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Interview with Barrymore Tebbs

Barrymore Tebbs is the author of “The Haunting at Blackwood Hall“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Barrymore Tebbs is a photographer and writer living in Cincinnati, Ohio. His writing combines the brooding atmosphere of the Gothic novel with the unexpected twists and turns of the Psychological Thriller… often served with a liberal dose of black humor. Very black. He is as much inspired by Hammer Films and Dark Shadows as he is by 20th Century writers such as Shirley Jackson, Daphne Du Maurier, and Thomas Tryon. He is also the owner of the weblog, The Midnight Room, where he writes commentary about Gothic art, fiction, and film. What are you currently working on writing? I’ve just begun the first draft of a psychological thriller set during my high school years … Read entire article »

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Interview with Jarrah Loh

Jarrah Loh is the author of “Fighting the Storm (Cageside Chronicles: Tommy Knuckles Trilogy 1)“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Jarrah Loh is the author of the HarperCollins book Ultimate: The Complete Guide to UFC and Mixed Martial Arts and is also the creator of the fiction book series that MMA and UFC fans have been waiting for: Cageside Chronicles. He is the editor of Australia’s number-one Mixed Martial Arts magazine, Inside MMA (in association with FIGHT! USA) and also the editor of the world’s leading and longest running kickboxing/Muay Thai magazine, International Kickboxer. Jarrah has also been published in various other magazines and websites, covering many topics, such as music and pop culture. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his wife and daughter. What would you do differently … Read entire article »

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Interview with Bhavyasri Kodali

Bhavyasri Kodali is the author of “Vindictive“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Bhavya is a seventeen year old high schooler, who recently published her debut mystery novel, Vindictive. She is currently a senior in high school and lives with her family in California. What do you most enjoy about writing? There are no guidelines like you would normally have in an English class. There is no teacher, you are the creative controller of your book and how the characters will turn out. It was new for me, especially because I have always written assignments that had a prompt to answer or a theme to stand by. However, the first time I actually wrote something related to my novel, I was clueless as to what I would write. … Read entire article »

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Interview with Martha Bourke

Martha Bourke is the author of “Jaguar Sun“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Martha Bourke grew up in Burlington, Vermont. Often considered a hub of “free thinking,” she was encouraged to write and be creative at a very young age. She also had her father’s talent for languages, which later became her career. She spent fifteen years creating and teaching in foreign languages programs for young children. She continued to write on the side, trying out a variety of fiction genres. Then she discovered YA – specifically, paranormal romance. She was hooked! She and her husband of thirteen years have carved out their own little piece of Vermont in the Massachusetts countryside. When not writing, Martha loves spending time with her animals, good music, thrifting, and adding to … Read entire article »

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Interview with Magda M. Olchawska

Magda M. Olchawska is the author of “Mikolay & Julia In The Attic“. Below is a little information about our guest author. I’m a writer & award winning filmmaker. I’ve been making films and writing stories or making them up for as long as I can remember. I’m mostly interested in social issues (women & kids), human loneliness and fantasy. I suppose that is why I make films about loneliness of human soul, I would call them dramas and write fantasy stories. In 2004 I graduated from London College of Communication. In 2005 I set up a production company called Mayan Films to produce my own films. In 2007 I set up a website www.bulletfilm.com for indie filmmakers to showcase their work & network. I’m happily married to Marek and together we have a wonderful son … Read entire article »

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Interview with Gabriel Beyers

Gabriel Beyers is the author of “Guarding the Healer“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Gabriel Beyers lives in Bloomington, IN with his wife, two children, and two lovable yet destructive dogs. You can find his stories haunting such publications as Midnight Times, The Edge of Propinquity, Cat Tales 2, and a few others. He has worked many years in construction and it is still in his blood. He is always looking for a new project around the house. Someday, when he can find the time and money, he’ll start tinkering with marine aquariums again. Gabriel’s novel, Guarding the Healer, is his first adventure as an “indie” author. While most of his work tends to have an element of the strange to it, it isn’t fair … Read entire article »

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Interview with KD Sarge

KD Sarge is the author of “Knight Errant“. Below is a little information about our guest author. KD Sarge writes for joy and hope, and works for a living. She has tried her hand at many endeavors, including Governess of the Children, Grand Director of the Drive-Through, and Dispatcher of the Tow Trucks. Currently KD labors appreciated but underpaid in the public school system. Past accomplishments include surviving eight one-year-olds for eight hours alone (she lasted about ten months), driving a twenty-foot truck from Ohio to Arizona by way of Oklahoma, and making a six-pack of tacos in twenty-three seconds. Writing achievements include the Weightiest First Draft Ever, as well as nine other, much lighter, completed novels. She has four universes under construction, writes science fiction, fantasy, steampunk, smut … Read entire article »

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Interview with Jennifer Rainey

Jennifer Rainey is the author of “These Hellish Happenings“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Jennifer Rainey was raised by wolves who later sold her to gypsies. She then joined the circus at the age of ten. There, she was the flower girl in the famed Bearded Bride of Beverly Hills show until the act was discontinued (it was discovered that the bearded lady was actually a man). From there, she wandered around the country selling novelty trucker hats with vaguely amusing sayings printed on front. Somehow, she made enough money to go to The Ohio State University for a major in English. Who is your favorite author? I’m an English major; this is an incredibly difficult question! I really love Neil Gaiman. He’s a truly astounding storyteller, and he … Read entire article »

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Interview with Laura Yirak

Laura Yirak is the author of “Delivered to Eternity“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Laura spent her early years in Scotland attending a very old and supposedly haunted Catholic school. The place terrified her but she loved the idea that there was a “Headless Nun” roaming the halls. In her pre-teens she moved to the United States. She spent her first two years in college writing poetry and managed to lose her entire collection. She knows it’s out there somewhere! Writing has always been her passion. How long have you been writing? I have been writing since I was thirteen. I had an English teacher who assigned us a journal to keep for the school year and we had to turn it in weekly. I just kept going after that … Read entire article »

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Interview with Jerry Hanel

Jerry Hanel is the author of “Thaloc Has a Body“. Below is a little information about our guest author. Oklahoma author Jerry Hanel is a hard-working computer programmer who writes books at night and loves to dream up new worlds and places.He tries to post very often to his blog, so you can always swing in there and see if he has posted something witty or funny. He frequently holds book signings and giveaways, and the blog is where you’ll find that information. What do you most enjoy about writing? Seeing my characters come to life. I have so many people dancing around in my head. Well, only one of them dances. The rest generally sit, run or just stand around brooding. It’s getting very crowded up there, so I’m hoping to get … Read entire article »

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