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Susan May - Writing Thrillers by The Seat of Her Pants

Susan May has known she wanted to be an author since she was only four years old. Life got in the way, but now she is finally living the dream and writing full-time... that is between being a mom, a wife, a movie critic, a guest speaker on a weekly radio show and running her own podcast. In today's interview, May talks about her collection of short stories, Behind Dark Doors, reveals how she motivates herself to write and how she has no idea where her story will travel once she starts writing.

C A A Allen - From Hip Hop To Epic Fantasy

C. A. A. Allen was still busy making a name for himself as a manager and publicist in the hip-hop scene when he got bit by the literary bug. However, it wasn’t until he took a hiatus from music that he began writing The Cave Maze, an epic fantasy book. With its diverse and distinct cast of characters and compelling setting, it is a tale that will appeal to everyone from fans of epic fantasy to role-playing gamers. Today we chat with Allen about the innovative magic system he came up with for the book, the fascinating residents of his maze and his secret skills.

Lisa Blackwood - So Many Ideas, So Little Time

Lisa Blackwood is an author who has so many ideas for stories that she doesn't think she will ever find time to write all of them. One of them was that of a gargoyle, Gregory, who just wouldn't go away and inspired the Sorceress series. As our author of the day, Blackwood chats with us about Gregory, reveals why she changed her book's name to Sorceress Awakening and what she thinks writing and orchids have in common.

Dawn Brower - Romance and Second Chances

Dawn Brower is an avid reader and always has stories in her head, which she sometimes needs to suppress in order to get her latest book done. Her books also have a way to take a direction of their own, which just makes the whole writing process all the more exciting. Today, Brower chats with us about her latest book, One Heart to Give, her childhood years as the only girl out of six children and how hard it is to write love scenes.

Adam Gittlin - Thrilling Books set in a Cut-Throat Corporate World

Adam Gittlin has a knack for writing high finance thrillers that keep readers on the edge of their seats. His first novel in the wildly popular Jonah Grey series, The Deal, is getting a film adaptation. Today, Gittlin chats with us about the third book in the DEAL series, Deal Master, what sparked his interest in becoming an author and gives us some insights in the character of Jonah Grey.


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