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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: 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 »

Interview: C. H. MacLean, Author of ‘Two Empty Thrones’

"Success is an excited reader."

"Haylwen's story exploded like a supernova in my head, sucking me in a black hole." Read More »

Interview with Erna Mueller, Author of ‘K-9 Cop’

"Success to me means getting my book into the hands of as many readers as possible. "

Success to me means getting my book into the hands of as many readers as possible. You don’t write a book to hide on your bookshelf. Read More »

Interview with Author Beverly Stowe McClure

"When my muse takes a holiday, I’ll go for a walk to clear my mind."

Beverly Stowe is published in leading children’s magazines, and two of her stories are in Chicken Soup for the Soul Anthologies. She has nine novels published, with more on the way. Read More »