Melissa McPhail is a classically trained pianist, violinist and composer, a Vinyasa yoga instructor, and an avid Fantasy reader. A long-time student of philosophy, she is passionate about the Fantasy genre because of its inherent philosophical explorations. For this interview, we focus on the author’s selection and use of languages in creating a world for [...]
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About a month ago, Craig Lancaster asked me if I’d like to be “the voice” for a book trailer he and RJ Keller were putting together for his upcoming collection. I’m not a voice actor, and I’m not a professional reader, but somehow, some way, word got around that I have a good recording voice. [...]
Q. How did you come to self-publish? A. When I completed By the Light: A Novel of Serial Homicide, I merged into the insane traffic on the traditional publishing highway. My thought at the time was that the only way I could validate myself as a writer would be to entice an agent to represent [...]
Hello. I’m Ravis. I write a lot of stuff that could nominally be called horror–because I love horror and other genre fiction–and some stuff that falls under whatever the currently trendy term might be for contemporary lit that’s based in the real world, yet contains elements of the fantastical. I recently self-published an e-novella called [...]
Kathryn Lively is an award-winning writer and editor, and executive editor of Phaze Books. She is an EPIC Award nominee and has edited EPIC Award nominated titles for Phaze Books, Whiskey Creek Press, and FrancisIsidore ePress. She also maintains a pen name, L.K. Ellwood, for other mysteries. Her latest work, Dead Barchetta, was released in late [...]
If you are going to become an established author, you’re going to be interviewed. While print interviews are the easiest (writer-posted questions, giving you time to think of your answers), readers want to see and hear an author they have read, or may want to read. It’s best, then, to practice your interview skills so [...]
An interview with Vicki Hopkins, author of The Price of Innocence. See how you can fill out this interview here. 1. How did you come to self-publish? Did you try to get published traditionally? My first self-publishing experience was in May of 2009, when I published a popular blog – Lessons From the Phantom of [...]