All Posts by Scott Mullins

Author Interviews: Garry Rodgers and Writing Crime

I’m Garry Rodgers, a retired homicide detective and forensic coroner, now bestselling author. I write a combination of crime novels, true crime books, and instructional guides as well as blogging regularly on my own website,, and over at the Huffington Post. I’ve lived the life I write about—having over three decades of actual experience […]

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Author Interviews: A.D. Starrling and Writing Paranormal Action Thrillers

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Hi, I’m A.D. Starrling, the author of the award-winning, paranormal action thriller series Seventeen. I am also a part-time Neonatologist. I started writing at the age of twelve, put things on hold when I went to medical school at twenty, and returned to writing again ten years ago. I started publishing in 2012 and have […]

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Author Interviews: Kelly Bennett Seiler talks about her writing process and The Plan

Kelly Bennett Seiler Author Interviews

Hi, readers!  My name is Kelly Bennett Seiler.  I live in Austin, TX, but grew up in New Jersey (miss the pizza and bagels, but not the traffic). From there I attended Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania for my undergraduate and Master’s degrees (don’t miss the snow, but do miss those college years), and then […]

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Author Interviews: Pam Brondos and her latest book Gateway to Fourline

Author Interviews Pam Brondos

Pam Bronos– I am the author of three young adult fantasy novels, ,  and , which comprise The Fourline Trilogy. Gateway to Fourline is my debut novel. I grew up in Wyoming in a family of writers who wrote everything from technical articles to romance novels.  I was fortunate to study, travel and work in different places […]

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Author Interviews: Angela Marsons and Lost Girls: A fast paced, gripping thriller novel

Angela Marsons Author Interviews

Angela Marsons, author of crime fiction-based books in the Black Country.  I have three books (so far) published with Bookouture which are , Evil Games and Lost Girls.  I am currently working on book 4 in the Kim Stone series. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook and my website Have you always wanted to be a writer? […]

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Like Notting Hell | Book Review: The Square by Rosie Millard

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Guest post by Michele Woodger Rosie Millard’s The Square is yet another lightweight novel set in a posh London neighbourhood. Books in this genre – like Notting Hell, Mutton and The Hive – are often highly commercialised, aimed at women and usually written by journalists looking to branch out from their quasi-satirical weekend newspaper columns. […]

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Author Interviews: Lee DuCote and Across Borders

Author Interviews Lee DuCote

Lee DuCote, novelist that lives in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas.  I enjoy the outdoors, stand-up-paddling, kayaking, and the beach.  He loves the mountains and love the ocean.  Lived on Wake Island in the mid pacific and have plans to moving back to an island (any warm island) in the next five years, after I walk across Spain. […]

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Author Interviews: Eliza Green and Derailed Conscience

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I’m Eliza Green. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. I’ve spent many years working in a variety of jobs including fashion retail, an investment company and a sports funding organisation. During that same time I studied fashion design, completed a five-year marketing degree and studied massage therapy. Since I’m now writing, it’s safe to say that […]

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Author Interviews: K.M. Weiland and Storming: A Dieselpunk Adventure

K.M. Weiland Author Interviews

K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the IPPY and NIEA Award-winning and internationally published author of the Amazon bestsellers  and , as well as . She writes historical and speculative fiction from her home in western Nebraska and mentors authors on […]

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Author Interviews: Annie B. Kay and Every Bite is Divine

Author Interviews Annie B. Kay

  Annie B. Kay, an American integrative dietitian nutritionist, yoga therapist and plant energy person My name is Annie B. Kay, MS RDN RYT500.  I’ve written two books: , which is about yoga and nutrition awareness for a healthy weight, and Yoga & Diabetes, which I co-authored with Dr. Lisa Nelson, and was published by the […]

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Author Interviews: Sandra Bullock Smith and Writing a Memoir

Author Interviews Sandra Bullock Smith

Sandra Bullock Smith is a human resources executive, world traveler, angler, adventure junkie and storyteller.  Sandra grew up in northwest Florida and spent over 20 years in the colorful gumbo of south Louisiana. Her current home base is Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she lives with her husband, Mike and mongrel pups. She loves experiencing […]

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Author Interviews: Keith McArdle and The Reckoning

 Keith McArdle, born in Sydney, Australia and his books are fast paced realistic, action-packed novels that will keep you turning pages.  Keith joined the Australian Army as an infantryman at the age of 17. He quickly learned that the world was hugely different place than the one he knew. He started writing when he was eight. […]

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Author Interview: Vaughn Heppner

Vaughn Heppner, author of science fiction, a bit of fantasy and a few historicals now and again. You seem to nearly write in every genre imaginable, do you find it difficult swapping between them? No. It’s just a matter of getting in the right mood for that genre. I love reading in the genres I write, […]

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Author Interviews: Pam Mcgaffin and The Leaving Year

Pam Mcgaffin, I’m a former journalist and public-relations professional who always wanted to write novels. So, about four years ago, while the country was still in recession, I took a deep breath and quit my day job. (I have to thank my husband, Mark Funk, for making that possible.) The decision to finally pursue my […]

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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, 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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