Capitanio gets Justice with a Benjamin Franklin stamp of approval 1

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 […]



Interview with Don Caviness, Author of ‘Tiny Harrison Adventure Series’ 1

“I still remember how badly I wanted to learn to read. Once I did, I read everything I could get my hands on, encyclopedias, magazines and books. I had very good parents who were big readers as I grew up so my family would often make trips to the public […]

5 steps to writing interviews 4

Check out these simple techniques for writing interviews that aren’t boring to read.

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Best selling author, Marie Lavender talks to The Writers’ Shack

Marie Lavender writes romances of all kinds: historical romance, contemporary, paranormal and romantic suspense. She has a few time travel/reincarnation romances in progress.  She has written mysteries and literary fiction as well.  Marie has been writing since she was a kid.  She used to entertain herself and her family with […]

Wendy is no lost girl

Australian crime author, Wendy James talks to The Writers’ Shack about her latest novel, The Lost Girls. Wendy James is the author of six books, including The Mistake (2012) and Out of the Silence, which won the 2006 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime fiction and was shortlisted for […]

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Suzanne masters her own brand of outback fear

Suzanne masters her own brand of outback fear   There’s nowhere more remote than the Australian Outback, a place where Suzanne Brandyn was born and spent many years.   Suzanne’s taken her knowledge and empathy for the amazing landscapes she grew up with and combined them with her love of […]

From corporate America to author, Florence has a lot to brag about

From corporate America to author, Florence has a lot to brag about   With more than three decades in corporate America, Florence Osmund has a wealth of experience to draw on for her novels: The Coach House (released April 2012), Daughters (released February 2013), and Red Clover (coming soon).  Two […]

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3 steps to mastering your job interview

Editor’s note: While this is a break from our usual style of stories, given the current economic climate, many of us (including me) are looking for jobs. When I was offered this guest post by Rod Byfield, I couldn’t turn it down. What makes it especially unique is he is […]

Is Shaw the new king of horror? 1

Interview: Robert Shaw, Writer and Classic Horror Fan   By Mark Combs   Robert Shaw has worked in film and television in Australia, England and the US.  He has been involved in such films as Angel Heart, Homeboy, The Blob, A Chorus of Disapproval, Jack’s Back and many others. He was also involved in the development […]


Riley Banks

Check out this great interview with Riley Banks at Ultimate YA

I always like to share when there have been interviews on our bloggers elsewhere on the internet. Well, this time, it’s me getting interviewed – by Ultimate YA, a blog that exists to promote YA books and reading. Each month, they feature an author and include a bio, some fun […]