You may have already read a bit about Kally Khan but we wanted to go a bit deeper… Here, she answers five questions to give you an exclusive insight into her writing and inspirations, as well as the authors she most admires.
Why did you start writing?
“Writing helps me to express my feelings and release thoughts I have inside of me that I would otherwise not say out loud.”
What inspires your novels?
“I have different muses in my life but the person who inspired me the most to finally write my debut novel, Copy of Me, was a fellow author and friend, Sherry Pitts.”
Did you enjoy writing at school in England?
“I didn’t enjoy English class itself, but I was known for writing extracurricular short stories that may have been inappropriate at the time…”
Who are your favorite authors and why?
“Jane Austen and Stephen King.
Jane Austen because I can lose myself in her books. Even though they take place in a different era, when society was so much more conservative, the books still address issues that apply, especially to women, today.
Stephen King has an amazing creative mind and is able to interconnect all his stories with one another. I want to spend an entire day with him, picking his brains, to find out more about his thought process when writing his books.”
What do you want your readers to take away from your novels?
“I want my readers to connect with my writing, whether it’s with an experience or a feeling. I want other women reading my work to know that it’s okay not to have everything together. We are who we are and our flaws are there because of what has shaped us in our past – but so are our strengths.”
Do you have any other questions you’d like to ask Kally? Leave her a comment on Facebook or Instagram, or send her a message and she’ll answer as many as she can!