When Salvador Mercer isn't trying to keep the peace between his three boys, who he calls the Elf, Hobbit and Orc, he writes fascinating fantasy novels. In today's interview, Mercer tells us more about the chromatic dragons in his dragon series, talks about his latest book, The White Dragon, and gives us a sneak peek into what to expect from him next.
When Talia Jager isn't writing her latest Young Adult bestseller, you will find her hiking, relaxing on the beach or hiding from her six kids while munching on a chocolate bar. Today she chats with us about human faeries, her fascination with the teen mind and gives us a look behind the scenes of her book, Dark Promise.
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.
Jon Von Knight is an author who was so inspired by his best friend, Sharon, that he decided to dedicate a series to her. Today, he chats with us about his book, Courage Passion Wisdom and Grace, why he feels that Sharon is an Earth Angel and in which way the book is based on a true story.
After reading The Hobbit as a twelve year old, Najeev Raj Nadarajah was hooked on fantasy books. He read everything he could get his hands on and soon, his own stories started to come alive in his mind. As our author of the day, Najeev reveals how his teacher inspired him to start writing, how he got the idea for his debut novel, Dream Caster, and what motivates him to write.
Nick Pirog lives in South Lake Tahoe and when he isn't writing, he enjoys playing with his dogs, visiting the lake or practising his kickboxing moves. Today, we chat about his favorite book from his own pen, Gray Matter, how Thomas Precott's character is a reflection of himself and why he writes thrillers with a healthy dose of humor.
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.
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 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 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.