Author Interviews

 

Tea? Check. Coffee? Check. Cookies? Of course.

These brave authors stopped by the interview room to share their struggles, writing tips, and what weird things they have on their desks. And they bring me gifts: a mansion, a puppy, a shoelace, a turtle. What will I get next…?

 

 

Musicality, Crows of Beara, Scones, and Muddy Laces

Musicality, Crows of Beara, Scones, and Muddy Laces

The Crows of Beara       Enjoy this delightful visit with author Julie Christine Johnson as we chat about Ireland, The Crows of Beara, musicality, and - um - muddy boots. Great to see you here, Julie! I brewed coffee and tea. I wasn’t sure which you...

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Highland Peril, Scottish Toys, and Amy Reade

Highland Peril, Scottish Toys, and Amy Reade

Welcome! Today I am pleased to host Amy M. Reade at ePen. Ms. Reade is the author of Highland Peril. This mystery features a young photographer named Sylvie Carmichael, whose quiet life in the Highlands is disturbed when a murder hits too close to home. There’s...

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Notes, Plotting a Story, a Mansion, and No Turning Back

Notes, Plotting a Story, a Mansion, and No Turning Back

The lovely and talented Tracy Buchanan, author of No Turning Back, stopped by to tell us about her newest release and plotting the plot. She also brought me an amazing gift. Read on! So pleased you could stop by for a visit! Come into the parlor and get comfy. I have...

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Jeanne Blasberg talks about setting, Eden, and puppies!

Jeanne Blasberg talks about setting, Eden, and puppies!

Jeanne Blasberg strolled on over just in time for tea. What a sweet author! Settle in and take a look at the gift she brought for me! Love having you over to visit. I brewed coffee and several flavors of tea. Which do you prefer? I would love some mint tea – my...

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Southern Fried with Sheriff Kenni Lowry and Tonya Kappas

Southern Fried with Sheriff Kenni Lowry and Tonya Kappas

I feel so loved when authors drop by with a special gift. Tonya Kappas, author of Southern Fried, brought me a jar of moonshine. I'm okay with that. It's been a long week. We settled in with coffee and a drop of the special "shine," and the chatting began. Great to...

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Red Herrings and Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs

Red Herrings and Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs

Enjoy my visit with Laura Childs, tea, and red herrings! Then click HERE for a review of Pekoe Most Poison. I’m so thrilled you stopped by. I know how you love tea, so I prepared these seventeen flavors for you to choose from and brought out my best teapots. Which one...

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Setting and Atmosphere in The Art of Vanishing

Setting and Atmosphere in The Art of Vanishing by Cynthia Kuhn I’m so delighted to have Cynthia Kuhn visit again. She is here to share crafty tidbits about setting and atmosphere. Enjoy! Great to see you here! I brewed coffee and tea. I wasn’t sure which you...

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Dialogue Techniques, One Dead, Two to Go

Dialogue Techniques, One Dead, Two to Go

Elena Hartwell Visits! I love meeting fellow playwrights and chatting about stage vs. books. Today Elena Hartwell, author of One Dead, Two to Go is my guest, and I brewed a new selection of black tea. I also had some fresh coffee on hand just in case. Come on in and...

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Suzanne Trauth Chats About Murder and Maintaining Order

Suzanne Trauth Chats About Murder and Maintaining Order

From Theater to Fiction - Suzanne Trauth Chats About Murder and Maintaining Order I invited Suzanne Trauth, playwright and author, to visit for a chat about her new book. I've brewed four flavors of tea (can you guess the flavors?), so join us as we talk about...

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Scones, the Gilded Age, and Murder at Rough Point

Scones, the Gilded Age, and Murder at Rough Point

Come on in and enjoy my visit with Alyssa Maxwell, author of Murder at Rough Point. We saved a scone for you! Hello, Alyssa! Congratulations on your newest release, Murder at Rough Point. Love having you over to visit. While the scones are baking, I have three kinds...

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