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Author Interview – A. Yamina Collins

A Yamina Collins Interview

Interview with A. Yamina Collins, author of the short story collection, “The Blueberry Miller Files.” and owner of  Yaminatoday.com 1. How did you come to self-publish? Did you try to get published traditionally? I decided to self-publish via my own company, DeeBooks Publishing, which I had a lawyer set up for me legally. I wanted to have full control over ... Read More »

Interview with Author Bryan Healey


Bryan Healey attended Northeastern University, studying Computer Science before entering the workforce as a software engineer. He is currently pursuing an additional degree in English. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife. He has published 9 books in total; the latest is Devotion, part of a trilogy. Did you try the traditional route to publishing, i.e. querying agents/publishers, or ... Read More »

10 Questions With Author Lance Manion

Lance Manion

 Lance Manion, a self-published writer from Philadelphia,  is the author of five books. The Trembling Fist, his fifth collection of short stories is out now. 1. What is your favorite word? Fornication. I like the word because it means sex but I can’t hear it without also thinking fortification. Somehow the idea of a large structure, perhaps phallic in appearance, ... Read More »

SPR Podcast With Best-Selling Author Kate Danley

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Kate Danley’s debut novel, The Woodcutter, was honored with the Garcia Award for the Best Fiction Book of the Year, the 1st Place Fantasy Book in the Reader Views Literary Awards, and the winner of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy category in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Recently, it was signed with 47North. In this, the first of a series of podcasts ... Read More »

Interview: Fantasy Author Melissa McPhail on the Use of Languages

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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 her fantasy series, A Pattern ... Read More »

Quantum Physics & the Art of Departure: An Interview with Craig Lancaster

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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. Stunned and flattered, I naturally ... Read More »

Q & A: Dick Peterson (By the Light: A Novel of Serial Homicide)


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 me and for that agent ... Read More »

Author Introduction/Interview: Ravis Harnell

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 Ghostwriter. 1. How did you ... Read More »