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Brandi Megan Granett is the author of My Intendedand Cars and Other Things That Get Around.

When she is not writing or teaching or mothering, she is honing her archery skills. You can find her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Thriving at the Edge: A Conversation With Donna Stoneham

(1) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 4:28 PM

The Thriver's Edge by Donna Stoneham, PhD offers seven key pieces of advice on how to identify your life's vision and how to make it a reality. Through personal experience and research, Stoneham's book offers a road map to moving...
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The Balance Project: A Conversation With Susie Orman Schnall

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 11:35 AM


Susie Orman Schnall's novel, The Balance Project, follows the perils of the overworked assistant to America's Darling of Balance, Katherine. Both Lucy and Katherine's stories call into question whether or not women can have it all--both a successful work...

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This Writer's Life: A Conversation With Pam Jenoff

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 6:08 PM


Every so often you meet someone that is truly living their dream and following their passions. If you get a little closer, you will find that this often means a real commitment and a lot of work. If pursuing passions were an Olympic...

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Friendship and Romance: A Conversation With Author Cathy Lamb

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 5:50 PM

Cathy Lamb is the author of My Very Best Friend, a novel that explores the changing nature of friendship and what it means to really embrace living. My Very Best Friend is Lamb's ninth novel.


I had the...

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For the Love of Food, Romance, and Milwaukee: A Conversation with Amy E. Reichert

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2015 | 10:56 AM


Amy E. Reichert is the author of the debut novel, The Coincidence of Coconut Cake.
Reichert describes herself as a wife, mom, amateur chef, Fix-It Mistress, and cider enthusiast with a passion for her local library...

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Witches Brew: A Conversation With Author Suzanne Palmieri

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 6:33 PM


Voodoo, bayous and lost souls haunt The Witch of Bourbon Street, the latest novel by Suzanne Palmieri. This, her third novel, follows the Sorrow family as they reconcile their losses and gains at summer solstice with...

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Maybe in Another Life: A Conversation With Author Taylor Jenkins Reid

(1) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 5:22 PM

Taylor Jenkins Reid's latest novel, Maybe in Another Life, tackles one of the big riddles of life: what if? What if I went home with this man? What if I went home with my friends instead? Maybe in Another Life leaves together the two big what...

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Summer Secrets: A Conversation with Author Jane Green

(0) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 6:42 PM

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What does it mean to make amends? In Jane Green's latest novel, Summer Secrets, we follow Cat, a London journalist and recovering alcoholic on her journey through the twelve steps, which ultimately leads her...

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Shining a Light on Our Dreams: A Conversation With Author Bridget Foley

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 3:22 PM


Bridget Foley is the author of the debut novel, Hugo & Rose, a story where a woman's life long dreams intersects painfully with her everyday life. I spoke with Foley about honesty, dreams, and motherhood.

Before we get started,...

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Renewing Commitment and Faith

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 1:06 PM


Sarah McCoy, author of the novel The Mapmaker's Children, and her husband, an Army orthopedic surgeon she calls Doc B, recently celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary with a vow renewal and baptismal ceremony. I talked with McCoy about this beautiful ceremony...

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From 'Project Runway' to Archery Fame: Laura Bennett Shelton

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 4:50 PM

Archery attracts interesting people, from actor Geena Davis to country singer Luke Bryan to congressman and former vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan. Now, meet Laura Bennett Shelton, the latest celebrity to find a home on archery's tournament circuit.

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Must Love Words: Entanglement Author, Katie Rose Guest Pryal

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 2:56 PM


Katie Rose Guest Pryal is the author of the Velvet Morning Press release, Entanglement. Katie spoke to me about the many roles she assumes in her life and how they all lead back to her "love of...

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Summer Reading: Women's Fiction Style

(3) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 11:47 AM

As the summer season heats up, some people like to take a dip into the ocean or the pools, others like to dip into their summer reading. Here are some titles to get you started whether you are at the beach or just wish you were.


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Get Outside: 3 Outdoor Archery Games to Try This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 11:50 AM

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Although many archers get their start indoors, archery offers many opportunities to shoot outdoors year-round. And unlike the single-distance, climate-controlled environments of indoor archery, outdoor archery offers an unpredictable mix of terrain and weather at varying distances to challenge your...

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Fat Girl Walking: A Conversation with Author Brittany Gibbons

(6) Comments | Posted May 17, 2015 | 10:29 PM

What if you looked at your daughter and saw yourself? Not only the good parts but all of the negative self-talk you heaped upon yourself since you emerged from childhood. What would you do to stop your daughter from carrying the weight of that nonsense? Brittany Gibbons, blogger...

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Making Pretty: A Conversation With YA Author Corey Ann Haydu

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 5:33 PM

Corey Ann Haydu is the author of new release, Making Pretty, OCD Love Story, and Life by Committee. We talked about what it means to be a young adult author and what she would like her readers to know about being pretty...

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At the Water's Edge: A Writer's Conversation With Sara Gruen

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 11:42 PM


Sara Gruen author of the new release, AT THE WATER'S EDGE, shared some insight into her writing process and what lead her to set her latest novel at the edge of Scotland's Loch Ness during World War II.


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Designing Love & Family: A Conversation With Author Kristy Woodson Harvey

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2015 | 10:03 PM


Southern wife and mother, Tarheel, and design blogger, Kristy Woodson Harvey crafted a touching lover letter between a little girl and the two mommas that love her, the one that gave birth to her and the one that will...

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Choose This Day: Author Kathryn Craft on Healing with Fiction

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2015 | 12:58 PM


Kathryn Craft is the author of The Art of Falling and the new release, The Far End of Happy, a fictionalized account of the day her first husband choose to end his life in a suicide stand-off...

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Magical Realism and MFA Programs: A Conversation with Author Andrea Lochen

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 5:37 PM


Andrea Lochen is the author of The Repeat Year (Berkley, 2013) and Imaginary Things (Astor + Blue Editions, 2015). She attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison for her Bachelor's degree in English and the University of...

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