Interview with Shaun Harris Author of The Hemingway Thief

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I remember hearing about The Hemingway Thief when it came out last year but didn’t actually step up and buy the book until I ran into Shaun Harris on Twitter. I could tell right away from our interaction that I’d be in good hands(even though I was warned that he was not kind to Hemingway) […]

Author Interview: Sarah K. Stephens ~ A Flash of Red

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Sarah K. Stephens’ debut novel A Flash of Red debuted earlier in December from Pandamoon Publishing. It is a fantasticly gritty and dark psychological thriller. Sarah is a trained psychologist, professor, writer, fellow Crime Writers’ Association member and friend. We recently discussed her debut novel. Find the interview below. A Flash of Red is such […]

Interview with Brian Cohn, Author of The Last Detective

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Cohn the author of The Last Detective an interesting take on the classic police procedural. Here is the back of the book: Two years since the slicks came to our planet and herded humanity together like cattle, placing us under constant watch in the few cities that remain. […]

Write On – With Sci-Fi/Fantasy Editor Josephine Hao

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We had the great opportunity today to pick the brain of  editor Josephine Hao as we discuss editing and science fiction/fantasy, one of her specialties. As we find out below there are no magic bullets when it comes to editing a manuscript. Because of your profession, I feel an enormous amount of pressure to produce […]

Interview with Meg Bonney Author of YA Fantasy Novel Everly

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Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Meg Bonney author of Everly, her debut YA fantasy novel to be released by Pandamoon Publishing November 2017 – Meg Bonney is a mother, wife and freelance writer. When she isn’t writing, she is off somewhere obsessing about her favorite TV shows. What was 12-14-year-old Meg Bonney reading? MB: […]

Write On: Matt Coleman – Education in America

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  Today we have the opportunity to mine the wealth of information that longtime educator and author Matt Coleman has accumulated from his sixteen years in the educational system in the state of Arkansas (nine in the classroom). Matt’s debut mystery novel Juggling Kittens released earlier this month from Pandamoon Publishing. The novel’s protagonist is […]

Interview with Daniel Willers Author of Heir of Chaos

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This week I had a chance to interview fantasy author Daniel Willers about his new book Heir of Chaos (Blake Heira Book 1). Daniel Willers is a fellow member of the Des Moines Writer’s Workshop.   When did you know you wanted to be a writer? Daniel Willers – I started thinking about it when I […]

Write On: Sharp Objects and Self-Injury (NSSI)

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A few weeks back Sarah K. Stephens and I decided to collaborate on a project we are calling Write On. Sarah is a developmental psychologist with a Ph.D. from Penn State University. I think Sarah describes the intent of the project best: Today my friend and Pandamoon Publishing colleague, Francis Sparks, and I are embarking on a […]

Interview with Des Moines Writer’s Workshop founder Beth Burgmeyer

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Beth Burgmeyer writes upmarket and women’s fiction. She loves to write about real life, about characters who are struggling with serious, life changing issues. Beth has several completed manuscripts and is starting the process of querying literary agents. Several of her manuscripts have finaled and placed in both national and local writing contests. Beth lives near Des Moines, Iowa with […]