Mark Wayne McGinnis is a full-time author who comes from a film making background. He enjoys writing thrillers and Sci-fi with a military touch. As our author of the day, McGinnis tells us all about his latest book, Scrapyard Ship and gives us some insights in his writing process, along with a sneak peek into what readers can expect from him next.
Author of the Day Archive
True to British tradition, Bruce Beckham grew up consuming detective stories in all forms (print, film and tv). In the author's own words, "becoming involved in it seems as natural as playing football." Much to the delight of his fans, Beckham weaves interesting murder mysteries in which you never know what to expect. As our Author of the Day, Beckham talks about Charles Dickens, the English Lake District and reveals why his books are so unpredictable.
Lyle Howard has been writing wonderful stories since he was a child and this passion led him to become the author of the bestselling novels; It's About Time, Terminal Justice, Trouble in Paradise and the upcoming release A Trace of Revenge. He tends to look at the world from a different perspective than others - something his readers can greatly appreciate. As our Author of the Day, Howard reveals what inspired his novel, Mr. Sandman, talks about what it takes to be an author while teaching full time and much more.
When Kevin Gaughen isn't out doing night photography, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or engaging in pointless arguments on the Internet, he likes to write sci-fi. As our Author of the Day, Gaughen talks about aliens, politics and reveals how he keeps his readers at the edge of their seats.
Laura Spinella is the bestselling author of award-winning novels such as Ghost Gifts, Foretold, and Unstrung. She is a two-time RITA finalist, known for complex characters and intriguing, layered plots. As our Author of the Day, Spinella talks about her Ghost Gifts novels, her characters and much more.
Alexie Aaron's popular Haunted Series was born from her memories of fleeting shapes rushing around doorways, an heirloom chair that rocked itself, cold feelings of mysterious dread, and warm feelings from the traces of loved ones long gone. As our Author of the Day, Aaron talks about how she fell in love with her characters, tells us more about The Hauntings of Cold Creek Hollow and shares some of her own personal paranormal experiences.
Geoff Habiger & Coy Kissee came upon the idea for a book during a trip to Chicago - by their return to Kansas City, the basic premise of the book was fleshed out. They ended up co-writing it and started on a series. As our Authors of the Day, Geoff and Coy tell us all about Unremarkable and reveal what it is like to co-write books.
Jordan Gross has figured out a five-step morning ritual that energizes the body and soothes the mind. He decided to put it in a book and share it with others, while still exploring how to get the most out of life. As our Author of the Day, Gross tells us all about his book, Getting COMFY: Your Morning Guide to Daily Happiness.
After a successful career in business, Craig Briggs began writing in 2004, penning a weekly column for an online magazine. Since then he’s had articles published by the Trinity Mirror Group, CNN, My Destination, and Insiders Abroad. In 2013 he published his first travel memoir, Journey To A Dream. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about it.
When Joe Cawley isn't living the dream on a tropical island, he writes award-winning books. If you read his books, however, it becomes clear that pursuing his dream wasn't easy. Packed with humor and adventures, More Ketchup than Salsa tells a fascinating story. As our Author of the Day, Cawley tells us more about his book, his secret skills and reveals what we can expect from him next.
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