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Author Ellen Byron Sits Down With Us

Body on the Bayou, the second book in Ellen’s Cajun Country Mystery Series, recently won the Left Coast Crime Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery, and is nominated for an Agatha Award in the category of Best Contemporary Novel. Ellen's debut novel in the series, Plantation Shudders, was nominated for Agatha, Lefty, and Daphne awards, and made the USA Today Bestseller list. Book three, A Cajun Christmas Killing, launches October 10th. She’s written over 200 national magazine articles;...

Duration: 01:03:24

Author Ian McKenzie Joins Us

Ian Mackenzie was born in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa and grew up in Johannesburg. He was schooled at Queens College, Queenstown and at Parktown Boys High in Johannesburg. He served with the Rhodesian military during the bush war where he met his wife Rosemarie Kennedy. He has two sons in their 30’s and lives with his wife in Johannesburg. Clouds In The Wind is his first novel.

Duration: 00:57:00

Author Cheryl Peyton Join Us

I'm a Chicago native who retired to a lake and golf community in Loudon, Tennessee (outside of Knoxville), with my husband Jim in 2004. In my professional work experience, I was a social worker on Chicago's south side, an interior designer on the North Shore, and a paralegal employed by a sole practitioner. I wrote my first book in 2011 titled, Six Minutes to Midnight, about the theft of a nuclear weapon from a Y-12 shipment by a band of social misfits. I had become acquainted with a former...

Duration: 01:02:33

Author Gary Starta Sits Down With Us Again

Gary Starta is a former journalist who studied English and Journalism at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. His love for science fiction compelled him to write his first novel What Are You Made Of? published in 2006. Inspired by Isaac Asimov, the science fiction novel focuses on intelligent artificial life and whether sentient androids should possess the same rights as humans. The androids in Starta's novel are created as hybrids - part machine, part human - further blurring the...

Duration: 01:02:22

Silent Scream by Author Yvonne Mason

Radio Host and Author Yvonne Mason Discusses her upcoming appearance ond the Investigation Discovery Channel Married With Secrets and her True Crime Silent Sream about the victims of Florida's first serial killer Gerard Schaefer.

Duration: 00:51:53

Author Linda Tillis Sits Down With Us

If you enjoy When Calls the Heart by Janet Oke, or Promise Me Tomorrow by Lori Wick, then you'll love the stories written by Linda Tillis. Linda was born in Appalachia, Goody, Kentucky to be exact. You know, coal mining country. Her mother moved her to Cleveland, Ohio when she was a small child. She had the best of both worlds. In the summer, she ran bare-foot through the mountains, drank from a cool, sweet, well…and yes, used an outhouse! But during the school year, she attended concerts...

Duration: 01:00:29

Author Oliver Newman

My name is Oliver Newman. I have been a Fan of professional wrestling for 26+ years and a Writer about the sport for 13+ years. I live in the West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. I have written, edited and published two books on the genre (A Fan’s Perspective: One Man’s Exploration Of British Wrestling & A Fan’s Perspective: 2016 – What A Year To Be A Fan Of WWE).

Duration: 01:00:31

Graphic Designer James Karlson

James Karlson, a Phoenix native who is now residing in California with his wife and four children, is a freelance graphic designer and publisher for Indie authors. His freelance service is called Graphic and he’s offered his help to authors that needed more distributorship across the globe instead of just Amazon since 2005. Teamed up with his marketing director and his editor, James’ insight on online publishing and its unprofessionalism will amaze you.

Duration: 01:03:37

Author Andy Daugherty

Andy Daugherty is a full-time IT Project Manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a master’s degree in Education. However, his real passion is Christian ministry; teaching and serving in the local church. He grew up in church and over the years, he has served as a teacher, deacon, elder, and now a minister. Currently, Andy is bi-vocational: In addition to his professional job in Atlanta, he also served part-time at McDonough Christian church (2011-2016) as Community Groups...

Duration: 01:12:11

Blogger, PA, Editor, Writer Terri Wilson Joins Us for The First Time

Terri is an award-winning short story author, editor, personal assistant, blogger, mother, and wife. In a previous life, she taught secondary education, 7-12, as well as college. Terri has a Master's Degree in Education and Library Information Science. Her work in the library inspired her to learn more about the book world. When not juggling many hats, she can be found reading anything that tickles her fancy, but especially fantasy and steampunk. Her favorite books are ones with strong women...

