Check out this #AuthorInterview – with Karla Robledo #Author of #HAWK

About Hawk

Genetic engineering has become a trend in Oakland thanks to Dr. Lores’s discovery. Hawk, a failed trial patient, loses his memory and befriends a magic 8-ball on his path of rediscovery.
Meanwhile, Dr. Lores realizes that maybe there’s a reason genetically modifying humans has never been attempted before once things go outrageously wrong.

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About the Author

Karla Robledo is an emerging teenage novelist of YA sci-fi books on a mission to create fantastical worlds that her readers can escape to. What began as penning poetry for her parents and being recognized for her unique stories throughout Miami, ultimately turned into releasing her debut novel (Hawk). A creative spirit since birth, Karla is also a multi-instrumentalist who is self-taught in both video editing and producing.

Qn 1: Can you tell us more about your book What is it about?

This book is about a young man named Hawk trying to reinvent himself in a world where things are going absolutely awry. Genetic engineering has recently become the latest new thing, and people are turning into superhumans, but not in a good way. Hawk has to face the decision to either let the world be taken over by these stoic armies or lose everything to trying to stop them.

Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in this book, is it directed at any particular market?

I think particularly young adults would be interested in this book. Especially comic book fans. It has stunning illustrations and a good sense of action/adventure to go with it.

Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors to choose from, which are your favourites and why?

My favorite book is “The Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinger. I like this book because it perceives the simplicity of human life, and the complexity of human relationships. Especially the ending.

Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new to the writing work, or who was trying to enhance their craft or business?

Definitely take it step by step. Don’t try to rush the process. Writing a book may take years, and then there’s everything that comes after that. It’s a gruelling process, but very rewarding. If you are just getting into writing, don’t be afraid to get ideas from others. Believe it or not, your parents or friends are the best audiences to critique your writing. They come in with an open mind, and any questions they have, or anything that’s unclear, shows that there is something faulty in what you wrote. Never take it personally, though. It is always a way to help out.

Qn 5: Where can our readers find out more about you?

Readers can contact me at for any questions or reviews!

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