All Posts by Scott Mullins

Author Interviews: Killarney Traynor and the Summer Shadows

Killarney Traynor, an author by night and pilgrimage worker by day. I live in southern New Hampshire, about an hour north of Boston. I work at a pilgrimage agency by day and write novels by night. Kind of like a superhero, if superheroes were short brunettes who liked to hide in bookshops with enormous cups […]

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Author Interviews: Stavros Halvatzis and The Land Below

Author Interview Stavros Halvatzis

Stavros Halvatzis, a Self-publishing, character development and post-apocalyptic mysteries returns for a second interview to update us on his latest post-apocalyptic mystery, The Land Below. Tell us about your latest book The Land Below is the first in an on-going series of post-apocalyptic novels concerning the fate of Paulie and his friend, Anthea, who lead a band of young […]

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Author Interviews: Lisa Regan and Finding Claire Fletcher

Lisa Reigan, author of three crime novels. She wrote Finding Claire Fletcher, Aberration and Hold Still. The first two books are published by a small press called Sapphire Star Publishing and the third novel is published by Thomas & Mercer. I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with my husband and daughter. I work full time as a […]

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Author Interviews: Paul Levine and Bum Rap

Paul Levine, a crime novel writer. He is the author of the newly published Bum Rap featuring Jake Lassiter, a former professional football player turned Miami trial lawyer.  He’s defending a fellow lawyer on murder charges….and falling for his client’s girlfriend in the process.  It’s my 19th novel.  You can read more on my Website. Do […]

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Author Interviews: Jennifer Wells and Fluency

Jennifer Wells, an Indie/hybrid author of science fiction with a specific focus on character-driven space opera. To my utter joy and astonishment, my debut, Fluency, became a best seller shortly after its release in June of 2014. It’s currently in translation with Heyne (a branch of Random House) to be released in Germany in early […]

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Author Interviews: Alex Lukeman and White Jade

Alex Lukeman lives in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California and author of thrillers about a covert counterterrorism. I’m lucky enough to write for a living, but it wasn’t always like that. I’ve led a varied life that’s taken me around the world and to many places, some of them pretty dark, some of them filled with […]

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Author interview with writer Lene Fogelberg

I’m Lene Fogelberg, Swedish writer and expat living in Indonesia, and I’ve written the memoir Beautiful Affliction, that will be released September 15, 2015 in bookstores throughout North America. It is already available for pre-order on online retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, BookDepository.com etc. Apart from your to be published memoir you’ve also […]

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Why you should work with an editor before pitching an agent

Guest post by Katie McCoach Sending your manuscript out to agents and editors for possible representation and publication is exciting, but mostly terrifying. You hope that your query will make a good enough impression and that an agent will be intrigued and request the full manuscript! How do you guarantee yourself the best chance of […]

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Author interview with PP Wong

British born Chinese writer, PP Wong, loves trying unusual foods, collecting monkeys and being an anthropological fly-on-the-wall. In this interview she gives some advice to writers, and talks about her writing process and latest book, The Life of a Banana. When did you start writing seriously? About three years ago. After completing my Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism […]

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Author interview with Beverley Golden

Beverley Golden’s style blends observation, personal experience, and research, to stimulate ideas and inspire conversations on current topical lifestyle issues. As a complacency shaker, peacenik and self-professed guinea pig, she loves to continually test unconventional ways to shift paradigms in the playing fields of health care, storytelling and creativity as a path to world peace. Her writing […]

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An interview with crime author Pauline Rowson

Author Interviews Pauline Rowson

Pauline Rowson, introduce yourself, your books and your writing style to our readers Adventure, mystery and heroes have always fascinated and thrilled me. That and my love of the sea has led me to creating a range of marine mystery crime novels and thrillers set against the atmospheric backdrop of the sea on the South […]

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Author interview with Cara Brookins

Cara Brookins, first of all, tell our readers about yourself and your books I have dozens of hobbies and pretty much want to try every new thing I hear about. I’m a computer geek, built my own house, love working with concrete, quilting, gardening, and hula hooping with fire. This range of interests is reflected […]

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The benefits of author lectures and book signings

Writing, editing and getting a book published is a battle within itself, but what happens after that? Whether you go down the traditional publishing route or self-publish, the promotion of a book these days is widely left to the author. Events such as book signings and author lectures are seen as a great way to put […]

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Author interview with Stavros Halvatzis

Author Interview Stavros Halvatzis

Stavros Halvatzis, introduce yourself, your books and your writing style to our readers I’m a writer and teacher who is passionate about stories – novels, screenplays, you name it. If the story is good, I’m all over it. I’ve taught and studied writing while living in various countries, including South Africa, Greece, England, and of […]

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Author interview with Anne Leigh Parrish

I’m Anne Leigh Parrish, and I live in Seattle. I write literary fiction. For years, I wrote short stories, and brought out two story collections,  (Press 53, 2011) and  – a linked collection (She Writes Press, 2013). Last October my debut novel,  was published by She Writes Press. In terms of style, I’ve been working […]

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Author interview with Greg Barron

My name is Greg Barron, I’ve got three novels and a short story out with HarperCollins. All my published works are international thrillers based on recent events. I’m an ordinary guy in my forties who likes to travel and find out about things. I’m a news junkie and enjoy outdoor pursuits such as boating and […]

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Why a quality book cover design is so important

Guest post by Ida Jansson, Amygdala Design Why should you invest in a professionally designed book cover? I love to read, and I’m constantly on the lookout for new and exciting books – particularly those in the dystopian genre! And I find it particularly satisfying to discover books by high quality self-publishing authors. But how do I […]

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Author Interviews: Joshua Isard and Conquistador of the Useless

Joshua Isard introduce yourself to our readers I’m originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, and despite three attempts to leave, that is where I’ve settled. I’m a novelist, short story writer, and professor. My first novel, , was published in 2013 by Cinco Puntos Press, and I’ve had short work in journals such as StoryChord, […]

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Author interview with Roger Smith

Roger Smith Author Interviews

Roger Smith’s thrillers , Sacrifices, Capture, Dust Devils, Wake Up Dead, & are published in eight languages and two are in development as movies. He also writes horror under the alias Max Wilde. When did you first start writing and how did you go about starting your first novel? I wrote my first (very short) crime novel […]

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