Pamela Jane – An Incredible Talent for Existing

An Incredible Talent for Existing

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My new memoir, , is set in 1965, the era of love, light—and revolution. While I (the twenty-two year old romantic narrator), fanaticize a bucolic future in an old farm house with children climbing the apple trees, my husband plots to organize a revolution and fight a guerrilla war in the Catskills. Our fantasies were on … [Read more...]

Jennifer-Lynn Keniston – Afta-U

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My debut novel is called Afta-U. The story details everything that happens after the death of a little girl named Hope, at age 11. Hope’s best friend Jean, who is now almost 40, narrates the story. The Afta-U is both a literal and figurative boat that quietly immortalizes Hope, since Jean is haunted by her past and … [Read more...]

Karen A. Wyle – Closest to the Fire

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. is my first nonfiction book, published after five novels. I sought to bring together my profession (attorney) and my avocation (writing fiction), and to give back (or pay forward? I have a mediocre sense of direction) to other authors of fiction. This hefty reference work has two purposes: --to help writers avoid … [Read more...]

Scott Keen – Scar of the Downers

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. is a young adult fantasy about two slaves named Crik and Jak, who are thrust into a difficult spot. Do they stay in the dark city of Ungstah under Kilvar, their cruel owner, or do they try and escape, knowing if they fail it is guaranteed certain death? It is a story about finding hope when no hope exists. It’s about … [Read more...]

Karen Mann – The Woman of La Mancha

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. First, let me say thank you for printing this interview. After 27 years of writing, two of my books, and , were published in the same week. The book I want to talk about today is The Woman of La Mancha, a companion book to Don Quixote. In Don Quixote, the old knight names his idealized love Dulcinea. This character was … [Read more...]

Herb Williams-Dalgart – The French Girl’s War

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent book is entitled, >. It takes place beginning in 1939; just when Germany has invaded Poland and France enters the war. Sophie Claveaux, my protagonist is an eighteen-year-old Jewish farm girl, who believes she carries a curse that threatens her loved ones. Her mother died giving birth to her and her father … [Read more...]

Maggie Anton – Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda’s Daughter

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My newest book is a historical fantasy, . Fantastic tales of demons and the Evil Eye, magical incantations, and powerful attractions abound in this novel that weaves together Talmudic lore, ancient Jewish magic, and a timeless love story set in 4th-century Babylonia, the land where “abracadabra” originated. Tell us … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Maria Naranjo – The Fourth Wall

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My debut novel is , and it was released June 10. It's about a young girl named Marin who uses lucid dreaming as a form of escapism after an accident kills her mother. And then Marin loses control of the dream and realizes she's trapped in it. Tell us something about yourself. In my early twenties I got a little … [Read more...]

Nina Amir – The Author Training Manual

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent book is , which was released in March 2014 by Writer’s Digest Books, the same publisher who produced my first book, . It really is the definitive guide to becoming a successful author. The Author Training Manual offers aspiring authors, or even published authors with a new book idea, a process to help … [Read more...]

David Kalish – The Opposite of Everything

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What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My novel, , which just came out. It’s a comic fictional twist on my personal struggles with cancer and divorce, to treatment and renewal. A zany romance about the things that break our hearts -- cancer, crazy families, busted dreams -- and the things that sustain us: love and second chances Took me thirteen years to … [Read more...]