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Anna Elliott

A long time devotee of historical fiction and fantasy, Anna Elliott lives in the DC Metro area with her husband and two daughters. She is the author of Twilight of Avalon and Dark Moon of Avalon, the first two books in the Twilight of Avalon trilogy. Visit her at www.annaelliottbooks.com.
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A captivating, magical retelling of the Arthurian legend of Trystan & Isolde--book one in the Twilight of Avalon trilogy.

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Anna Elliott
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Well, at the time I'm writing this, I'm first-trimester pregnant with my second baby and hideously queasy, so nothing sounds especially appealing as a lifelong exclusive diet. Ugh. But going by my non-pregnant tastes, I'll say chocolate.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Oh, goodness, I am horrible at answering questions like this. I'll defer to my husband, who says patience.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I guess that depends whether we're talking about in writing or in real life. In writing, my copy editor pointed out to me--very rightly--that I modify way too many verbs with "slightly" or "briefly." Then in real life, I just recently overheard my 2 year old talking to her baby doll and saying in a very patient voice, "Oh, babydoll, why did you do that?" And I thought, Goodness, I have no idea where she could have picked that up!

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Probably my husband. He's pretty great.

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