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Author Interview with J.L. Lawson

I’m interviewing J.L. Lawson today, the author of coming of age / adventure  novel “Just a Curtain”. Thank you for answering my questions, J.L.! Author Interview When did you know you wanted to become an author? That’s a funny story. You see, I haven’t been a doctor, lawyer, policeman, firefighter, air traffic-controller or lion tamer; so picking a childhood notion […]

Author Interview with Felix Timothy

I’m interviewing Felix Timothy today, the author of suspense/political thriller novel “Ionshaker Desperate”. Enjoy the interview! Author Interview When did you know you wanted to become an author? I guess I didn’t really know until I started writing Ionshaker Desperate towards the end of 2008, and even then it wasn’t called Ionshaker Desperate. But anyhow, I do remember an incident […]

Author Interview with Maralee Lowder

I’m hosting an interview today with Maralee Lowder, the author of “The Mortician’s Wife”, a paranormal mystery novel. Thank you for answering my questions, Maralee! Author Interview When did you know you wanted to become an author? I never took my writing seriously until a teacher in my local community college wrote across the top of one of my papers, […]

Author Interview with Steve Bevil

I’m interviewing author Steve Bevil today on my blog. He’s the author of YA paranormal fantasy novel “The Legend of the Firewalker”. Enjoy the interview! Author Interview When did you know you wanted to become an author? Hmm, that’s an interesting question. I don’t think I ever sat down and actually thought of becoming an author or a writer. I’ve […]

Author Interview with Margo Bond Collins

I’m interviewing Margo Bond Collins today, the author of paranormal mystery novel “Waking Up Dead”. Thank you for answering my questions, Margo! Author Interview 1) When did you know you wanted to become an author? I’ve always known, for as long as I can remember. The first story I remember actually writing down was basically fan-fiction of The Wizard of […]

Monday Musings #19

Each Monday, I recap the writing-related events of the last week. Interior images. I’m working on the interior images for the Spanish version of “Valentina and the Haunted Mansion”. Since I don’t have Photoshop here, that means downloading it (Photoshop is huge) and starting from scratch. Manuscripts submitted. All the manuscripts I needed to submit for the rest of the […]

Author Interview with S.M. McEachern

I’m happy to host an interview today with author S.M. McEachern, the author of YA dystopian novel “Sunset Rising”. Thank you for replying to my questions! Author Interview 1)    When did you know you wanted to become an author? When I was twelve years old, I decided on three things: 1. Make a million dollars and stop malnutrition in Africa, […]

Monday Musings #18

Each week, I recap the latest writing-related events that happened during the last week. Valentina y la Mansión Encantada. My picture book, Valentina and the Haunted Mansion, is now available in Spanish. You can check out the Spanish version here. Three Books in Three Months. I’m participating in an event over at Divine Writer (we also have a Facebook group). […]

Author Interview with Mayra Calvani

Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. When she’s not writing, reading, editing or reviewing, she enjoys walking her […]

Writing Tips: You Can’t Do It Alone

Or maybe you can. Some people can write all by themselves, and have the energy to keep themselves motivated, even when things go tough. But most of us authors? Nope. We need more support than we can give ourselves. We need a team of friends and family to motivate us, to help us think through difficult plot points, to remind […]