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john-rosenman's picture
Aug.30.2013
On April 23, 2013, I was one of four panelists on Blog Talk Radio for Webbweaver Books celebrating The Speed of Dark, a collection of different and disturbing horror stories.  This was a three day session, hosted from April 22-24 by Cassidy Webb.  I have two gruesome stories in this...
caroline-leavitt's picture
Aug.28.2013
I' first met Leora Skolkin-Smith through Readerville.com, a now defunct and once vibrant online readers and writers community. We quickly began friends and began swapping pages. I'm thrilled to have Leora here talking about HYSTERA , the WINNER of the 2012 USA Book Award and the 2012 Global E-...
karen-dionne's picture
Aug.26.2013
It's been my good fortune for years now to be friends with Marcus Sakey, host of the Travel Channel's Hidden City and author of several bestselling novels. The release this summer of his newest, Brilliance, gave me the opportunity to ask him some questions. 1. I have my version of how we met, but...
caroline-leavitt's picture
Aug.23.2013
Tatjana Soli  is one of those writers you speak about with a kind of reverence. Her gift with words is rivaled only by her talent with story. Set on a California citrus ranch, The Forgetting Tree explores how one woman survives not just an unspeakable tragedy , but an illness that could...
caroline-leavitt's picture
Jul.16.2013
(Originally posted at CarolineLeavittville, July 15th, 2013.) New York Times bestseller Meg Waite Clayton is surely one of the most generous and funny authors around. (Yes, this description includes the fact that Meg came to my rescue at the circus-themed Pulpwood Queens Book Festival,...
barbara-froman's picture
Jul.15.2013
...to the lovely, wise, and lyrical Dr. Harrison Solow for sharing so much, so beautifully in last week's interview for Music and Prose. I am deeply grateful! I also want to extend my thanks to old and new friends for their tweets, posts, favorites, and comments. You're the best! I've now...
barbara-froman's picture
Jul.12.2013
The conclusion of my interview with Dr. Harrison Solow. BF: Regarding the writing itself, since yours is so musical, would you like to share a bit about process? How conscious are you are of the musical elements of your writing? During composition? During revision? Do you ever read your work...
barbara-froman's picture
Jul.09.2013
Dr. Harrison Solow is a writer with a rare gift.  One has only to read her story, The Postmaster's Song, or her Pushcart Prize-winning essay, Bendithion, to recognize it.  These works do not simply represent the magnificent sounds of the Welsh tenor, Timothy Evans, that inspired them:...
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Jul.08.2013
Here is my interview with author Layton Green, who wrote thrillers The Summoner, The Egyptian, and The Diabolist. JT: I stayed up much too late last night reading The Diabolist. You’ve crafted a great story – part international thriller, part theology text, part philosophic treatise on good...
victoria-nalani-kneubuhl's picture
Jul.08.2013
I first met John Enright several decades ago in American Samoa.  My uncle, John Alexander Kneubuhl was a brilliant playwright and mentor to many aspiring artists and writers in Samoa. He recognized John as a kindred spirit, loved him like a son, and welcomed him into our, often eccentric but...