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AN INTERVIEW WITH SPECULATIVE FICTION AUTHOR JAMES SHADE

Today we sit down for a visit with speculative fiction (both fantasy and horror) author James…

HISTORICAL AUTHOR ALYSSA ROBERTS CHANNELS HER LOVE OF SAILING IN HER REGENCY ROMANCE

*Photo 1 Alyssa Roberts writes historical fiction and historical romance. Her historical romances to date are…

#CRAFTS WITH ANASTASIA–MYSTERY AUTHOR SUSAN OLEKSIW’S LOVE OF INDIAN EMBROIDERY

Susan’s Hut and Palm Tree Indian Scene Mystery author Susan Oleksiw writes the Anita Ray series…

MYSTERY AUTHOR LEV RAPHAEL ON HOW RESEARCH CAN BE MURDER

Lev Raphael is the author of 27 books ranging from mystery to memoir. He edits manuscripts,…

AUTHOR SASSCER HILL ON HOW A HORSE RACE LED TO A BOOK CONTRACT

American Pharoah Author Sasscer Hill was involved in horse racing as an amateur jockey and racehorse…

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR DONNARAE MENARD

Today we sit down for a chat with author DonnaRae Menard who writes in a broad…

AUTHOR E. CHRIS AMBROSE ON RESEARCH–INCLUDING CHOCOLATE, GUATEMALA, CENOTES, MAYA PYRAMIDS, AND HUMAN SACRIFICE(!)

Maya Pyramid (photo by Chris Dionne) E. Chris Ambrose is the author of the Bone Guard…

AN INTERVIEW WITH NICHOLAS HARLOW FROM AUTHOR JACQUELINE VICK’S HARLOW BROTHERS MYSTERIES

Today we sit down for a chat with Nicholas Harlow from author Jacqueline Vick’s Harlow Brothers Mysteries. …

AUTHOR AND FILMMAKER SHEA E. BUTLER ASKS, “WHAT’S IN A NAME?”

Shea E. Butler is a short story author and award-winning filmmaker. She was that kid who…

AN INTERVIEW WITH MRS. ALEXANDER FROM AUTHOR MARY VEE’S DETECTIVE CARHILL MYSTERY SERIES

Today we sit down for a chat with Mrs. Alexander (Elizabeth to her close friends), the…

THE WRITING LIFE WITH SUSPENSE AUTHOR KIERSTIN MARQUET

Kierstin Marquet is an award-winning author who writes clean, high octane, and often humorous psychological suspense stories…

CHARACTER INTERVIEW–DR. VICTORIA ROBERTS FROM AUTHOR LINDA J. PARISI’S BLOOD ROGUE SERIES

Today we sit down for a chat with Dr. Victoria Roberts from Honorable Rogue, Book 2 in the…

MYSTERY AUTHOR CHERYL HOLLON ON AN AUTHOR’S LIFE IN THE TIME OF COVID

Author Cheryl Hollon writes the Webb’s Glass Shop Mysteries and the Paint & Shine Mysteries. She…

MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE FIRST LINES FROM AUTHOR AND EDITOR JUDY PENZ SHELUK

A former journalist and magazine editor, Judy Penz Sheluk is the author of two mystery series:…

AUTHOR DEBRA H. GOLDSTEIN’S AMATEUR SLEUTH INTERVIEWS HER CAT

Today we offer up a different sort of interview for our readers. RahRah, the Siamese cat,…

AN INTERVIEW WITH SULLY (SULLIVAN) BARLOW FROM AUTHOR JOSIE MALONE’S BAKER CITY: HEARTS & HAUNTS SERIES

Today we sit down for a chat with Sully (Sullivan) Barlow from author Josie Malone’s Baker…

MYSTERY AUTHOR ELIZABETH LOGAN (AKA CAMILLE MINICHINO) WHIPS UP BOSTON CREAM PIE AND A NEW ALASKA DINER MYSTERY

Camille Minichino aka Ada Madison aka Margaret Grace aka Jean Flowers aka Elizabeth Logan is the author…

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR TERRY AMBROSE’S TWEEN AMATEUR SLEUTH ALEX ATWOOD

Today we sit down for a chat with tween amateur sleuth Alexandra (Alex) Atwood from author…