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Author Archives: Mayra Calvani

Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. Represented by Serendipity Literary.

Interview: Terry Nicholetti, Author of ‘GoldStar Magic! Family Pen-Pal Kit’ Including ‘NoraLee’s Adventures on Planet Ifwee’

"I want whole families to learn the power of intention."

'I used to have a sign over my computer that said, "Expect the Aaaagggghhhh! Then just start typing!"' Read More »

Interview: Jeff Gunhus, Author of ‘Night Terror’ and the ‘Templar Chronicles’ Series

"If you say you don’t have time to read, you’re really saying you aren’t serious about being a writer."

'Some guys play golf and drink beer, I write fiction and drink too much coffee.' Read More »

Book Review: ‘Wishes and Sorrows’ by Cindy Lynn Speer

Speer interweaves myth and magic in this original fantasy short story collection.

A short story fantasy collection that interweaves myth, magic, romance, and fairytale elements - with occasional elements of horror.. Read More »

Interview: Lindsay McKenna, Author of ‘Wolf Haven’

Lindsay McKenna has 135 books published thus far, 23 million sold and in 22 foreign languages.

I’m always contemplating and looking at the horizon of what engages me emotionally to write the next series. Read More »

Interview: Cindy Lynn Speer, Author of ‘Wishes and Sorrows’

"You need to write to get the garbage out before you find your true voice. "

"I write, in part, to make people happy, to give them an escape hatch. . ." Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Love List’ by Jennifer Conner, Sharon Kleve, Angela Ford, and Joanne Jaytanie

Four best friends come up with an unusual plan to find true love in a small town.

Four best-selling romances write novellas around the title Love List. Read More »

Interview: Lee Papa, Author of ‘The Temple of All Knowing’

"The core story is based on my near death experience."

"For me, every experience is a success." Read More »

Interview: Edie Harris, Author of ‘Blamed’

"Success is being able to support yourself financially doing what you love."

"I’m excited for romance readers to get their hands on 'Blamed,' but I also hope that anyone who enjoys straight suspense and spy thrillers will give it a shot – the love story between the hero and heroine doesn’t detract from the plot, but makes it stronger." Read More »

Interview: William R. Leibowitz, Author of ‘Miracle Man’

William Leibowitz

"An author has to view his writing as an art form in the same way as a painter, even if the author isn’t trying to create great literary fiction." Read More »

Interview: James Ryan Daley, Author of ‘Jesus Jackson’

"Jesus Jackson was really inspired by own experiences as a teenager who was obsessed with all the 'Big Questions.'"

"My target audience would have to be teenagers . . . who are curious about the same types of philosophical questions that I am." Read More »