Posts Categorized: Interviews

Feb 04
Interview: Tom Barry

Interview: Tom Barry

Syndicated interview with Tom Barry, author of When the Siren Calls. Permission granted by Tom Barry to repost this interview. For more information please visit his website. Q: After a long career at the top of your profession, what prompted you to write a novel? My original plan was to write a business book that distilled down everything I’d learnt about selling over 20 years in the corporate world. But when the opportunity came, I decided that, if I were to be a writer, I’d rather entertain my readers than lecture them! Much more fascinating, it seemed to me, to embody everything I knew about persuasion in a fictional character, in a master persuader. Q: So, your business career was key to being able to write this story? Yes. People… Read more »

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Nov 15
Interview: Charles Finch

Interview: Charles Finch

Charles Finch was kind enough to agree to an interview. He’s one of my favorite authors and his first novel, A Beautiful Blue Death, was nominated for an Agatha Award and was named one of Library Journal’s Best Books of 2007, one of only five mystery novels on the list. Q. You chose the Victorian Era as the foundational time frame to your novels because it serves as a reflection of contemporary issues in a literary framework. Notwithstanding the connection, given the opportunity, would you travel back in time to the Victorian Era? Would you want to live there, or just visit? Why or why not? I would love to travel back in time to the Victoria period – briefly. One of the things I try to emphasize in my… Read more »

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Sep 20
Interview: Colleen Hoover

Interview: Colleen Hoover

I’m honored to welcome Colleen Hoover to the blog today! She was kind enough to agree to an interview and I hope you enjoy getting to know her better. Q. For our readers who may not have heard of you, tell us a bit about yourself. First and foremost, I am a mom to three of the sweetest and meanest boys. They are 7, 9 and 11. I’ve been married to my husband for 12 years. I just started writing last year, and what a year it’s been. Q. As a first-time author, how many projects and stories did you discard along the way to Slammed? Slammed was actually the first real attempt I ever made at writing a book. I would write silly stories and poems for friends, but… Read more »

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