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Character Interview: Wilbur, The Turkey, From the Book The Turkeys are Coming by Pamela Michele Funke

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[Interviewer watches as a very proud turkey enters into the room. She smiles as he struts across the floor puffing up his feathers. She tries to keep from laughing at the idea that she is actually going to be interviewing a bird.]
Interviewer: Today, we have Wilbur, the turkey, from the book The Turkeys are Coming. Hello, Wilbur. It’s great to finally meet you. I’ve heard great things about you.
Wilbur: Gobble, gobble. It’s great to be here. Gobble.
Interviewer: Can you tell us a little about your story?
Wilbur: Of course. Gobble, gobble. In the story, I play the part of a turkey who gets fed up with his flock being hunted every year. I come up with a plan to fight back.
Interviewer: [looking down at her notes] I see. I can certainly understand why you would get fed up with something like that. However, don’t you think there is a better way to stand up for your family besides fighting?
Wilbur: Of course. Physical violence is never the answer to anything.
Interviewer: I totally agree. What is your favorite part of the story?
Wilbur: Gobble, gobble. Let me think. I guess, the best part of the book would be when my flock came together to stand up against the man.
[Wilbur looks around the room.]
Interviewer: Who is your favorite character in the book?
Wilbur: It would be arrogant of me to choose myself. [Wilbur laughs]That would be a little biased, don’t you think? So aside from myself, I would have to say Bob.
[Interviewer chuckles to herself]
Interviewer: Bob? Why did you choose him?
Wilbur: Bob is somewhat of a comedy relief. He is so hilarious. At the most unusual times, when you least expect it Bob will do something that will leave you laughing. He does a lot to cheer us up in different ways and half the time Bob doesn’t even realize he’s doing it.
Interviewer: What would you say to the kids who read your story?
Wilbur: Gobble. Gobble, gobble. I’d say always stand up for what is right. Fighting is wrong and should never be used to fix a problem. However, I am not saying that one should not defend theirself if ever attacked.
Interviewer: That’s some good advice to remember, Wilbur. Is there anything else that you would like to say to your readers?
Wilbur: The Turkeys are Coming is a lesson taught using a hilarious technique where you don’t even realize you are being taught anything. The Turkeys are Coming takes place during turkey hunting season and is basically the man (hunters and the women working at the hunting lodge) versus us turkeys. It is not only a lesson about survival but a lesson showing that if we trust God fully, He can handle and work out any situation. My author, Pam Funke, did an amazing job telling my story. She also has some other books out as well. You should check her out sometime.
Interviewer: I shall have to do just that. Well, thank you Wilbur for joining me today. It has been an interesting experience.
Wilbur: Gobble. Gobble, gobble. It has been my pleasure. See you around.
[Wilbur gets up and shakes the interviewer’s hand which feels a little weird in his wing. He gives her a wink before leaving.]
Interviewer: If you would like to learn more about The Turkeys are Coming or other books by Author Pam Funke, check out the information below.

blurb: Five ladies. One angry turkey. One adventure that’s sure to leave you laughing. It’s turkey hunting season and the turkeys have had enough. Wilbur, the alpha male, blames the workers of the hunting lodge for the hunting of his fellow turkeys. He gathers together a band of turkeys to enact his revenge against the lodge. Will they succeed in their mission against the hunting lodge? What will the workers do?

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Pam Funke

I am the proud grand-daughter of a pastor and have spent the majority of my life in the church. I am a Christian author who enjoys writing many different things. My love of reading and writing led me to write for the enjoyment of others.

Why did I choose Christian novels? Well, mainly because there are hardly any Christian novels out there anymore and the books that are filling the shelves and homes of adults, young adults, teens and children are not feeding their minds or souls with positive things. Now mind you there are some very good non-Christian novels out there that instill a positive message.There has to be something in a good book that not only feeds the mind with positive values and teaches the reader how to improve their life and give them some hope, then what’s the point? A good book should have a lesson in it that someone can learn something valuable from it and not just an escape away from their problems in the real world~ because when the story is over the real world is still there and so are their problems. They should be able to come out of that story with something positive that they can use to help them in the real world.

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Five ladies. One angry turkey. One adventure that’s sure to leave you laughing. It’s turkey hunting season and the turkeys have had enough. Wilbur, the alpha male, blames the workers of the hunting lodge for the hunting of his fellow turkeys. He gathers together a band of turkeys to enact his revenge.



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Character Interview: Descended: Sebastian by Dana Pratola

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Dana Pratola

Men like Sebastian want only one thing, and Natalie has vowed not to give it to him. Yes, he’s gorgeous, intelligent and heroic, but he’s also a constant reminder that she isn’t good enough for him. Can she outrun a club owner who wants her dead when she’s weighed down by the failures of her past? His whole life, Sebastian has viewed women one way – as marvelous distractions. But when Natalie enters his life, he’s forced to see the world – and women – in a new light. Teaming with Jett Cestone, they enter a world of sex traffickers to rescue young innocents. But only Natalie can rescue him and give him the one thing his heart needs. Character Interview for Sebastian Hi, we’re interviewing Mr. Sebastian Gray from Dana Pratola’s newest book Descended: Sebastian. It’s the second in a series. I’ve read the first one, so I’m guessing this one will also deal with a man who is more than ordinarily powerful, and perhaps a woman who might just show him his power isn’t going to be enough to deal with her in quite the way he plans.

1. What do you do for a living, Mr. Gray, and how’s business? I’m an architect, and business is fantastic, thanks for asking.

2. You’ve been seen with some remarkably beautiful women, but none for very long. What’s your secret to fighting them off, especially since you basically propositioned every one at that Las Vegas bar the other night? Hmm. Fighting them off…not what I’m known for. But when I was with a woman, and our time was up, I was always honest. Right from the start. I had no desire to mislead anyone.

3. That flight from Las Vegas must have been terrifying. At least one passenger said you appeared to be meditating or chanting. Does that relax you, or was there some other reason for doing it? >> I have no idea what you’re talking about.

4. There seems to be one woman you not only didn’t try to fight off, but actually may have kidnapped? What makes Natalie different? >> Nat…she’s…. I don’t know if I can answer that. She just is.

5. Some of us like to exercise the “phone a friend” option at odd times in our lives, but it seems especially odd that you brought Mike in to help you solve the problem of Natalie. What’s special about him? >> Mike’s been my friend for years. We’re more like brothers than anything and when I need him, he’s always there. Sometimes he does the thinking for me. Helps me see things I might have missed because I’m too eager, or not paying attention. I’ve never known loyalty like his.

6. What did you think when the police showed up, and who did you think Matt was? >> I thought Matt was Natalie’s boyfriend. I had the impression he did too. But when the cops charged in, all I could think was, great, I’m going to prison and I dragged Mike down with me.

7. What do you think made Natalie claim she came to your apartment of her own free will? >> I want to believe it was just because she thought I was hot, but I know she had her reasons, pertaining to Matt.

8. Who would want to, or have the power to, interfere with your plans for Natalie? >> Only one person could try to interfere. Jett Cestone. But I can handle him.

9. Do you think it’s going to be easy to get rid of her? >> I have no intention of getting rid of Natalie. Ever.

10. Do you really want to? See answer to 9.


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