Author Spotlight: Laurie Bell

Name: Laurie Bell   Author of: The Butterfly Stone (Wyvern’s Peak Publishing)   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? I think it was a Choose Your Own Adventure story, about a female Doctor Who. I wrote it with a writer friend after school, (I still have it too). But I know I […]

Author Spotlight: TJ Turner

 Name: TJ Turner Author of: Lincoln’s Bodyguard; Land of Wolves: The Return of Lincoln’s Bodyguard From: Yellow Springs, OH   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing?  I remember writing a brilliant piece of science fiction, a short story, when I was in about 5th grade (please note the sarcasm here!) I […]

Author Spotlight: Susan Harris

Name: Susan Harris Author of: Shattered Memories; Jessie’s Girl; The Ever Chase Chronicles (Skin and Bones; Collateral Damage; Smoke and Mirrors; Night of the Hunter and Never Back Down) From: Cork Ireland   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? I used to write a lot of poetry as a child […]

Author Spotlight: Lucinda Stein

Name: Lucinda Stein Author of: Jadeite’s Journey (Inkspell Publishing) and Minnie’s Antique & Curiosity Shoppe   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? My first writing was free verse, but after all these years, I couldn’t tell you what I wrote about. I went on to write a novella (to be […]

Author Spotlight: Kim Chance

Name:  Kim Chance Author of: Keeper; Seeker (coming Fall 2019) From: Flux Books     Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? The first piece of original fiction I remember ever writing was a short story about a girl named Katie and a boy named Barry who fall madly and love […]

Author Spotlight: Barbara Quinn

Name: Barbara Quinn Author of: The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me (Lakewater Press) Speed of Dark; Hard Head (Eternal Press) 36C; Slings and Arrows (DiskUs Publishing)   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? I started writing early; at five or six years old. I remember my brother and I put […]

Author Spotlight: Jeri Baird

  Name: Jeri Baird Author of: Tokens and Omens; Curses and Warfare (Jolly Fish Press) Upcoming:  Barnabas and Bird Run Away From the Circus     Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? In grade school, I was obsessed with writing stories where I flew to Mars. But my first attempt […]

Author Spotlight: Victoria Gilbert

Name: Victoria Gilbert  Author of: The Blue Ridge Library Mystery series Book One: A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS (out now) Book Two: SHELVED UNDER MURDER (July 2018), Book Three: PAST DUE FOR MURDER (early 2019) From: Crooked Lane Books   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? As soon as I […]

Author Spotlight: R.L. Martinez

Name:  R. L. Martinez     Author of: In the Blood; Beneath the Skin (Lakewater Press) From: Oklahoma     Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? Yes, it was a story about a black horse that I also illustrated in this little white blank book my teacher gave me. I think I, or […]