and i dont like comparing ) I would say, ” Twilight.” with a twist and even Stephen King.
8. Who or What inspired you to write this book?
In a word, teenagers, children, they love a good vampire story. I go straight to the source for ideas.
Thanks so much for stopping by, and a Big Thank you to http://www.virginiawright.com/blog
You are welcome! Thank you for the interview. -Virginia