Author Spotlight: Happy LaShelle

Name:   Happy LaShelle  Author of:   According to Audrey (Clean Teen Publishing)   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? Well, like a lot of writers I stapled and taped my own books together when I was a kid. My mom saved a bunch of them and they’re kind of precious to […]

Author Spotlight: James L. Weaver

Name: James L. Weaver  Author of: Poor Boy Road; Ares Road; Blackbird Road (Lakewater Press) Jack & Diane From: Olathe, Kansas (a suburb of Kansas City, a mere 250 miles from the geographic center of the United States)   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? The first story of any […]

Author Spotlight: Wendi Silvano

Name: Wendi Silvano Author of: Turkey Trouble; Turkey Claus; Turkey Trick-or-Treat; Just One More; What Does The Wind Say?; Hey Diddle Riddle; Counting Coconuts. (Upcoming book: Turkey’s Eggstra-Special Easter, Two Lions Press, January, 2019) From: I was born in Salt Lake City and grew up there. I lived for two years on the coast of […]

Author Spotlight: C.M. McCoy

Name: C.M. McCoy  Author of: EERIE From: Alaska   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing?  It was a “descriptive paragraph” assignment from the 5th grade. My teacher, Mrs. Brady, was so excited about my stinky hamster paragraph, she made me read it aloud to the 3 other 5th grade classes. I […]

Author Spotlight: Julie Wetzel

Name:   Julie Wetzel   Author of:   The Dragons of Eternity Series: On the Accidental Wings of Dragons; For the Memory of Dragons; For the Heart of Dragons; A Castle for Dragons, the First Archive; For the Kingdom of Dragons (coming Sept. 2018) Kindling Flames Series: Gathering Tinder; Flying Sparks; Smoke Rising; Stolen Fire; Burning Nights; Blazing […]

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: Brenda Drake

 Name:  Brenda Drake Author of: Analise Rising (coming January, 2019) The Library Jumpers series: Thief of Lies; Guardian of Secrets; Assassin of Truths The Fated series: Touching Fate; Cursing Fate; Seeking Fate (coming June, 2018) Thunderstruck   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? I was eight, I believe, and it was a story about […]