Although born and raised in Los Angeles, K. N. Parker also has a Japanese heritage and even taught himself the language. This affinity with the land of robotics and his frequent travels there inspired his book, Autonomously Yours. Today we chat with Kiyoshi about his fascination with robots, the moral dilemmas facing the AI industry and how exactly he managed to pull off teaching himself Japanese.
Author of the Day Archive
Multiple award-winning author, Rodney Walther, writes in a strong narrative voice about difficult themes. His books are known to be thought-provoking and engaging and Broken Laces, a bestselling novel about a workaholic father who suddenly faces single parenthood, is no exception. Today, we chat about Broken Laces, baseball and the importance of parent-child relationships.
Ted Clifton is a man of many talents, including investment banking, entrepreneurship and art. He eventually also developed his writing craft and the result is The Bootlegger’s Legacy, a gritty tale set in the early 1950s. Today we talk to Clifton about discovering his passion for writing, his knack for vivid character descriptions, and what it is that drew him to the story.
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 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.
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