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Andrew Boyd
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Member Since: 01/2023

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew Boyd grew up in Denton, Texas, where he went to school at the University of North Texas to study Radio, Television, and Film. Despite having dyslexia, he has a passion for writing. His favorite genres are Horror and Coming of Age. On his free time he enjoys painting, building LEGOs, watching movies, and playing with his cat.

Tell us a little bit about yourself, your hobbies and interests.

Andrew Boyd grew up in Denton, Texas, where he went to school at the University of North Texas to study Radio, Television, and Film. Dispite having dyslexia, he has a passion for writing. His favorite genres are Horror and Coming of Age. On his free time he enjoys painting, building LEGOs, watching movies, and playing with his cat.

When and why did you start writing books?

In my teens I started to write screenplays.

What made you decide to tackle writing as a career?

Inspiration for ideas I get and to battle through dyslexia.

Which one of your books or characters is your favourite?

I think my favorite character is Oliver from Castle Rock High.

Which one of your books was the hardest to write and stretched you the most as a writer?

Winter. It was first person point of view of someone slowly going insane over years. It is a hard place to get to, but once I was zoned in the book writing flowed.

Who is your favourite author and book?

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

What book are you reading right now?

The Energy Bus

Where do you get your inspiration for your books?

Movies, music, people I meet, stories I see, my own struggles.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Guitar, listen to music, build LEGOs, video games (though I haven't in a while), watch movies, watch tv.... YouTube rabbit holes....

Do you have any new books in the works?

Book 3 to the Generation Z series which will be called Castle Rock Orange. I am also in the stages of planning book 2 of the Heaven and Hell series, the title of that book will be Summer. Finally, the next project after those two will be the second book in the Blood series, Day of Blood.