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Summer Secrets: A Conversation with Author Jane Green

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.07.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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 to lovely beaches of Nantucket.

How Will You Leave Your Mark?

Peg Fitzpatrick | Posted 06.29.2015 | Books
Peg Fitzpatrick

Reading is one of my greatest passions. Finding a book that changes my thinking and sparks ideas for me is life-changing. Leave Your Mark. Land Your Dream Job. Kill it in your career. Rock Social Media.

Must Love Words: Entanglement Author, Katie Rose Guest Pryal

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 06.05.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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 the written word."

Making Pretty: A Conversation With YA Author Corey Ann Haydu

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.07.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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

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

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.06.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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.

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

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.04.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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 help her shape her life, in her debut novel, Dear Carolina.

Choose This Day: Author Kathryn Craft on Healing with Fiction

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 06.30.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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 ch...

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

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.30.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

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 Michigan in Ann Arbor for her MFA in Creative Writing.

Authors Honoring Artists: A Lesson in Charity and the Power of Women

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Brandi Megan Granett

We are called to helping others, all of us, regardless of our professions and passions.

Finding Her Own Way in Paris: Meet Author/Publisher Adria J. Cimino

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.02.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Meet Adria J. Cimino, author of Close to Destiny, and one of the publishers behind Velvet Morning Press. Cimino stepped away from both traditional publishing and the United States. After her move to Paris, she teamed up with author Vicki Lesage to form Velvet Morning Press.

Finding the Fear Factor: An interview With Indie Horror Author, Tammy Vreeland

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Finding inspiration, Vreeland took what happened and weaved a fictional story around it. Since then, Vreeland has authored six horror books. Her most recent, The Sea of Souls, is a sequel to The Folks.

The Older I Get, the Less I Like Rules: An Interview With Author Cathy Lamb

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.18.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Cathy Lamb, 47, is a women's fiction author. Her first novel, Julia's Chocolates, was published when she was forty, in 2007.

Courage to Speak Personal Truth: An Interview with Kathryn Craft

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.16.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Kathryn Craft is the author of The Art of Falling (Sourcebooks, 2014) and The Far End of Happy, due May 2015. Her work as a developmental editor at Writing-Partner.com follows a nineteen-year career as a dance critic.

Michael J. Seidlinger Shares His Coping Mechanisms

Loren Kleinman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Michael J. Seidlinger is the author of a number of novels including The Fun We've Had, The Laughter of Strangers, My Pet Serial Killer and The Sky Conducting.

Bernardine Evaristo, Literary Rebel With a Cause

Diriye Osman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Books
Diriye Osman

British-Nigerian novelist and poet, Bernardine Evaristo is not only a master of literary gender-bending but she's also adroit at subverting well-worn tropes from slavery to stifled sexuality in a way that feels new, visceral, vital.

Interview With Author Allison Winn Scotch on The Theory of Opposites

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 04.28.2014 | Books
Jocelyn Kelley

Alison Winn Scotch's high-concept novels take compelling plots ('What if you could go back in time and fix your mistakes? What if you woke up one day and all of your dreams had come true?') and mixes them with well-drawn-out characters and realistic settings.

Get on the Path to Organizational Survival

Kyle Dowling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kyle Dowling

I don't know about you, but I happen to like this place... Earth. Sadly, time and time again we're introduced to those who hold opposing views, or worse, are apathetic in regards to the subject of the ecological safety of this planet.

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Raymond Khoury

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Raymond Khoury is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Last Templar. Born in Lebanon, Raymond and his family were evacuated from Beirut's civil war, and fled to New York when he was 14.

Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan Soars With Romance

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Tarzan, it seems, has really never gone out of style. But not many movies or even books showcased his sultry blond love interest, Jane, to the fullest extent. But that's all changed with the recently published Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell.

Stalking the Wild Pathogen: Viral Threats to Modern Humanity

Steve Heilig | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Steve Heilig

Writers and filmmakers have long liked apocalyptic stories. But out in the real world, it might well be that the most likely cause of our specie's demise will be a microscopic bug we cannot defeat, and that we vanish, or vastly diminish, not with a bang but a whimper.

Sam Parker

Jodi Picoult: 'My Advice Is Not To Self Publish'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 06.09.2012 | Books

Jodi Picoult, the outspoken author of 'ethical fiction,' has written 19 novels and topped The New York Times bestseller list on five different occasio...

Arianna And Jim Stengel Discuss Aligning Ideals With Business Growth

Huff TV | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna sat down with Jim Stengel to discuss his new book, "Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World's Greatest Companies." "My favor...

Margaret Atwood Talks About Fun And Religion

Posted 10.25.2011 | Books

From Narrative Magazine: Canadian author Margaret Atwood has published more than fifty works of fiction and criticism, including her well-known dystop...

An Interview About Body Image With the Author of New Hit Novel Skinny

Kate Fridkis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Women
Kate Fridkis

Skinny is the story of a young woman named Gray who struggles with guilt after her obese father's dramatic death. She begins to compulsively overeat, driven by an enormous hunger she can't sate.

New Book Chronicles A Chicago Family In Nazi Germany

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

The Berlin of 1933 was not the bombed-out, war-torn capitol so thoroughly documented in the many histories of World War II. Instead, this Berlin was o...