An Interview with McCall Hoyle, Author of The Thing with Feathers

McCall Hoyle is an award-winning author of who tackles illness and YA romance with her new novel, The Thing with Feathers. Sixteen-year-old Emilie Day is not like the other girls from her town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She has epilepsy, homeschooled, and would rather be reading classic literature than be the center of …

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An Interview with Kathy Strahs, Author of The Lemonade Stand Cookbook

Kathy Strahs is the author of The Lemonade Stand Cookbook: Lemonade stands . . . kids have been running them for decades, whether to raise money for a new bike, for a charitable cause, or simply to conquer boredom. Inspired by dozens of kid experts from all over the country, author Kathy Strahs pours her …

Interview: Starting Digital Pubbing, Self-Publishing Advice, Startups, and More

Recently, Salesgenie published an interview with me where I got to talk about Digital Pubbing and self-publishing. We talk about marketing, having your own website, and a little bit about the current publishing startup landscape (thanks in large part to information from Thad McIllory). You can read the full interview here, but some highlights include: Options …

An Interview with Russ Colchamiro, author of Genius de Milo

Russ Colchamiro is the author of Genius de Milo, the second book in his series, Finders Keepers. Here is the official description: Best pals Jason Medley and Theo Barnes barely survived a backpacking trip through Europe and New Zealand that -- thanks to a jar of Cosmic Building Material they found -- almost wiped out the galaxy. …

I Know Dino: The Podcast

After months of researching, interviewing, and polishing, we have finally launched our long-awaited I Know Dino podcast (part of a larger I Know Dino project, which involves blog posts, books, and more)! You can find our new, free podcast on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-know-dino/id960976813?mt=2 Our first episode features Pete Larson, president of the Black Hills Institute …

An Interview with N.D. Wilson, author of Death by Living

I had the great pleasure of interviewing N.D. Wilson, a best-selling author whose latest book, Death by Living: Life is Meant to be Spent, was published this past July. Death by Living is a follow-up to Wilson's Notes From the Tilt-a-Whirl, which was critically acclaimed. Wilson is an insightful writer, who at the same time obviously likes …

An Interview with Chris Allen, author of Hunter: Intrepid 2

Some days I really love blogging! Recently I had the good fortune of meeting people from Pan Macmillan Australia, and they put me in touch with Chris Allen, author of the Intrepid series. Chris Allen is known for writing "escapist action thrillers for realists," and he has served in three Commonwealth armies over the span of …

Interview on Scribd: Getting the Word Out

Yesterday Scribd posted an interview with me on self-publishing tools and getting book reviews. It was a great experience and I want to thank Taylor for the interview. Below is an excerpt. You can read the full article here. It used to be that the success of a book was dictated by the reviews of newspaper …