Authors

Anything to do with authors – this includes book reviews, author interviews, book tours etc.


A 56-Day Marathon: The Story Behind The Shiro Project

A 56-Day Marathon: The Story Behind The Shiro Project French author David Khara, a former journalist, top-level sportsman, and entrepreneur, is a full-time writer. Khara wrote his first novel—a vampire thriller—in 2010, before starting his Consortium thriller series, which offers a roller-coaster ride that dips into the history of World […]

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Author inspired by POW past

Fiona Palmer talks to The Writers Shack about her brand new novel, The Sunnyvale Girls, and how she found inspiration from an Italian prisoner of war I was talking to my friend Lea one day about how I wanted to write my next book on the Italian prisoners of war that worked on […]


Bleiberg goes print

Le French Book to launch print version of The Bleiberg Project – July 15 Early last year, we interviewed David Khara, author of the best-selling novel, The Bleiberg Project, by Le French Book. Well, David and his publishing company have been busy since we last spoke to them. Not only did The Bleiberg […]

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Seeking authors, publishers and book lovers for a brand new read for review program 8

The Writers’ Shack launches Read 4 Review, a brand new initiative for book lovers   You might remember that a month or so ago, we put some feelers out to see if anyone was interested in a Read 4 Review program. Well, the response from both authors and readers was […]


The perfect combination of classic and contemporary

Mariner’s Hollow – a paranormal mystery that keeps the reader guessing to the very end. Over the weekend, I posted an interview with Frank “FG” Capitanio, the author of the award winning novel, Mariner’s Hollow – which won Gold in the IPBA Benjamin Franklin Awards. If you read that, you’d […]

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What True Beauty Is About (A Tribute To Maya Angelou)

I have always come across Maya Angelou’s quotes in other books and blogs, or seeing people sharing her quotes on Facebook. They are all very inspiring, but somehow it didn’t get me to the point to read up more about her and her works. As I read the news… Related […]


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Introducing the next Sir Arthur Conan Doyle   Everyone needs a hobby. Mine just happens to be murder. – Justice Worth Last month, Indie author F.G. Capitanio won a massive leg up in his writing career when his debut novel, Mariner’s Hollow, took out Gold for Teen Fiction in the IBPA […]

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The mystery of writing and the writing of mysteries

Frédérique Molay, author of The 7th Woman and Paris Homicide, talks about the mysteries of writing   When writing, everything and anything can serve as inspiration—a newspaper article, an odd crime, an anecdote, an unknown face. When an idea rises to the surface, when it imposes itself, it then gushes […]


Any interest in a Read 4 Review program? 2

I am thinking about starting a Read 4 Review program on The Writers’ Shack that will pair authors with readers.   These programs are very popular on Goodreads but, as far as I know, have not been implemented on too many blogs.   Basically, how it works is that authors […]

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The Writers Shack announces the winners of their Biggest Book Giveaway Ever As you may have seen, for the last few months, we’ve advertised an exciting competition on The Writers’ Shack – our Biggest Book Giveaway Ever. Over that period, we had 42 authors donate a total of 62 titles, and 1110 […]