Duration: 01:02:55

Author Alyne Hart

Hello, I'm Alyne Hart. A contemporary romance author living in the state of Washington with my two children. I'm a romance junkie, happy ending addict, cat collector and wine lover. I began my story-telling journey first with my dolls, then it progressed to paper. I have a deep love for anything romantic, and I'm a believer that in love anything is possible. I write (mostly) strong, witty and intelligent women who love fiercely. And strong, sexy, intelligent men - alpha heroes with a heart...

Duration: 01:02:31

Open Mic Night with Author Robert Thompson and Designer James Karlson

Open mic night with Author Robert Thompson and Designer James Karlson.

Duration: 01:03:11

Author Jennifer Alderson Joins Us

Jennifer S. Alderson (1972) worked as a journalist and website developer in Seattle, Washington, USA, before trading her financial security for a backpack. After traveling extensively around Asia and Central America, she moved to Darwin, Australia, before finally settling in the Netherlands. There she earned degrees in art history and museum studies. Home is now Amsterdam, where she lives with her Dutch husband and young son. Jennifer’s travels and experiences color and inform her...

Duration: 01:02:11

Blogger Donna Antonio

I have been reading for entertainment since I was a child. When I was much younger I was often an impertinent child deserving of punishment (according to my parents). One of the favored forms of punishment (after the obligatory spanking) was to take away my television watching privileges. There was a 3 year span where I was not allowed to watch television at all. The best thing to come out of all this was that I needed to find other ways to entertain myself. I escaped into books. Not the...

Duration: 01:03:44

Author Violet Howe

December 15th should be fine! I’ll put it on my calendar. Here’s the bio: Violet Howe is the author of the Tales Behind the Veils series and the Cedar Creek Series. Violet enjoys writing romantic suspense, romantic women’s fiction, and chick lit. She and her knight in shining armor live in Central Florida with their three adorable but spoiled dogs. When she’s not writing, Violet is usually watching movies, reading, or planning her next travel adventure. She is a member of the Florida...

Duration: 01:03:36

Author Wayne Zurl Joins Us He Has a New Book Out

Wayne Zurl grew up on Long Island and retired after twenty years with the Suffolk County Police Department, one of the largest municipal law enforcement agencies in New York and the nation. For thirteen of those years he served as a section commander supervising investigators. He is a graduate of SUNY, Empire State College and served on active duty in the US Army during the Vietnam War and later in the reserves. Zurl left New York to live in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains of...

Duration: 01:03:29

Author Brenda Hunt

I have written all of my life. As an only child for the first fifteen years of my life, I learned story telling could keep me and my friends entertained. All through my nursing career stories continued to pop in my head. I have dozens of story ideas filed away for later use. But it was only near the end of my nursing career and retirement was on the horizon that I picked up my writing again and began to devote my time and energy onto this new adventure. And an adventure it has been.

Duration: 01:05:00

Author Diane Moat

Diane Moat is an author, nurse, attorney and dog rescuer. Born a Yankee, she travelled to Nashville as a tourist, and loved it so much she didn’t leave. She has now been “down south” for long enough that she uses “y’all” and “you guys” interchangeably. For her 50th birthday, she decided to venture into writing. What started as a small project produced her first dramatic novel, “Dog Gone”. The story combines her love of animals with her fantasy of being able to stop animal abusers. After...

Duration: 01:11:15

Best Selling Author James Swain Joins Us For an Hour

James Swain is the nationally bestselling author of seventeen mystery novels. His books have been named Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews Best Mystery Books of the Year, and he has received three Barry Award nominations and a Florida Book Award for fiction. In 2006, he was awarded France’s prestigious Prix Calibre .38 for Best American Crime Writing. Born in Huntington, New York, he graduated from New York University and worked as a magazine editor and screenwriter before moving ?to...

Duration: 01:05:38

Author LK Shaw

LK Shaw is a physical therapist assistant by day and writer/social media addict by night. She resides in South Carolina with her high maintenance beagle mix dog, Miss P, who should probably just have her own Instagram account. An avid reader since childhood, she became hooked on historical romance novels in high school. It wasn’t until within the last seven or eight years she tried her hand at contemporary romances. While historical romance remains one of her favorite go-to genres,...

Duration: 01:07:35

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