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Marisa de los Santos Interview with BookPage

Marisa de los Santos Interview with BookPage

BookPage editor Trisha Ping interviews Marisa de los Santos about her book, FALLING TOGETHER.

Adriana Trigiani Interview: The Shoemaker’s Wife

Adriana Trigiani Interview: The Shoemaker’s Wife

Adriana Trigiani talks to the UK’s Richard and Judy about her book ‘The Shoemaker’s Wife’

James Patterson Video: What I’ve Learned

James Patterson Video: What I’ve Learned

“I’m so glad I didn’t give up writing because of one teacher’s comments, and I didn’t give up pushing my first book until it was accepted by a publisher.” – Author James Patterson

Nora Roberts Interviewed by AuthorTalk.TV

Nora Roberts Interviewed by AuthorTalk.TV

  Comedic interview with author Nora Roberts by the hosts of AuthorTalk.TV! Hosts are authors Jill Monroe and Gena Showalter.  

Author Interview: Blake Northcott

Author Interview: Blake Northcott

Blake Northcott’s best-selling series The Arena Mode Saga is drawing to a conclusion with ‘Final Empire’, the third and final book of the bestselling sci-fi/superhero series by Canadian author Blake Northcott. The 300+ page novel will be available on Kickstarter beginning October 18th, and will include illustrations throughout by a number of notable artists: Natasha […]

5 tips to get past writer’s block

5 tips to get past writer’s block

A guest post by Jaelithe Russ. I recently read a post by a fellow writer who talked about how she doesn’t have the luxury for writer’s block. Like me, she is a busy mother who also works, so when there’s time to write we MUST take advantage of that time or lose it. With so […]

Free Book: Charcoal by J.E. Rowney

Free Book: Charcoal by J.E. Rowney

“Jess is dead, and it’s my fault.” Anna Macbeth has spent her whole life trying to escape from her past. She left the rural Yorkshire village where she grew up for life as a family lawyer in London, but what secrets did she take with her? When a familiar voice telephones her with tragic news, […]

Free Book: The Depot: When Life and Death Cross Tracks by Carmen DeSousa

Free Book: The Depot: When Life and Death Cross Tracks by Carmen DeSousa

The Depot (When Life and Death Cross Tracks) is a thirteen-thousand-word mini mystery with a ghostly edge by bestselling romantic-suspense author Carmen DeSousa. If you are looking for her full-length novels, please check out her Amazon author page. They say The Depot is haunted. But in all the years homicide detective Mark Waters has visited […]

Free: Short Stories About Love

Free: Short Stories About Love

5 FREE short stories about love! Download them today, Sunday, October 5, 2014, until Midnight Pacific US time. Each story is 7 – 18 pages. Quick reads, happy endings, and maybe even a few tears! THE BIRTHDAY – As a woman gets ready for a party, her kids, her husband, and her memories keep getting […]

The Fiona McVie Interview – 33 Questions

The Fiona McVie Interview – 33 Questions

Name Ashley Barron AgeOld enough to know better, still young enough not to care. Where are you fromWashington, D.C. A little about yourself I’m a bit of a jack of all trades. I believe it is the result of having been born with an outgoing personality and an entrepreneur’s way of looking at life. I’ve […]

Good-bye, Facebook. I’m Hitting The Road!

Good-bye, Facebook. I’m Hitting The Road!

  I’ve pinned down what it is that bothers me most about Facebook, and it’s this: the lack of context. As a novelist, I work to build a reader’s interest one layer at a time, using a combination of actions (story) and context (backstory). Indeed, context frames every event and every character that finds its […]

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I’ve Been Set Up!

I’ve Been Set Up!

A guest post by author Thomas Waite: The setting of a novel is critical, particularly for a mystery or thriller. After all, in addition to providing details that enrich the story, the setting can actually assist, or impede, an investigation. Choosing a familiar setting is usually a good idea for a mystery or a thriller […]

Blog Posts: How Old is Too Old?

Blog Posts: How Old is Too Old?

After an unexpected project, one that took nearly nine months to bring to completion, I am back to doing what I love: writing, blogging, and building. A painfully large backlog of blog posts, book plots, and marketing ideas are raining down on my brain like meteorites from an explosion on Planet Creative. I’m racing to […]

The Help of Others

The Help of Others

A guest post by writer Jessica Loftus: I’ve always thought that the idea of writing being a completely solitary lifestyle was a myth. The act of writing is solitary, not the life of a writer. Especially a fiction writer. For those of us that have the characters in our heads all the time, we wish […]

Downsizing To An E-Reader

Downsizing To An E-Reader

  My family is filled with serious readers. When together, we collect books, trade books, talk books. Even the little humans among us refuse to go to sleep without their favorite stories being read to them. Recently, during an all-hands-on-deck session to help a family member with a move, while packing up about 20 shelves […]

Amazon Vs. Hachette

Amazon Vs. Hachette

Let me open this blog post by clearly stating my position: I am not for or against Amazon. I am not for or against Hachette. I am on the side of the marketplace. Sometimes, this is the toughest position to be in. Loyalty pulls in one direction while, often, practicality pulls in another. Consider: I […]

Author Interview: Jonathan Digby

Author Interview: Jonathan Digby

Welcome, Jonathan! Tell us about your background and how you came to be a writer. My background is that I am English, I live in London and I’m an actor and a musician. I wanted to write a book for a long time but couldn’t really decide what to write. I’ve started various writing projects […]

Free Book: A Measure of Disorder by Alan Tucker

Free Book: A Measure of Disorder by Alan Tucker

High school will be a breeze for Jenni Kershaw — if she lives long enough to enroll, that is. Jenni’s ordinary, eighth grade life becomes a thing of the past when her science class goes on a field trip. Armed with only their notebooks, MP3 players, and wits, Jenni and her classmates are unknowingly transported […]

Free Book: Save My Soul by K. S. Haigwood

Free Book: Save My Soul by K. S. Haigwood

Kendra Larkin had everything going in the right direction. Her life was seemingly perfect, and she wouldn’t have changed a thing about it. Unfortunately, the course of her life was about to be forever altered. A tragic rappelling accident lands her on Dr. Adam Chamberlain’s operating table. She agrees to a deal proposed by a […]

Free Book: The Janus Complex by Graeme Gibson

Free Book: The Janus Complex by Graeme Gibson

  The Janus Complex, Book One of the Dark Secrets Trilogy, follows  the growing pains  of a young man (Jamie Raeburn) through all of the complications of life, love, lust, intrigue and violence. Street wise but impetuous he saves the life of an American sailor being brutally attacked in a dark Glasgow alleyway and his life changes completely. Why was […]