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Interviews with indie authors, publishers and book service providers in the self-publishing realm

An Interview with Monty J. McClaine: Author of the Super Speed Sam Series

Monty J McClaine

Proud winner of the 5th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards in the “Holiday” category for Super Speed Sam – Santa’s Rescue Dog. Tell us about yourself. I began to observe that some of the natural interactions between family and friends are gradually eroding, if not already gone for some, and having been reminded of a C.S.Lewis quotation – “A children’s ... Read More »

An Interview with Thomas Drago: Author of the Crow Creek Series

Thomas Drago

Thomas Drago is the author of the Crow Creek series and teaches drama and English in North Carolina. He has published poems, song lyrics, and short stories, appearing most recently in The Explorer, a local literary magazine. He’s a member of the Horror Writers Association. Family legends trace his ancestry to Vlad Dracula. Maybe. His favorite number is 29. His ... Read More »

An Interview with Rebecca Brockway: Author of Miss Matched at Midlife

Rebecca Brockway

Rebecca Brockway is a happily divorced, middle-aged gal who resides in paradise – Santa Barbara, CA – with the youngest of her four children. Rebecca is a champion multitasker. She writes, reads, runs lots of vertical steps for exercise, eats avocados and chocolate daily, parents her teenage son, and dodges the Mr. Wrongs of the world while in hot (tepid) ... Read More »

An Interview with William Poe: Author of Simple Simon

William Poe

Award-winning writer, William Poe, earned a bachelor’s in art from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a master’s in anthropology from the University of Nebraska. His novel, Simple Simon (ISBN:978-1477624999), is the winner in the 2016 IndieReader Discovery Awards LGBT Fiction category as well as a finalist in the Clarion ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award 2013 ... Read More »

An Interview with Eli Bloom: Author of SEER: The Ghosts of Gray Fable

Eli Bloom Author Photo

Eli Bloom is a mysterious young adult writer living in Los Angeles. He believes in ghosts. SEER: The Ghosts of Gray Fable is his first novel. Tell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about? SEER is about 15-year-old girl, Grace Fable, who’s been able to see ghosts since she was six. When her single-father dad moves in ... Read More »

About Arkbound – UK Community Publisher


Steve Mcnought talks about running Arkbound, an independent UK publisher helping disadvantaged writers get published and reviewed in book and magazine format. Arkbound emerged in early 2015 as a small community publisher based in Bristol, UK, committed to providing a real alternative in the publishing world. Our slogan – ‘Building Futures, Bridging Divides’ – is based upon the idea of ... Read More »