A few days ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Sabrynne McLain, fascinating author of the novel, WHEN RED IS BLUE. In the bio on your website, you say that you grew up in a small town in Michigan, moved to California, then to Edinburgh in the UK. That’s quite a lot of uprooting. How do you think these moves influenced your writing? I had a vague idea about wanting to write toward the end of grad school, but after jotting down a few paragraphs one evening and cringing at the results, … [Read more...] about Interview: Sabrynne McLain
CELEBRATING THE RELEASE OF MIKE EVERS' SECOND BOOK IN THE HOPFIELD TALES! “CAMPAIGN OF THE GODS” SYNOPSIS: When Norse god Týr suspects his friend Thor is cheating in the phenomenal board game ‘Campaign of the Gods’ he takes matters into his own hands and searches out the only being in Asgard who can help solve his problem. But things are not what they seem… And once the forces of Hel are unleashed, only legendary Viking berserker Ivar Ragnarsson and his men can possibly save the day. … [Read more...] about Celebrating The Release of Mike Evers’ Second Book in the Hopfield Tales!
Jamie, It’s a pleasure to have you with us today and congratulations on the publication of OUT OF THE SHADOW. Tell us about your book and how you came to write it. As a psychotherapist for many years, I wanted to create a novel that was entertaining, but also gave the reader insight into the therapeutic process as well as the characters’ psychological makeup. One night in the dark my imagination took over. What if a stranger were to waltz into my bedroom? Would I be able to see them? What … [Read more...] about Interview with Author J.S. Winn
MATINICUS CHAPTER ONE 1829 Matinicus, Friday 10 July The light fades as I take up my pen, this book my only refuge against loneliness and the troubling omens of a strange new life. These past hours the most unsettling of all since my coming to the island, delivered up as wife to old man Isaac. A time of fire and death, and the arrival of a stranger whose presence in this house leaves me not a little afraid. A chill fog having settled with the southwest breeze this noon, it was the … [Read more...] about Matinicus: An Excerpt
Darcy, I’m a big fan of yours. I love MATINICUS—the writing, your voice, the mystery, your characters, the underlying themes and the great care you’ve obviously taken researching the island and seafaring off the coast of Maine in the nineteenth century. What moved you to write this story? The island of Matinicus itself, actually, because its culture is so unique. I knew I had to write a novel about it the first time I visited the place, and the more I learned, the more fascinated I … [Read more...] about Darcy Scott: Interview