INTERVIEW: Ty Johnston, Author of Bayne’s Climb (@jharmonwriter)

After reading and reviewing ‘Bayne’s Climb’, author Ty Johnston let me pick his brain about writing, Bayne kul Kanon and video games.

PureTextuality [PT]: First thing’s first, let’s get to know ‘Ty’. I checked out your site and didn’t really see much behind the scenes info so we are going to kick it off with the simple stuff. Where are you from?

Ty Johnston [TJ]: I grew up in centralKentucky, my family having moved toLexington from the mountains ofEastern Kentucky soon before I was born. I still have family who live in a few small towns in the mountains. I also lived inOhio for most of the 90s, and spent five years inWest Virginia. Nowadays I’m on the move every few months, traveling with my wife and our beagle and house rabbits. We’ve spent most of the last year in one part or another of the South, with stays inAtlanta,North Carolina,South Carolina andVirginia.

 

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INTERVIEW: Ty Johnston, Author of Bayne’s Climb (@jharmonwriter)

After reading and reviewing ‘Bayne’s Climb’, author Ty Johnston let me pick his brain about writing, Bayne kul Kanon and video games.

PureTextuality [PT]: First thing’s first, let’s get to know ‘Ty’. I checked out your site and didn’t really see much behind the scenes info so we are going to kick it off with the simple stuff. Where are you from?

Ty Johnston [TJ]: I grew up in centralKentucky, my family having moved toLexington from the mountains ofEastern Kentucky soon before I was born. I still have family who live in a few small towns in the mountains. I also lived inOhio for most of the 90s, and spent five years inWest Virginia. Nowadays I’m on the move every few months, traveling with my wife and our beagle and house rabbits. We’ve spent most of the last year in one part or another of the South, with stays inAtlanta,North Carolina,South Carolina andVirginia.

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REVIEW: Bayne’s Climb by Ty Johnston (@jharmonwriter)

Waking amid battle, the warrior Bayne has no recollection of his past, of his life, of himself. Believing the mad emperor-mage Verkanus holds the keys to his past, Bayne pursues the wizard across years and unto a mountain. Here, Bayne must climb to find Verkanus and to find himself, and among the crags are oddities and dangers never witnessed by lesser men.

In part an allegorical tale, the short novel Bayne’s Climb is the first part of The Sword of Bayne trilogy.

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