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Jan. 10, 2023

How Anime and a Deck of Cards Inspired a Dystopian World with Author Kaitlyn Legaspi

How Anime and a Deck of Cards Inspired a Dystopian World with Author Kaitlyn Legaspi

In this episode of Beyond the Pen, we sit with guest author Kaitlyn Legaspi, the mastermind and Queen of Hearts behind the bestselling series Red Blood - The Card Holders Book 1. Kaitlyn takes us on a journey through her creative process, revealing how a deck of cards and anime-inspired her to write a book while still in high school. After graduating from the University of Florida, she published her first book and is working on the third book of the six-book series. Join us as Kaitlyn tells us about her pantser writing style and how it allowed her to create over 52 unique domains within her world. We'll also delve into the story of Red Blood, where a tournament to the death for people bound (with superpowers) and entertainment for the unbound (ordinary people) in this dystopian world. Don't miss this captivating episode of Beyond the Pen as we explore the mind of this talented author and the world she has created.


In This Episode

In this episode of Beyond the Pen, we sit with guest author Kaitlyn Legaspi, the mastermind and Queen of Hearts behind the bestselling series Red Blood - The Card Holders Book 1. Kaitlyn takes us on a journey through her creative process, revealing how a deck of cards and anime-inspired her to write a book while still in high school. After graduating from the University of Florida, she published her first book and is working on the third book of the six-book series. Join us as Kaitlyn tells us about her pantser writing style and how it allowed her to create over 52 unique domains within her world. We'll also delve into the story of Red Blood, where a tournament to the death for people bound (with superpowers) and entertainment for the unbound (ordinary people) in this dystopian world. Don't miss this captivating episode of Beyond the Pen as we explore the mind of this talented author and the world she has created.

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Kaitlyn Legaspi

Author

Kaitlyn Legaspi is the self-published author of the Dark Irregular Trilogy, a young adult fantasy trilogy she wrote in middle school. Writing passionately daily, she plans on adding more to her repertoire shortly. Now a University of Florida graduate, in addition to writing, Kaitlyn enjoys singing, trying new recipes, and reading whatever has caught her interest. Currently, she is working on publishing the third book of her Card Holders series, Final Loss.