Category: Books & Publishing

Author Interviews Books & Publishing

An Interview with Author Evan Anderson

Evan Anderson is a transplanted Southern Californian, originally from Los Angeles, living in the Catskills and Hudson Valley of upstate New York.  He is continually surprised by the area’s hidden treasures, even after years of exploring the streams, mountains and valleys. He also finds community life to be rich.  Located less than two hours from […]

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An Interview with Author Tonya Jewel Blessing

Tonya Jewel Blessing spends more than half of the year in education and youth work with an African tribe. During of the rest of the year, she speaks, sets up writers conferences and writes stories based on research and Appalachia family traditions. Blessing worked as a copywriter for non-fiction and religious television before writing fiction.  […]

Books & Publishing Self Publishing Writing & Editing

How to Self Publish Your First Book

Not that many years ago, self publishing was traditional publishing’s ugly step-sister.  It was associated strictly with vanity publishing – paying thousands to have paperbacks published yourself – and had a reputation of being the course of last resort for terrible writers. Thanks to the internet opinions have begun to change, and self publishing is […]

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An Interview with Author Ryan Uytdewilligen

Ryan Uytdewilligen loves movies to death! He’s a huge fan of the Oscars, and every year holds a party at his house.  He can name you ever winner off the top of my head. Uytdewilligen grew up on a farm in the Canadian prairies. When not writing, Uytdewilligen enjoys travel and tries to market at […]

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An Interview with Author Thierry Sagnier

In addition to being a writer, Thierry Sagnier is an addicted reader, songwriter and musician, and a traveler.  He is bilingual. Besides historical fiction, Sagnier has written nonfiction, science fiction and thrillers. Sagnier is the author of L’Amerique.  He is the next author to be featured in my interview series focusing on historical fiction and […]

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An Interview with Author J. L. Gates

J. L. Gates has written young adult fiction in addition to historical fiction, a move he calls a “dumb idea.” “I rather stupidly wasted a couple of months writing a quickie young adult novel featuring romance and stand-up comedy,” Gates explains. “I thought this was quite brilliant since I have a hard time writing anything […]

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An Interview with Author Kelli A. Wilkins

When Kelli Wilkins isn’t writing, she enjoys a variety of hobbies including reading, traveling, gardening, visiting flea markets, and visiting weird/creepy/haunted places. In addition to historical romance, Wilkins has written gay, contemporary, fantasy, and paranormal love stories at all heat levels. Wilkins is the author of Redemption from a Dark Past. She is the next […]

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An Interview with Author Anthony Barton

Anthony Barton has a pet bat named Bulmer. In addition to historical fiction, Barton has written a non-fiction: Famous Teachers and Their Methods.Barton is the author of Press Gang!. He is the next author to be featured in my interview series focusing on historical fiction and historical romance authors.   Anthony Barton on Writing   […]

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