Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia Fast Facts with Author Tricia Barr

It was a pleasure to talk about my fandom, being an author, and engineering in DK Books Fast Facts interview.

What would be your dream collaboration?

If I could work with anyone, I’d love to be part of the story team for an animated show like The Clone Wars or Star Wars Rebels. I am an accomplished fiction writer, too, so getting a shot at a YA novel set in those story eras would be my second pick. Then I could collaborate with Dave Filoni and Jen Heddle from Lucasfilm, two people I admire.

Read on for more insights into the book, including some fantastic preview pages. Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia is out now in the United Kingdom and has been available in all major book retailers in the United States.

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Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and the intersection of women within Star Wars fandom. She is co-author of Ultimate Star Wars and Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia from DK Publishing, a featured writer for Star Wars Insider magazine with numerous articles on the Hero's Journey. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Hyperspace Theories and Fangirls Going Rogue. Tricia Barr's novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library's successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to