Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Character Interview: Austin Girl from The Adventures of Austin Girl and the Legend of Diablo

Today we're excited to have a character interview with Austin Girl, main character of The Adventures of Austin Girl and the Legend of Diablo by Carrie Crain! Check out the synopsis:

Austin Girl, a dispirited teenager, discovers a magic Samurai sword, leading her on a journey to Planet Disco to save her kidnapped Grandpa from the nefarious Diablo, and return to Earth before she becomes a permanent guest.

Character Interview:

Please state your name:
Austin Girl
13 going on 20
Hair /Eye Color:
I work at my Grandpa Lucky’s antique store in Checkered Past, Texas.
A pink Schwinn bicycle with white daisy basket.
Favorite food:
Breakfast tacos with lots of cheese and a Dr. Pepper
Describe yourself in three words:
Uncoordinated, naïve, stubborn
Wardrobe/Personal Style:
White Go-Go boots, orange and white mod dress and black trim Candy eyewear. I HEART vintage and thrift store.
Where do you live? Are any other people living with you? Who are they?
I live in Checkered Past, Texas with my Grandpa and my cat named Alley in a 2-story brick home sitting on 5 acres. I have the entire upstairs to myself. I never knew my dad and my mom left when I was a young whippersnapper to chase a dream in Hollywood.
How do you feel about your author?
She’s completely lost her marbles.
Favorite Pastime:
Helping Grandpa find antiques and unusual items for the store. I love to bargain and negotiate.
Without giving too much away, what was one of your favorite moments with the character you spend the most time with?
When Skinny taught me the proper way to hold Samurai sword. It was fun practicing. For the first time, I felt like a warrior who could conquer anything I set my mind to.
What makes you happy?
Seeing my Grandpa happy. Oh… and, the Samurai sword, of course.
What is your greatest fear?
Dancing. I have vertigo, so dancing scares me.
What would you change about yourself if you could?
My insecurities stemming from not having parents like my peers do. I would learn to relax.
What is it that you have never told anyone?
I record the Pawn Stars and watch all the reruns late at night.
What's the worst thing you've ever done? Why?
I called these mean bullies “fatheads” and meant it.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Owning Grandpa Lucky’s Antique Store.

For more about The Adventures of Austin Girl check out these websites!

CarrieCrain.comAmazonB&NSmashwords • TwitterFacebook •  Goodreads


  1. Hi Jesse! Thank you so much for interviewing my character AUSTIN GIRL. I'd LOVE to giveaway an autographed copy of the paperback or an ebook version of winner's choice to 1 LUCKY commenter!!! xoxo - Carrie

  2. I love the biodata type interview :)

    It's different!

    1. Thanks. Jessi and Pretty In Fiction did a great job with the Austin Girl interview. Happy Thanksgiving and thanks so much for stopping by and entering the contest for a chance at either an autographed paperback or ebook of THE ADVENTURES OF AUSTIN GIRL AND THE LEGEND OF DIABLO!

  3. Fun interview. Austin Girl must have been ticked when she called those bullies "fatheads," LOL!

    1. They so deserved it. Boys can be so mean! ;) Thanks Mae!! I had so much fun yesterday. Be sure to let me know who the winner of the paperback or ebook is and I will send out a tweet!

  4. LOL! I love the plot and the interview! One of the most hilarious interviews I've seen yet!

    Definitely going to add this to my TBR list.

    -Angie @YA Novelties

    1. OH MY GOSH!!! Thanks, Angie! You made my day. Have a great holiday.

  5. This was fun! Of course, all of Carrie's writing is. :)

    1. I'm all smiles. *blushing* Thanks a zillion, Donna!

    2. OMG! YOU WON, GIRL!!!

  6. Fantastic interview, fun and different. :)

  7. Fun interview! And this sounds like a really fun read, too. I hadn't heard of it before. And now I want breakfast tacos!!

    1. Haha!! Me too. Breakfast tacos is the one thing I really miss about living in Austin, TX.

  8. Great interview, fun to read! Character interviews are so much fun to do!

    1. Thanks Siren! It was fun writing.

  9. And, the winner of either autographed paperback or ebook on device of their choosing is DONNA CUMMINGS!!!! Congrats!!


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