Today’s blog post is a character interview from the Young Adult novel My Dear Ellie by Aisha Urooj.
My Dear Ellie by Aisha Urooj is self published by the author and is suitable for readers aged 13+ as it does contain some adult themes, including use of drugs. It is currently available as an Ebook (ASIN B083JJK8TY, date published 6 Jan 2020) and a Paperback (ASIN 1656295970, date published 7 Jan 2020)
Synopsis of My Dear Ellie by Aisha Urooj
My Dear Ellie is a coming of age story about two beautiful best friends Eleanor James and Cassandra Grace, or Ellie and Cassie. Cassie narrates their life story and talks about their friendship. Read about their triumphs, their struggles, adventures and misadventures as they grow from little girls to young ladies.
Ellie wants to be a superstar. She has natural beauty and talent but is super impatient in achieving her goals. She drops out of high school to pursue acting. She achieves greater success but at a cost. She dwells deeper into darkness as fame becomes a dangerous drug to her.
Cassie is sweet and loving. She is terribly indecisive about what she wants to do in life but will follow Ellie anywhere, including dropping out of high school. After a few years, she decides to go back to University and discovers her love for English literature. As her life gets more purposeful, she doesn’t realize how much her friend Ellie is drifting into despair. An incident involving Ellie deeply affects her life. She vows to be there for Ellie and to get her the life she deserves to have, even if it means challenging Fate…and costing herself a thousand lifetimes to fulfill that promise.
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Why was this character chosen for this interview?
She is the character that the novel focuses on. She is bold, adventurous and wants to be a superstar.
Question 1: What is your name and who do you want to be?
Answer: I am Eleanor James. I am an aspiring actress and will be your next Oscar winning star.
Question 2: What do you love about acting?
Answer: I love that I can become anyone that I choose to be. I also get to meet cute guys and learn cool things, like riding a motorcycle.
Question 3: What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Answer: My strength is my confidence. I can conquer anything that I set my mind to. My best friend Cassie (Cassandra Grace) is also my strength. Her support means everything to me. Some say that I can be very impatient so that would be my weakness. I dropped out of High school because I couldn’t wait to start my career. I have no regrets! No guts, no glory.
Question 4: What do you want your fans to know?
Answer: I love their support and I listen to their comments and want to continually improve myself. I am always stuck to my phone and sometimes get depressed by the trolls or mean comments. My best friend tells me that if I ever want to smash my phone, she would do it for me lol
Question 5: What are your next goals?
Answer: I want to conquer the acting world. Be sure to look out for me. I am Eleanor James, rising Hollywood sensation.
This book character interview was submitted by and with permission of the author.
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