A rare autoimmune disease turned around Steve Searls' life; he went from lawyer to full-time author, moving from poetry and blogging to short stories and finally, his debut novel, My Travels with a Dead Man. Listen as he describes the multi-genre nature of his work, his experience working with a writing coach and so much more.
Ann Aptaker is an award-winning writer who is also heavily involved in the art world. Listen as she describes her newest release as well as navigating the pandemic lockdown in Paris, and how her unique approach to art exhibits also is reflected in her writing.
Emilya Naymark is an artist and short-story writer whose debut novel, Hide in Place, is a cross between women's fiction and police procedure that will debut in February. She speaks of the differences in writing novels vs. short stories, how she does her intensive research, the beauty of picking just the right word and so much more so sit back and enjoy!
Dr. Kathryn Jarvis may have worked in academia but her story is anything but academic. Her memoir involves the breakup of a marriage due to the AIDS crisis in the late 1980's and the story recounted in A Red Door is honest, raw and unlike anything you've heard before so sit back and enjoy!
Gary Hillard is a former child psychologist and schoolteacher with 13 books to his credit, most understandably about children. He has definite ideas about how children are undervalued in our society. A self-publisher, he describes his process for writing and promoting his work. Enjoy!
Cathi Stoler is the author of an award-winning short story as well as three urban thriller and mystery book series. Her newest novel, Bar None, debuts this summer. Heavily involved in the mystery community, Cathi discusses the importance of setting in a novel as well as red flags when querying publishers. Listen and enjoy!
Carolyn Geduld is a 78-year-old mental health professional who started writing fiction starting at age 76. Her first novel will be released later this year. She is both an advocate for late-blooming writers as well as for how seniors are portrayed in literature. Watch and enjoy!
Kaye George is a prolific author of cozy mysteries and short stories who has been nominated for the Agatha among other awards. She's lived in many locations and held many jobs and that diversity has influenced her writing, as has her involvement with the "Guppies" and her reviewing for Suspense Magazine. Find out more in this fascinating interview!
Sung J. Woo has ventured into genre (mystery) fiction after great success in literary fiction. His upcoming release, Skin Deep, follows a murder case handled by a Korean-American female investigator. Find out the author's views on Korea coming into its own in the American scene. Enjoy!
Marilyn Levinson is a prolific author who has written cozies, romantic suspense, children's literature and more. The founder and former president of Long Island's Sisters in Crime, she expounds on writing in different genres, writing under a pseudonym, which genre is most fun to write and more!
D.M. Barr writes novels of suspense, sex and satire.