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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 with Mike Hartner author of ‘I, Walter’

I, Walter

"When my muse refuses to collaborate, experience has taught me that I need to learn something else." Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Blue Between’ by Patricia Little


Great for young adults: a strong, brave, sympathetic heroine, an interesting array of secondary characters, mystery, action and adventure. Read More »

Interview with Jo Kessel, Author of ‘Weak at the Knees’

Weak at the Knees sm

"Dreams are so important and we all need to follow ours before it’s too late." Read More »

Interview with Kaylin McFarren, Author of ‘Buried Threads’

Buried Threads

"Wake up, stay focused and get that last word on the page." Read More »

Interview with James Stone, Author of ‘Crypto’


"Cryptographics is a field of mathematics devoted to rendering messages unreadable except by a party that has the key to reversing the encryption." Read More »

Interview with Alison Bruce & Kat Flannery, Authors of ‘Hazardous Unions’


Two writers discuss the art of collaboration and the writing life. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Dragon Fire’ by Dina Von Lowenkraft

Dragon Fire cover

A vivid setting with an array of intriguing characters makes this a must-read for fans of dragon stories and young adult paranormal. Read More »

Interview with Julia Ibbotson, Author of ‘The Old Rectory: Escape to a Country Kitchen’

The Old Rectory

"When I told colleagues about our Victorian house, the village and the stories from its history, they begged me to write a book about it – so I did!" Read More »

Interview with Chuck Waldron, Author of ‘Lion’s Head Deception’

Lion's Head Deception

"The biggest struggle is trying to herd my characters; sometimes it's a lot like herding cats." Read More »

Interview with Vincent Zandri, Author of ‘The Guilty’

The Guilty

"I scour the local newspapers for true-crime stories. When one strikes my fancy I use it as the basis for my story and plot, and then turn it into fiction." Read More »