Friday, November 23, 2012

Interview With Superhero Princess Zara Roy'al

Zara Roy’al is a blonde, beautiful, and sarcastic superhero princess. She is your typical fairy tale princess, awaiting her prince charming, except for one thing: she's been cursed with super powers. She's also the main character in Superhero Princess and the Curse of the Rainbow Fairy, Natasha House's YA fantasy novel.

About the book:
You'd think flying fast, being strong, and the ability to attract small, fuzzy creatures would be awesome right? Wrong! Join Zara as she fights zombie carrots, evil mermaids, and dragons with attitudes. Everything changes when a new boy named Gunner enrolls in her school. He accepts her for who she is, which Zara has never encountered. Suddenly, magical eggs from various monsters around the kingdom start to go missing. It's up to Zara to discover who is stealing these monster eggs and why.

Hello, Zara. It's nice to have you here. I've never met a super hero princess. How did you first meet your writer? 
I met my writer at a garage sale. She was just sitting there bored out of her mind when I nearly tripped over her.

Did you ever think that your life would end up being in a book? 

Well, when monsters attack you, you have super powers, and are pretty much fairytale material you kind of expect that.

Oh. Well, yeah, I guess you do. Tell us about your favorite scene in the book. 
I’d have to say when I rescued Cupcake from that evil tux-wearing mouse. The fact that she wanted to kill me was rough, but in the end having a rainbow-licking pet is pretty awesome!

I guess it would be. Did you have a hard time convincing your author to write any particular scenes for you?  Not really. She loves being crazy and silly with the way she writes.

What do you like to do when you are not being actively read somewhere? 
I really enjoy rescuing people, even though half the time they get slimed by a monster.  Still, it’s pretty awesome when you pull someone out of the hands of a five hundred pound octopus who looks like your science teacher.

That would be awesome. If you could rewrite anything in your book, what would it be? 
Ugh…some of my encounters with Gunner. He’s hot.

Ooooh. Nice. Tell the truth. What do you think of your other fellow characters? 
I hate Annabelle. I guess everyone knows that if they’ve read my story.  She’s the devil’s spawn. Okay, okay, so she’s not that bad. If she’d only ease up a little bit at school, that’d be nice!

Do have any secret aspirations that your author doesn’t know about?
To have a boyfriend would be nice. Hint, hint.

Pay attention, Natasha. She wants Gunner! If you had a free day with no responsibilities and your only mission was to enjoy yourself, what would you do? 
I would spend the whole day at the beach, drinking coffee, and doing absolutely nothing.

What impression do you make on people when they first meet you? How about after they've known you for a while? first impression usually evolves monsters, so people tend to run in terror from me.  After people get to know me, if they stick around long enough, I think they’d find an all right girl.

What's the worst thing that's happened in your life? What did you learn from it? 
Being cursed by that dang fairy. I was just all cute and stuff in my cradle, why the heck would she curse me? I learned that I can use what she meant for evil and turn it around for good. Tell us about your best friend. 
Cupcake is the cutest thing on the planet.  She always knows how to make me feel better.  She’s got my back when I’m fighting some evil blob of some kind.

Bleck. I hate evil blobs. I'll bet it's nice to have Cupcake around. What are you most afraid of? 
Never getting married or making a real friend.

I hear you. What’s the best trait your author has given you? My humor. I love being sarcastic, I think it’s what helps me cope with life. 

What’s the worst?
The worst would be this curse!

Of course. What do you like best about your dad?
The best thing I love about my dad is his crazy sense of humor. It’s so cheesy. 

My least favorite thing would be his smelly feet!

Ewww. How do you feel about your life right now? What, if anything, would you like to change? (Other than your dad's stinky feet.) 
I think my life is pretty good. I’m handling the whole cursed thing all right. I think if I could change anything I would change the monster attraction. It’d be nice to go to a birthday party without a monster showing up and wrecking it.

I'll bet. What aspect of your author’s writing style do you like best? 

Her sense of humor.

If your story were a movie, who would play you? 
Oh wow…um, probably Hayden Leslie Panettiere.  I’m not really sure.

Describe the town where you live. 
There are dragons, castles, monsters, and of course a school.  It’s a pretty nice place, despite the crazy stuff that goes on there. 

Describe an average day in your life. 
I wake up, get ready to go, look out the window, fight a monster or two, go to school, fight another monster, and come home. Usually coffee is involved somewhere.

I can certainly see where coffee might be needed with days like that. Will you encourage your author to write a sequel?

Thanks for talking with us, Zara. Oh look, there's another monster to fight. I'll let you get to it. For an interview with author Natasha House, scroll down.

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