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katherine-holmes's picture
Apr.16.2014
*The Swan Bonnet in Kindle will be on sale for .99 at Amazon.com April 18-25* We tend to absorb the history of our environment   As it was for many, Alaska was romantic to me as a frontier, romantic while living in the city.  Of a sudden someone would leave Minneapolis for...
jess-wells's picture
Apr.03.2014
More gems from #AWP2014 Fascinating AWP panel on novellas: “Less is More than Ever: A New Time for Novellas” with Kathryn Locey, Janet Thielke, Lynn Pruett, Cary Holladay and Lorraine Lopez. The panelists have suggested that it’s time we stop thinking of a novella as a bloated short story or a...
elisabeth-storrs's picture
Mar.30.2014
My guest today is Eva Stachniak author of The Winter Palace, her novel of Catherine the Great which was an international bestseller, and has been included in The Washington Post 2012 list of most notable fiction. Empress of the Night, her second Catherine the Great novel, has just been published...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Mar.25.2014
In the good ol' days, writers would, if they were lucky, get the chance to do magazine interviews or if they're very, very lucky, a guest spot on a talk show. Well, unless you're really famous or a celebrity, that rarely happens these days. So what's a writer to do? Plenty! Authors aren't stuck and...
elisabeth-storrs's picture
Mar.25.2014
I'm delighted to announce that I've released Dying for Rome: Lucretia's Tale, the first story in a new collection entitled Short Tales of Ancient Rome, in which I retell the legends and history of Rome from a fresh perspective. Dying for Rome: Lucretia’s Tale retells the historic story of the...
james-whyle's picture
Mar.03.2014
It was more a smoulder than a spark, a long smoulder, like the fires that burn for decades in disused coal mines, inhibited only by scarcity of oxygen. Sometime in the 1980s, the film maker, Guy Spiller, approached me with an idea for a project. He gave me a book with an unwieldy title, A Source...
sherry-jones's picture
Feb.12.2014
Come on over and read my provocative interview with Heather Webb, author of BECOMING JOSEPHINE, about the first Empress of France's fascinating life and many loves. Are all the stories of orgiastic decadence true? Webb gets to the heart of the seductive Rose de Beauharnais, daughter of a...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.18.2014
Author K-Trina Meador drops by the showcase to discuss her historical fiction novel Journey to Freedom and much more.   To download this program to your portable device please right click the link below and select "save as". Download You can purchase Journey to Freedom and the...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.16.2014
Author K-Trina Meador stops by the Writers Showcase Podcast to discuss her Historical Fiction novel Knight of the Dixie Wilds and much more writers talk. To download this link to your portable device please right click the link below and select "save as" Download You can purchase Knight...
tgleichner's picture
Dec.11.2013
ABOUT AND FACE THE UNKNOWN Title: And Face the UnknownGenre: Historical FictionAuthor: CD HarperPublisher: iUniversePages: 232Language: EnglishISBN - 978-1-47594-754-0  As Levy clings to a tree high above a river and tries to catch his breath, he doesn’t know what to do next. He...