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Spine Mingling: Author Interviews

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Interview with Mike Hartner, author of ‘I, Mary’

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I still have struggles while writing. But, in most cases, those struggles mean that I have to look in more detail at the situations, the characters and the settings. Read More »

Interview with Mike Phillips, author of ‘Hazard of Shadows’


Interview with Mike Phillips author of "Hazard of Shadows": "Success comes every day with a well written paragraph, a good joke, a snappy comeback, or a villain getting his or her just deserts." Read More »

Interview with Jane Tesh, author of ‘Butterfly Waltz’


Interview with Jane Tesh, author of "Butterfly Waltz": "The creative process is something that I can’t resist or understand. I can’t explain where my characters come from. They are imaginary friends who never left me." Read More »

Interview with James DeVita, author of ‘A Winsome Murder’


James DeVita, the author of A Winsome Murder, talks art, craft and how the sight of a wheat field inspired this spine-tingling adult thriller. DeVita's background in Shakespearean acting also gave him particular insight into why a hard-boiled detective might approach crime-solving by quoting the Bard. Read More »

Interview with Linda Lucretia Shuler, Author of ‘Hidden Shadows’

“Vague anxiety happens to every creative person, especially those of us in the arts."

Interview with Linda Lucretia Shuler, Author of "Hidden Shadows". Read More »

Interview with S.W. O’Connell, Author of ‘The Cavalier Spy’

"As a retired Army intelligence officer, I always imagined I’d write some kind of spy story."

Interview with author S.W. 'Connell, creator of the Yankee Doodle Spies series and "The Cavalier Spy". Read More »

Interview with Ken Lizzi, Author of ‘Under Strange Suns’


Sci-fi novelest Ken Lizzi is the author of Under Strange Suns. Lizzi is an attorney and also the author of an assortment of published short stories. When not traveling, he lives in Portland, Oregon with his lovely wife and their daughter. He enjoys reading, homebrewing, and visiting new places. He loathes writing about himself in the third person. Ken took the time to ... Read More »

Interview: Florence Byham Weinberg, Author of ‘Dolet’


"Writing is an obsession, a compulsion without which you cannot live." Read More »

Interview: Sophia Bar-Lev, Author of ‘The Silver Locket’

The Silver Locket taps into the deepest feelings of motherhood.

"To me, a successful writer is the person who is able to enrich his/her reader in some area of their life, whether emotional, mental, spiritual or practical." Read More »

Interview: Jonathan Raab, Author of ‘Flight of the Blue Falcon’

"I want it to be the benefit of the veteran community at large. I want to tell our stories honestly."

Interview with veteran and author Jonathan Rabb, author of "Flight of the Blue Falcon". Read More »