Former Air Force fighter pilot, G. Eorge Pitir, published his debut novel, Face of Our Father, in 2015. Since then, the book has had rave reviews, won multiple awards and was recently staged as a mini-play. In this interview, we chat about Pitir's inspiration, how he pulled off such edge-of-the-seat action scenes and how the characters just took the story where it had to go.
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Former bookstore owner and lawyer, Bruce Hartman, is an author who can find humor in any serious issue. His work is often described as funny, cynical or dark - and his book, A Butterfly in Philadelphia, fits that description perfectly. In this interview, Hartman reveals the deeper philosophy behind the book, talks about chaos and explains how Mozart and Bill Evans influenced his writing.
Somewhere in-between her 45-hour work weeks as a systems engineer, Jeanine Binder seems to find time to write riveting romantic novels. Today, Binder chats about how her cover model for Holding Fast inspired the book's main character, how she enjoys busting stereotypes and what it takes to finish a book.
Call it plotting, daydreaming or whatever you want - Kelli McCracken often just sits back and listens to her characters holding crazy conversations in her head. As their personalities take shape in her mind, some characters like to take off on their own, creating interesting situations and stories. Today McCracken chats with us about her book "What the Heart Wants," her rock star hero who doesn't like the lifestyle and her thoughts about soulmates.
When Pamela Cash isn't drawing up detailed contracts, she loves to escape to exotic locations and exciting situations through her writing. She has a passion for science fiction, which shows in her work. Today we chat about her love for Marvel comics, how she managed to create such vivid locations for Chausiku: Nightmare of the Clans and what's up next in the series.
Keith Baker has a passion for genealogy and the Civil War, something that clearly shows in his book, Longshot in Missouri. Today we chat with him about precision rifles, history and how the main characters in Longshot in Missouri are loosely based on his own ancestors.
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