Elana Johnson writes inspirational Romances under the pen name Liz Isaacson. She loves small-town life, cowboys and all things country. In this interview Johnson talks about her characters, what she has on her nightstand and how reality TV inspires her.
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Martha Conway's fascination with history, her love for her six sisters and the beauty of the Ohio landscape inspired her to write Thieving Forest, an extraordinary novel that will keep readers wanting more. In this interview, she reveals just how much research went into the book, how she created her characters and what inspires her.
When Lisa Consiglio Ryan isn't cooking up deliciously healthy food, doing yoga, advising people on living a clean lifestyle or working on her WELLness popup shop, she shares her knowledge with the world through her books. After suffering from a growing amount of health-destroying conditions ranging from hypothyroidism, candida, fibromyalgia, allergies and rosacea to cystitis, she turned to nutrition and lifestyle for a cure. Needless to say, her health was restored.
Multi-award winning author, Piper Huguley, is back with another excellent novella in her "Home to Milford College" series. Upon release, Lawyer's Luck, a prequel to the series, The Lawyer’s Luck, reached #1 Amazon Bestseller status on the African American Christian Fiction charts. Today, we chat about The Lawyer's Luck, why Huguley picked such an interesting way for her main characters to meet and the 100 years in history that we never hear about.
Many of Joe Klingler's thrillers are inspired by his passion for music and his fascination with technology and his latest release, Mash Up, is no exception. As our Author of the Day, Klingler reveals how this book was inspired by a Napster T-shirt, his views on online piracy and what he finds the most challenging about writing thrillers.
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.
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.
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