20 Questions with J.P. McLean

Don Massenzio is interviewing me on his blog today. His 20-questions format is a great way to get to know someone, and a lot of fun. Thanks, Don!

Author Don Massenzio

Today, we sit down with Canadian Author of The Gift Legacy Series, J.P. McLean. She has a very interesting background and is going to share it with us along with her influences,  a bit about her life away from writing and an exciting excerpt from the upcoming book in her series.

Please enjoy this edition of 20 Questions.

JPMcLean Author Headshot for DMassenzio Q1) When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?

So often, I hear writers say they knew when they were very young that they wanted to write. It wasn’t like that for me, though I do remember thinking writing would be an idyllic occupation for someone fortunate enough to not have to leave home every day to work in a ‘regular’ job.

Q2) How long does it typically take you to write a book?

Sometimes the ideas run around in my head for much longer, but when I start…

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About JP McLean

Author of The Gift Legacy, a contemporary thriller with a twist of fantasy that will leave you believing the impossible and wary of the night sky…
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11 Responses to 20 Questions with J.P. McLean

  1. Diana Stevan says:

    Great interview! Like the princess reference. Sweet. As you know, I share your obsession with writing. And your excerpt from your latest book is so compelling. Want to know more about the dad and what went down. Good luck with this book in the series.

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  2. denmaniacs4 says:

    Excellent interview…

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  3. Sally Rae says:

    Excellent interview JP… I enjoyed the ‘tease’ for your next book!! Can hardly wait for more!

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  4. Inese Poga Art plus Life says:

    So happy to hear you are having a great summer! Maybe I will next year, too.

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  5. JP McLean says:

    I sure hope so, Inese.


  6. Christy B says:

    Wonderful interview! In particular I enjoyed learning that the idea for your books came from a recurring dream you had ~ perhaps it was fate to write them later in life!

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    • JP McLean says:

      Thanks Christy. I hadn’t thought about the “fate” angle! I think you may be on to something. Don’s 20-Questions format is great way to get to know a little more about someone–like speed dating for writers. Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for stopping by.

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