Layla Dorine: Author of Serpent’s Kiss

From the sprawling plains of North Central Iowa comes an author of fantasy, urban and LGBT books that have captured the imagination of many readers. Author Layla Dorine is a lover of nature and a crafter of worlds where her stories spring to life.  she describes her latest book, Serpent’s Kiss, and shares words of encouragement for new and upcoming writers.

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Real-Time Reading? Renowned Author Kevin J. Anderson to give unprecedented access to fans and authors to novel as it is written.

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Kevin J. Anderson at Indiana Comic Con (photo by chaospirations)

The next epic fantasy novel from the popular author of Star Wars and Dune universe novels, Kevin J. Anderson, will be his most creative endeavor to date.  Not for the story itself, but for the way that it is presented to audiences which include fans of his work as well as aspiring writers who want to see the process of writing as it happens. Continue reading

Lisa Orban: In Her Own Words

Lisa Orban

Memoirs are more than one person’s testimony of their own lives; they give the reader another perspective about events and choices that the reader may have also experienced.  Memoirs can be an alternate reflection of not only the author’s life, but the reader’s as well. Illinois native Lisa Orban does just this in her gripping and humorous series of memoirs.  Her books, It’ll Feel Better When It Quits Hurting and Wine Comes In Six Packs, have received rave reviews from readers. Continue reading

Mark Swaine: In His Own Words

Mark Swaine

“During the Vietnam war, a young US Marine named Sean Chambers is captured and imprisoned in a POW camp. During his time in captivity, revelations regarding his fate and his role in a much larger war comes to light…” This is the teaser description for author Mark Swaine’s second book in the Legend of the Red Sun Village series, The Crenshaw Serpent. Continue reading

Tamara Lakomy: In Her Own Words

Tamara Lokomy

Gods, demons and pagan deities… Dark fantasy author Tamara Lakomy explores magic and mysticism in an unconventional manner in her novel The Shadow Crucible.  Lakomy discusses her book, motivations and advice for writers who are new to the art of storytelling.

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Dorche Harris: In her Own Words

Dorche Harris

Everyone has challenges in their life albeit some more so than others.  It’s beneficial for one’s overall well-being to realize that most things in life are out of our control; the weather, traffic, the economy and especially the behavior of others.  We can’t control much of the things that happen in our lives but we can choose to react to it in a way that betters us. Continue reading

E.V. Lohring: In His Own Words

E. V. Lohring

A small town, tarnished paths… and murder. Author E.V. Lohring weaves this tale of mystery and intrigue in his debut novel, Fear of Normal.  While it is his first published novel, there is much more to come. Lohring has been creating and chronicling stories and ideas for almost two decades.  Lohring discusses his novel Fear of Normal, his writing style and advice for new writers and gives us some information about what he’s up to next. Continue reading

Paul TN Chapman: In His Own Words

Paul Chapman

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Author Paul TN Chapman is a prolific writer with numerous articles on his robust website and three books currently found on Amazon, soon to be four. Chapman spent almost three decades working in the social service. He gained writing experience and honed a skill set that is not confined to any particular genre; Chapman can draw on a variety of life experiences to reflect upon when writing in various genres.  This becomes abundantly clear when one visits his website.

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