Category Archives: AUTHOR SPEAKS

Author Interview: Hannah Pittard

By Clinton Williams   When did you know writing was your passion/gift/calling? I’ve been writing stories as long as I can remember. As a kid, I was an introvert—shy to the point of crying at parties when other kids tried

Author Interview: Stacey Kade

By Andrea King Stacey Kade is the daughter of a minister and a music teacher, and because of this, she felt she needed to read her Harlequin romances on the sly in the family basement. In present day, Kade is

Author Interview: R. F. Kristi

by Ebba Karlsson Maybe you’re familiar with the author of the Inca Cat Series? If not, here she is; R. F. Kristi! “I am, obviously, a cat and animal lover,” R. F. Kristi says. “I want people to love and

Author Interview: Krystal Black

By Jessica Starks Krystal Black is a woman with many stories inside of her, just waiting to come out. Her honest, unapologetic style of writing immediately draws readers into the worlds she creates, making us feel as if we’ve resided

Author Interview: Peter Liptak

Peter Liptak, who also goes by pETEthePoet, is a happy father, publisher at Exile Press, and author of poetry, children’s books, and linguistics books. Liptak is currently continuing a series of books for English language learners in the intermediate to

Author Interview: Marcia Matthews

by Andrea King Marcia Matthews is a well-established writer and poet. She has had her poetry published in the Hawaii Review, Sojourner, and A Wise Woman’s Garden. Her journalism has been printed in The Belmont Citizen-Herald, The TAB, Equal Times,

Author Interview: JASON HERSHEY

by Andrea King Jason Hershey is a new YA author whose debut novel is called To Die to Live. Jason is originally from Phoenix, Arizona but now lives in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio where he is a teacher and a dedicated

Lisa Manterfield

Contemporary Upper Young Adult author Lisa Manterfield is the award-winning author of A Strange Companion and I’m Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood. Manterfield admits that her love affair with writing

Martina Boone

By Jessica Starks Author Martina Boone is a woman who is passionate about books and writing. She’s on the Board of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and runs the CompulsionForReading.com program to distribute books to underfunded schools and libraries,

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of two #1 bestselling picture books, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train. Cumulatively, these two books have spent nearly five years on the NYT Bestseller List.Sherri resides in the Chicago suburbs