Interviews

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

An Interview With Author Maureen O’Leary

Maureen O'LearyTell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about?

The Arrow is the first in a trilogy about a family of women who are direct descendants of the ancient Celtic goddess Brigid. In The Arrow, a young woman named Fynn Kildare tries to escape the magical yet oppressive family commune by living on the world’s terms as a University medical researcher.…

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An Interview With Author Hae-Lyun Kang

Hae-Lyun KangTell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about?

Forty Bibles and Forty Dictionaries is a memoir on the family of the man (Hae-Lyun’s brother) who committed affray in front of Prince Charles in January 1994.

How did you come to self-publish?

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An Interview with Author Rich Leder

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Rich Leder

Tell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about?

Set in New York City, my McCall & Company PI series is fast and funny fiction. I’ve written the first two books in the series: Workman’s Complication and Swollen Identity.…

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An Interview with Author G.E. Merritt

Tell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about? The 98 Percentile

Chester Herman, Sheila Maddock, Jimmy Martin… three people born decades apart. Three people who all suffer from the same affliction. The migraine headaches that mysteriously started when they were all the same age.…

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An Interview with Heather D. Wright

Living and Learning From the Healing Waters of Courage

1.  Tell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about?

In this book, Living and Learning From the Healing Waters of Courage, you will find lessons that will both give you courage and heal your broken heart. There are inspirational messages and poems meant to encourage you and help you discover all that God would want you to be.…

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An Interview With Author Pamela Cuming

Pamela Cuming, Author
Pamela Cuming

Tell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about?

Set in New York City and Los Angeles between August 1999 and November 2001, The Stranger Box is the story of a mother and a daughter caught like two white dwarf stars in separate orbits, destined to collide.

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An Interview with Author Joanna Penn [Audio]

Joanna Penn is a self-published New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has sold over 100,000 books. I recently interviewed Joanna on my podcast, The Martin Lastrapes Show Podcast Hour, which you can listen to in its entirety by pressing the play button below:joanna-penn

A few of the topics Joanna and I covered:

  • How she quit her job and became a full-time author
  • Her diverse international background
  • The effect religion has had on her life and her writing
  • How important NaNoWriMo was for her first novel

Joanna’s website, The Creative Penn, was voted one of the Top 10 Blogs for Self-Publishers on Writetodone in 2012, and has been recognized by various mainstream media outlets, such as Forbes, The Guardian, BBC News, The Huffington Post, Writer’s Digest, The Independent, and Wired.…

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An Interview with Author Donna Brown

Losing HeartTell us something about your book. The basics: what’s it about?

Losing Heart is about a woman – Helen – with a serious, life-threatening heart condition who is lucky enough to receive a donor heart just as she feels time is about to run out.…

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