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Part One - The Boys

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I wrote a YA novel aimed towards teen fans of urban fantasy/paranormal romance. Before my journey started I never thought to ask my target audience what their feelings were towards reading. Well, I decided to find out.

I asked six teens to participate in my little interview. Five were willing (two boys and three girls). The sixth I never heard from, but they might be on Facebook restriction, and we can’t argue with that now can we?

Today’s interview is with the teen boys of the group. Both boys are in ninth grade, and are from different backgrounds. (See part two of this interview with the girls here).

A=Austin: he likes biking and sports.
D=Doug: he likes skateboarding and playing music.

1. What is your favorite genre to read?
     A: Action.
     D: Suspense, Action, pretty much anything. 2. Do you prefer stories told in the first person or third?
     A: First person.
     D: First Person, but I also like when they switch point of view.   

3. Do you prefer a male or female point o…