An Interview with Marie Jones

Marie Jones is an author, screenwriter, and adventurer, in addition to being a fitness enthusiast and mother. Like so many other authors I interview, she’s been writing stories since she was young, but only ventured into the world of novel publishing relatively recently. Her debut with a traditional publisher, Those We Trust, released in May…

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Literary Mama: A Life Transformed

In January 2014, the online literary journal Literary Mama took a chance on a mama writer and editor living in Ohio who had very little professional editing or writing experience. While I no longer have the cover letter I sent to the then editors, it included something along the lines of “what I lack in…

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An Interview with Flora Collins

Flora Collins has been writing dark stories for a long time. In an interview with Alex Hawgood, Flora said, “I’ve been babbling little stories to whoever would listen to me since the age of three.” She put that talent to good use in high school, where she was named runner up for the Adroit Prize…

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Author Chat on December 8!

One of the things I’m most grateful for this year is the number of incredibly supportive authors I’ve met. Two of them, Jenn Bouchard and C. D’Angelo, have agreed to join me in a wonderful evening of conversation on Wednesday, December 8, at 7 p.m. Eastern time. (And if our pre-discussion discussion is anything to…

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An Interview with Charissa Weaks

2021 Debuts author Charissa Weaks has experience in publishing. As a City Owl Press editor, she’s usually helping other authors achieve success. But earlier this month, her debut novel, The Witch Collector, was released. The book is the first in The Witch Walker series, which also includes the forthcoming City of Ruin and A God’s…

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An Interview with Elizabeth Rynecki

I first came across Elizbeth Rynecki and her work when I participated in her own interview series, Authors Answer. And I’m so glad I did because it introduced me to her beautiful book, Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter’s Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy. The description of the book states, “Spanning three generations, Chasing Portraits is…

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An Interview with Erin Fulmer

Like most of the authors I interview, 2021 Debuts author Erin Fulmer leads two lives. By day she’s a public benefits attorney, and by night she’s an author of science fiction and urban fantasy who recently saw her debut novel, Cambion’s Law, released from City Owl Press. In this season of gratitude, I’m sure Erin…

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The Treat Yourself and Your Family Giveaway!

I’m thrilled to be partnering with seven other Black Rose Writing authors with this holiday giveaway! Why not treat yourself or a loved one this month to a new story or two? One lucky winner has the chance to win eight ebooks that span the genres. In fact, there’s something for everyone in this free…

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An Interview with Brianne Moore

Like many writers, author Brianne Moore has been working on her craft for a long time. When she was young, she writes, “I spent my childhood inventing and acting out stories of brave princesses and gutsy ladies (always in AMAZING gowns!).” And now, those stories are out in the world! Brianne is the author of…

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An Interview with Teri Rizvi

When I first met Teri Rizvi in person several years ago, I will admit to feeling a bit intimidated. As a self-taught author, sitting across from a trained journalist and experienced writer wracked my nerves. But the conversation flowed smoothly, and I soon realized that the Teri sitting in front of me was as gregarious…

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