When Christopher Coleman is not writing fiction, you can find him reading, taking his kids to and from various sporting activities or watching horror movies with his wife who shares his affinity for the horror genre. His books will creep you out and leave you scared to turn off the lights and go to sleep. Anika Rising, the fourth book in the Gretel series, is no exception and Coleman tells us all about it.
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Nicki Huntsman Smith won the EPIC (Electronic Publishers Industry Coalition) for "Best Science Fiction eBook" in 2017 for her novel Troop of Shadows. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about this book, the inspiration behind it and her characters.
Dee Davis has written over thirty award-winning novels and novellas, including her newest titles, Cottage in the Mist and Fade to Gray. When not frantically trying to meet a deadline, Davis spends her time in her Connecticut farmhouse with her husband and Cardigan Welsh Corgis. She is today's Author of the Day, and we chat about everything from time travel, what to do when the next idea comes knocking to whether real life soul mates exist.
Aileen Erin is half-Irish, half-Mexican, and 100% nerd--from Star Wars (prequels don't count) to Star Trek (TNG FTW), she reads Quenya and some Sindarin. She also has a severe fascination with the supernatural, which is evident in her latest book about werewolves, Shattered Pack. As our Author of the Day, Erin talks about her obsession with vampires and werewolves, gives us some insights into what Shattered Pack is about, and reveals why every book she writes has a theme song.
When Lee French isn't doing Taekwando with her son, playing RPG games or preparing for the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, she enjoys writing anything that requires a lot of imagination. In addition to her young adult urban fantasy series, Spirit Knights, French also writes superhero stories, epic fantasy, and cyberpunk. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about Girls Can't Be Knights, the first book in her Spirit Knights series and reveals how it was inspired by a musical.
When Denitta Ward isn't supporting world-changing research in her day job, she enjoys researching history and writing fascinating novels set in the past. As our Author of the Day, Ward introduces us to Prohibition Cocktails - 21 secrets and recipes from the Roaring Twenties. She explains in which way this is a companion book to Somewhere Still, talks about how her mother inspired this book and reveals a cocktail secret or two.
When Andrew Updegrove isn't writing or predicting the next cyber-disaster, he's likely to be roaming the back country of the American southwest in his Jeep, scouting out settings for his next book. More than thirty years of experience as an attorney representing technology companies also serves as a great source of inspiration. As our Author of the Day, Updegrove chats about his journey as an author, reveals how some of the scenarios described in his books actually came true and talks about cybersecurity and how vulnerable we are.
Quinn Colebridge is more at ease with the surreal than the pragmatic. Showing up at a sales meeting would give her hives, but creating unknown worlds is a cinch - with stories that may feature a demigoddess, ghosts and other creatures. As our Author of the Day, Colebridge chats about her characters, world building and introduces us to her bestseller in the Gaslamp Fantasy genre - Veritas.
Scott McDermott is an award-winning author living in Virginia Beach with his wife and two furballs. Looking at our current democratic system, McDermott finds it easy to see a future more like Game of Thrones than what our constitution aspires to. Inspired by his observations, he decided to write Election 2064, a political thriller aimed at anyone who enjoys a riveting, epic story with an emotional punch. As our Author of the Day, McDermott talks politics, reveals his secret skills and talks about his writing habits.
Kevin Tinto is an avid mountaineer, skier, scuba and free diver, Private Pilot and adventurer. He is also the bestselling indie author of ICE, winner in the ACTION/ADVENTURE category of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. As our Author of the Day, Tinto talks about what it takes to publish an indie bestseller, tells us more about his characters, his writing process and much more.
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