As a clinical psychologist and parapsychologist, Alan Joshua is fascinated with the human mind and everything that makes it tick. He combined his extensive knowledge with his passion for sci-fi in his action-packed fiction trilogy The SHIVA Syndrome, which has received rave reviews and has already been nominated for several awards. As our author of the day, we chat with Joshua about the inspiration behind his book, the immense amount of research that went into it and whether or not the human mind is still evolving.
Author of the Day Archive
Author Stacy Claflin writes in three different genres, and as the case with her Gone trilogy, often from multiple points of view. The result is stories that are filled with suspense, mystery and intrigue. Today we talk to her about how emotionally taxing it is to write about certain topics, how she finds balance in her busy life and what readers can expect from her next.
From paranormal thrillers to horror and mysteries, author Willow Rose has written them all, earning her the moniker “The Queen of Scream” in the process. In her wildly popular Jack Ryder series she writes about the trials and tribulations of homicide detective Jack Ryder. Today we talk to Rose about how actual events influence her writing, her secret to creating such compelling characters and what lies ahead for detective Jack.
After years of being a top model, successful entrepreneur, financial planner and TV host, M C Domovitch decided to step out of the lime lights to a quieter life of writing and beekeeping. In this interview, Domovitch chats with us about her passion for writing, what inspired her latest book, Scar Tissue and how her own characters often surprise her.
In one week, Dr. Julie Freed lost her house to Hurricane Katrina and her spouse to deceit and divorce. With her daughter barely a year old, Freed had to fend for herself and deal with the devastation of it all. Naked is her survival story and as our author of the day, Freed gives us some insights in what it took to write this award-winning memoir.
Author Michael Anthony comes from a business background, but telling stories have been in his blood from a very young age. His first series of fantasy novels is set in a fascinating world filled with dragons and blades along with plenty of political intrigue. Today we chat to him about his extensive comic book collection, how difficult it is to kill off characters and how he managed to weave so many different twisting plot strands together in his books.
Author David Meyer is not afraid to get his hands dirty when it comes to doing research for his action/adventure thrillers. From searching for ancient Maya ruins to close encounters with sharks, his own adventures come close to rivaling that of Cy Reed, his lead character in Torrent. Today we talk to David about his fascination with ancient architecture, designing his own book covers and what we can expect from him in the future.
Author AJ Krafton has always been fascinated with Victorian society and has a thing for vampires, which is very evident when reading her book, The Heartbeat Thief. However, having already written about demivamps in her Demimonde series, she came up with a brand new twist for The Heartbeat Thief. Today we chat to her about the immense research that the book required, the challenge of writing about macabre subject matter and the influence of Edgar Allan Poe on her work.
Author Petie McCarty traded her day job as a biologist at Walt Disney World for the equally magical career of writing her own romantic fairy tales. Today we talk to her about Angel to the Rescue, which is part of her Mystery Angel Romance series. She tells us about how her work at Disney World inspired her, the challenge of writing about difficult real-life issues and what it is about angels that fascinates her.
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