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Author Interview

What inspired you to write WoE Is Us?

I observed a growing sense in our society that we can use technology to solve all our problems, even death. People dream of cheating death. One way or another, people are in search of a technological salvation, one achieved by humanity’s collective intellect and will. As a Christian, I think they’re looking in the wrong place.

Over the past few years, I’ve read several dystopian books and watched dystopian movies, and the thought occurred to me: “Jesus matters to a billion people on Earth, and many times people turn toward God when life gets hard. If these stories are set in a bleaker, darker future, why shouldn’t people be clinging to the hope found in Jesus?”

What do you love the most about this story?

I love the redemption story, for both Lyrian and Jacob. Hers is more pronounced, but each needs rescue and forgiveness in their own way. The scene with Jacob at the cemetery was one of my favorites to write. I also love the strong value of family represented in the book.

What challenged you about writing it?

Writing a main character that’s a different gender is always a challenge. Also, it’s incredibly challenging to envision and create a realistic future that accounts for the dire circumstances involved in the story. Also, while I wanted to portray a desolate, dystopian world, I also wanted to capture mankind’s resilience in the face of hardship and not paint people as hapless or incompetent. Keeping that balance was difficult at times.

Which character do you most relate to and why?

As a father, I can relate to Jacob, though I can only imagine his pain. I’d like to think I’m like him, but I’m probably more like Doc: a quirky nerd.

What do you hope readers will take with them after they've read it?

Whether yesterday, today, or in some dystopian tomorrow, Jesus is our hope and peace for now and eternity. As Christians, we can help and encourage one another to continue and persevere in our faith.

What do you enjoy doing when you're not writing?

I love long family road trips, particularly visiting national parks. I enjoy camping, though we aren’t backcountry campers. I prefer the mountains to beaches, and my heart stirs when I get to sit and stare at grand vistas.

WoE Is Us
By D.K. Doulos
Christian Dystopian, YA, Sci-Fi
Paperback & ebook, 267 Pages
March 30, 2021 by Ambassador International

Lyrian Wallace was only ten years old when the Malevolence struck on October 10, 2056. She thought the next decade had numbed her to the grief, the death, the bots, and the daily struggle for survival. She lost her parents when they became Sleepers, but like everyone else, she had pieced together a new family. Lyrian was almost content when the Alliance began taking them . . .

The world always took things away from her. She could only live for today and never dared to hope for any heaven. But when her circumstances change, Lyrian must choose how she might live for both this life and the next.

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About the Author

D.K. Doulos has written stories most of his life and is thankful he can use his talent in service to God. When he's not writing, he enjoys going camping, impersonating a grill master, and watching college football. Between epic cross-country family road trips, he lives in Texas with his wife and four children. Find out more about D.K. on his website (

Tour Giveaway

One winner will receive (US only):
- A leather satchel (sized to carry a tablet, iPad, or Kindle) that’s similar to the one carried by the book’s main character
- Bluebonnet scratch-made soap, inspired by the book’s Texas setting
- Fredericksburg Juicy Peach scented wax melts, inspired by the book’s Texas setting
- A $25 Amazon gift card

Ends April 21, 2021

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