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Spine Mingling: Author Interviews

Interviews with Mayra Calvani

Interview: Rozsa Gaston, Author of ‘Budapest Romance’

Budapest Romance is about an American woman and a Dutch man who discover each other in the thermal bath spas of Budapest.

"Budapest Romance is a tender love story, where passion duets with restraint." Read More »

Interview: Marija Bulatovic, Author of ‘FANTASTICAL: Tales of Bears, Beer and Haemophilia’

"A good memoir is more than just recounting of the historical records."

"I also hope that readers will get a sense of curiosity about another time, place and enjoy some of the cultural elements FANTASTICAL presents." Read More »

Interview: Linda DeFruscio, Author of ‘Cornered: Dr. Richard J. Sharpe As I Knew Him’

"My decision to remain friends with Richard Sharpe impacted my life in ways that were unimaginable to me at the time."

"I think it is fascinating to see the many varieties of responses to a dilemma people can have based on the way their brains work." Read More »

Interview: Harris Kern, Author of ‘Going From Undisciplined to Self-Mastery: Five Simple Steps to Get You There’

"You have to train your mind to live life with a sense of urgency and to hold yourself accountable."

"It takes time because to hold yourself accountable consistently means you have to train your mind." Read More »

Interview with D. L. Anderson, author of ‘Unlocking the Mystery of You’

"I hope readers will embrace the fact that they are in this world for a reason – and that our measures of fulfillment are contingent to our ability to understand this reason and make it our reality. "

"I hope readers will embrace the fact that they are in this world for a reason." Read More »

Interview: Jonathan L. Ferrara, Author of ‘The Blackwell Family Secret: The Guardians of Sin’

"You don’t choose to be a writer, it chooses you."

"Writing a book is wonderful is many ways, but there are times you just want to throw it right out the window." Read More »

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

"Nobody can see or feel your muse… it is tangible to only you."

The closest thing I have to a schedule is to write after everyone else is sleeping. Read More »

Interview with Greg Byrne, author of ‘Nine Planets’

"The inspiration for the book was so incandescent that the whole novel was in my head within an amazing ten minute period."

I rarely get a chance to tell a famous person he’s wrong, but here we go. Mr Orwell, you’re wrong. Read More »

Interview with Madeline Wynn, Author of ‘Daughter of the Fallen’

"I think of the worst thing possible for my character and then make it happen.  I love to torture them."

To know that something I wrote holds meaning for someone else makes all of the suffering worth it. Read More »

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 »