Author of the Day Archive
Author John A. Heldt is not only an award-winning sportswriter, but knows a thing or two about writing thrilling fiction as well. In this interview he talks to us about his writing, his fascination with natural disasters and why he prefers taking a fantasy approach to time travel over science fiction.
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When A.W. Exley isn't deciphering hieroglyphs or riding her horse sidesaddle, she is thinking up plots for her next best-seller. Nefertiti's Heart is a beautiful mixture of all Exley's passions in life, set in a Steampunk society, featuring a very Egyptian theme. As our Author of the Day, she chats with us about her fascination with Egypt, why she picked an alternate universe for Nefertiti and how she shaped the book.
Lindsay Cross, who is wedded to a military man herself, is the award-winning author of the Men of Mercy series. Today she talks about what it is that appeals to her about military heroes and what makes her characters so relatable.
Pamela Fagan Hutchins loves to jog with her dogs and goat, have yoga sessions with her husband and enjoy life while writing awesome romantic mysteries. In this interview, Hutchins reveals how she creates her characters, how she manages to work on three books at a time and which male character in her books is most like her husband.
Former award-winning newspaper journalist and bestselling author, Debra Salonen is back with the fun and very romantic Black Hills Rendezvous series. Today she answers our questions on how she chooses names for her characters, what made her pick a sperm donor as lead character for Black Hills Baby and whether she thinks love conquers all.
M.L Gardner is back with Drifter, book four in her popular 1929 series, which follows a certain group of characters through the Great Depression. When she is not working feverishly on one of her latest historical novels, she is woodworking, cooking food from scratch, canning fruit or taking care of her three kids and three cats. Today she tells us about her fascination with the Great Depression, how 1929 became a series and why she wrote Drifter.
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