Online Issue 14

Author Lee Murray talks about her novel, Into the Sounds, and how traveling has shaped her life and writing, the actor she'd pick to play her protagonist for the series and her faithful author assistant, Bella. Stuart R. West drops by to talk about his faithful companion, Zak, and his novels Secret Society (which may be one of … Continue reading Online Issue 14

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Beware the Busybodies: S.D. Hintz talks about how nosy neighbors inspired The Witching Well

Fun (???) Fact about S.D. Hintz? "I currently live in a house that was the site of the largest mass murder in Minnesota history." SR: What’s your new book about? SDH: A young boy loses his mother tragically and is forced to live with his estranged grandmother in a town seemingly devoid of children. SR: … Continue reading Beware the Busybodies: S.D. Hintz talks about how nosy neighbors inspired The Witching Well

Author Interview: Has Stuart R. West Presented One of the Most Original Takes on a Serial Killer Story? And what does Secret Society have to do with the West’s wife’s shopping?

I'll take 'Things I don't know about authors for $200, Alex." Which author said: "I was in a “country-funk-alternative-comedy-improv” band. We actually achieved a bit of notoriety in Kansas City for our short shelf life. I took the stage in pajamas, ate cereal and kitty litter, wore a variety of hats, sung, and “tried” to … Continue reading Author Interview: Has Stuart R. West Presented One of the Most Original Takes on a Serial Killer Story? And what does Secret Society have to do with the West’s wife’s shopping?

Author Interview: How a real-life ghost town inspired Stuart R. West’s Ghosts of Gannaway

Fun Fact: "I’m a firm lover of extraordinarily bad films. Give me the hilarity of botched sixties and seventies low-budget genre films over today’s blockbusters any day. My wife doesn’t understand." Note: Stuart has shared many photos from the town of Picher that he took himself, which are interspersed throughout this interview. SR: Where did … Continue reading Author Interview: How a real-life ghost town inspired Stuart R. West’s Ghosts of Gannaway

Author Interview: How traveling and living abroad has shaped author Lee Murray

Fun Fact: "You know that old story about having to smooch a lot of frogs before you find the prince? Well, before becoming a writer, I tried on a lot of hats: I was a research scientist, a massage therapist, a safety and health officer, as well as New Zealand’s Energy Advisor to the OECD. … Continue reading Author Interview: How traveling and living abroad has shaped author Lee Murray

Online Issue 12: Zombie Cat

Lots of good stuff in this issue, as well as some news, so let's get to it.   Willie Davis chats about his novel Nightwolf. Davis has some keen insights about the benefits of being an author, a razor sharp wit and some interesting anecdotes to share. Plus, there are links to where you can … Continue reading Online Issue 12: Zombie Cat

Literature® & More: Online Issue 11

I recently had a chance to read and review Literature® by Guillermo Stitch. It's such a rich book that it's like an onion, with plenty of layers to peel off. That's why I have Guillermo answering some pointed questions about the novella and his objectives with it, and I offer some further thoughts on the … Continue reading Literature® & More: Online Issue 11