Legends of Steragos by KM Scott
Today, Bookin’ It welcomes Kevin Scott, a graphic novel author who currently lives and works in Bundang, South Korea.
Hi, Kevin! So nice to have you here today. You are the first author I’ve interviewed who writes graphic novels. Can you tell us a bit about how you became a writer. When did you decide that’s what you wanted to be, and what steps did you take to prepare for a writing career?
KS: I loved watching movies and TV when I was a kid, and really enjoyed hearing a good story. One day, when I was 9, my dad dragged me to see Ghostbusters. I was scared at first. Horror movies freaked me out, and anything with ‘ghost’ in the title was sure to scare me. Two hours later, I walked out of the theater a changed kid. The movie absolutely thrilled me (the library ghost was freaky, I’ll admit), and I knew then that I wanted to make movies. I got interested in writing screenplays at that age. Later, I would be inspired to write narratives as well as scripts, and received a lot of encouragement in doing so. While I’ve never given up writing screenplays, writing books and short stories are a heckuva lot easier to produce. Read more…