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The Prometheus Saga Author Interview: Manteo by Elle Andrews Patt

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AUTHOR ELLE ANDREWS PATT
Our featured author today is Elle Andrews Patt, author of "Manteo", a short story in The Prometheus Saga. "Manteo" is available for FREE on Kindle today, 4/13 - 4/17, so be sure to download your copy!

Welcome, Elle. Tell us, what inspired you to launch / join the Alvarium Experiment?

M.J. Carlson introduced me to Ken Pelham and their joint enthusiasm for the project as they explained it made me really interested in the details of the premise. The very thoughtful and thorough details of both the Prometheus character specifications and business plan that Ken and Charles Cornell had drawn up inspired me to jump up and down yelling, “I’m in, if you’ll have me! Pick me!”
What are some of the benefits and challenges of writing “into” an existing framework for Prometheus as a character? How did that shape your creative process for your story? Is it different from your usual writing process?

I love a structure challenge when writing story.…

The Prometheus Saga Author Interview: The Pisces Affair by Daco

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AUTHOR DACO Our featured author today is Daco, author of "The Pisces Affair", a short story in The Prometheus Saga. "The Pisces Affair" is available for FREE on Kindle today, 4/6 - 4/10, so be sure to download your copy!

Welcome, Daco. What inspired you to launch / join The Alvarium Experiment?

Last Fall, 2014, Ken Pelham asked if I’d consider joining a consortium of authors in The Alvarium Experiment—or the “beehive,” as now we often refer to our group. I knew if Ken was involved, I had to say yes. We’d met through the International Thriller Writers debut program, and I quickly learned that Ken had “real energy,” so joining was a no-brainer. So, I began writing my story, The Pisces Affair, for The Prometheus Saga.

What are some of the benefits and challenges of writing “into” an existing framework for Prometheus as a character? How did that shape your creative process for your story? Is it different from your usual writing process?

The beauty of The Alvarium, the b…