When Linda Znachko heard about Baby Doe, wearing a diaper and found in a dumpster, she felt compelled to get this baby named, dressed and buried with dignity. She had no idea that this baby would also birth a ministry that she could never have imagined. Znachko wrote He Knows Your Name, a book that explores her spiritual journey about how God led her and how many other lives were touched thanks to this baby.
Author of the Day Archive
Jennifer Lacopelli has been watching tennis at the highest levels since before she could really remember clearly. This made it only natural for her to start writing novels set in the world of professional tennis - not only exploring the thrill of the sport itself, but also the relationship dynamics, the competitiveness and other things that drive the players. As our Author of the Day, Lacopelli tells us all about her latest novel, Game. Set. Match, talks about the New Adult genre and reveals her favorite tennis players of all time.
Joel Canfield self-reportedly has written like a madman since he learned how to type. Novelist, screenwriter and ghostwriter, Canfield has lived in many cities across the U.S. He now resides in Miami Beach, Florida with his favorite blondes, writer-editor wife Lisa and dog Betsy, but he will undoubtedly move again, because that’s just what he does. As our Author of the Day, he talks about Blue Fire, the sequel to his first Max Bowman book and gives us some insights in his writing habits and the creation of his characters.
In his personal health & fitness journey, James Atkinson has experienced it all: he has been overweight and unfit, skinny and weak, a long distance runner, competing bodybuilder and personal trainer. Through personal experience, Atkinson has learned the importance of good diet, smart training and metal strength. As our Author of the Day, he tells us about his latest book, his journey and the motivation behind it.
When Kiersten Modglin is not watching Netflix or curling up with a good book she enjoys writing psychological suspense in which she explores the darkest parts of human nature and the inner workings of twisted minds. Her novel, "If It Walks Like a Killer", is no exception. As our Author of the Day, Modglin reveals what inspired her to make seemingly happily married college sweethearts the center of her story and gives us some insights in her writing process.
Leanne Owens is an English teacher who has lived in the outback, written for horse magazines and Horse Talk TV, and bred many national champion horses. During her years in the outback, she saw how outback children could drive cars, operate bulldozers, ride horses and motorbikes, muster ten thousand acre paddocks, cook, and do more things than most city adults. This inspired her to write about the horse-hating city cousin who visits her outback family in Horses of the Sun, the first book of her Outback series. As our Author of the Day, Owens tells us all about it.
Steve Turnbull is an excellent housekeeper - he can cook, wash and iron clothes... but he is an even better writer, creating dystopian worlds where humans are turned into monsters. His latest book, Kymiera is that coming of age story of a teenage girl who is turning into a genetic freak. As our Author of the Day, Turnbull tells us all about it.
Suanne Laqueur used to choreograph music - now she enjoys choreographing words, weaving intricate tales about life and love that stay with readers long after finishing the book. As our Author of the Day, Laqueur reveals how one of her main characters started out as a parole officer and ended up a male escort and gives us some insights in her writing process.
Julie Johnson is a twenty-something Boston native who, self-reportedly, suffers from an extreme case of Peter Pan Syndrome. She also drinks an inhuman amount of coffee in a single day, which helps her to get to writing, formating, marketing and designing the covers for her books. As our Author of the Day, Johnson talks about her writing habits, how writing provides a form of therapy and gives us insights in the inspiration behind her book, Faithless.
D.C. Alexander is a former federal agent. He was profoundly moved by 9/11 and very dissatisfied with the extent to which news pundits bothered to identify the root psychological causes of the extremism that led to the terrorist attacks. In his book, The Shadow Priest, Alexander poses the question: What creates murderous fundamentalists and fanatics like Hitler and Bin Laden in the first place? As our Author of the Day, Alexander elaborates on this topic and much more.
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