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Press Kit

Bios

Short Bio:

Maria Langella Sorgie is a writer of young adult fantasy and children’s books.  Maria is currently writing the next two books in the Earth Keeper's Trilogy, The Earth Keeper’s Challenge and The Earth Keeper’s Mission.  When not absorbed in her fantasy world of writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  

Medium Bio:

Maria Langella Sorgie is a writer of young adult fantasy and children’s books.  The Earth Keeper's Gift, her first book, tells the story of a young girl's connection to nature and the magical path she takes to help all living things including herself.   The idea of the story of the Earth Keeper was born out of her background with horses, as she has worked extensively with them throughout her career, as both a rider and equine practitioner.  Maria is currently writing the next two books in the Earth Keeper's Trilogy, The Earth Keeper’s Challenge and The Earth Keeper’s Mission.  When not absorbed in her fantasy world of writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  

Long Bio:

Maria Langella Sorgie is a writer of young adult fantasy and children’s books.  The Earth Keeper's Gift from Archway Publishing is her first endeavor. It tells the story of a young girl's connection to nature and the magical path she takes to help all living things including herself.   Always a kid at heart and a lover of nature and all things living, writing The Earth Keeper’s Gift was a dream come true for Maria. The idea of the story of the Earth Keeper was born out of her background with horses, as she has worked extensively with them throughout her career, as both a rider and equine practitioner.  Maria is currently writing the next two books in the Earth Keeper's Trilogy, The Earth Keeper’s Challenge and The Earth Keeper’s Mission.  When not absorbed in her fantasy world of writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. A true lover of nature, she is proud to live in the lush and rolling fields of Independence Township, New Jersey.  

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Interview Topics

  • How story can teach living responsibly

  • Using the fantasy genre to educate

  • The importance of young female heroes

  • Environmental Conservation with Generation Z

Suggested Interview Questions

  • How did you start writing?

  • How does your professional background with horses affect your stories?

  • What is your connection to nature, and why do you feel you need to impart it to others?

  • What are your ideas about the environment and our current global situation?

  • How do you respect nature in your daily life?

  • The Earth Keeper's Trilogy has a young female protagonist, Nimue. Why?

  • How does a female main character differ from a male main character?

  • Is corporate greed a theme in the Earth Keeper's Trilogy?

  • Were you raised in nature? How are children today different?

  • Do you believe in parents giving their children a mobile phone at a young age?

  • How do you believe social media is affecting young children?

  • Do you feel social media has changed the way young kids view books or even read books?

  • Does writing fantasy make learning more fun for children?

  • Who are your writing inspirations?

  • Whose books do you personally read?

Media

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