An Interview with Charvet Clark

We’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but it’s hard not to with Charvet Clark’s Kiss Kiss For Real, which sports one of my favorite covers ever. Colorful and whimsical, it fits this young-adult romance to a T. The book features a “feisty good girl” and an “unattainable bad boy” and is…

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An Interview with Julie John

In September of last year, one of the most thrilling emails I’ve received to date arrived in my inbox. The message was from Julie John, who wrote, “Nice to meet you! I am going to narrate Rewrite the Stars for Black Rose . . .” I jumped for joy at that point, then sat down…

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An Interview with Suzanne Kamata

I first “met” award-winning author Suzanne Kamata years ago when I began working with Literary Mama. At the time, she intimidated me! A confident, capable, talented writer like her working with a relative newbie like myself? It was a lot to take in. And then I emailed her a publishing question and received a lovely…

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An Interview with Rob Samborn

Thrillers seem to be on-trend right now—and maybe they always have been—but that puts author Rob Samborn in a good place. His debut novel, The Prisoner of Paradise, released in November, and so far, it’s garnering great reviews! Author Ruthie Marlenée wrote, “Not to be out shadowed by the historical and conspiracy thriller writing luminaries…

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An Interview with Kerry Chaput

Research for author Kerry Chaput‘s interview question began with her website, and I knew immediately we’d get along just fine. Anyone who “believes in warm drinks and tall tales” is welcome in my circle any time! Kerry also believes in (and loves) historical fiction, and her traditionally published debut in that genre, Daughter of the…

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An Interview with Erin Flanagan

Sometimes when I interview friends, I worry that I won’t find the right questions to come up with. Like too much information might spin in my brain to see the person and their book(s) clearly. But then, I get answers back from people like Erin Flanagan, who I am lucky enough to call friend, supporter,…

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An Interview with Sarah L. Blair

Author Sarah L. Blair and I connected via Instagram, which is one of the few reasons I love that forum—the ease with which I can meet new authors. But Sarah is one of those persons who I’d gladly meet up with for coffee or ice cream or whatever the craving of the day is, provided…

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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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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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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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