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Featured Author: Katelyn Young

Meet Katelyn, author of The Vult

About Katelyn Young

Katelyn Young is the author of The Vult and The Four. Her love of vampires and literature has inspired her writing. Katelyn recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with her degrees in English and Film Studies. When she isn’t writing she is either glued to the television, editing photos for her Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan account, or spending time with her dog, Baxter.

So let’s talk a bit about The Vult.

First things first, tell us a little bit about The Vult:
The Vult is a novel about the friendship between Deklan Powers, a vampire, and Amber Edge, a human. They become friends after Deklan saves Amber’s life and the story follows the ups and downs of their friendship.

When did you start writing The Vult? What inspired you to write it?
I started writing The Vult during national novel writing month/NaNoWriMo in November of 2019. I was inspired to write the story by my love of vampires and by the fact that I enjoyed reading stories about male and female friendships.

Who is your favorite character?
My favorite character is Deklan.

What is the general message you hope readers pull from The Vult?
The message I hope readers pull from The Vult is the importance of friendship and how friends can become family.

Can you give us an out-of-context spoiler?
An out-of-context spoiler would be prepared for a cliffhanger ending.

What is ONE reason readers should pick up The Vult?
One reason you should pick up The Vult is that it combines vampires and friendship in an action-packed novel.

The Vult sounds like such an exciting novel filled with friendships! I’m sure the author behind the book is just as exciting!

So, tell us a little about yourself.

Why do you write?
I write because I get so many story ideas in my head and I just have to put them down. 

What is your favorite book?
My favorite book is The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. The book inspires me to write about friendships.

Do you prefer physical books, ebooks, audiobooks, or all of the above?
 I prefer ebooks because I can hold countless books in my hand at once but I also have been getting back into reading paperbacks.

What software do you use for writing, publishing, marketing, etc.?
I use Scrivener and Google Docs to write. I use Amazon to publish and I use Facebook and Instagram for marketing.

What have been some of your biggest successes as an author?
There are two things I can think of right now, the first one is that my book was the Selling over 100 books in less than 6 months.

Check out The Vult below…and be sure to follow Katelyn Young to discover more of her work!

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