Elena Taylor

Young Adult Novels: Author Kit Frick

Young Adult Novels Don’t Pull Any Punches Young Adult Novels aren’t just for kids. While the protagonists in YA are typically in the 13-18 year-old range, readers can be any age. YA Thriller Writer Kit Frick talks about writing for teens, her work as a poet and editor, and wrapping up her third book. Don’t […]

Award Winning Author Cynthia Kuhn on Writing the Perfect Cozy

So happy to have fellow mystery author, Cynthia Kuhn visit with us this week! Cynthia and I both launched our first mystery novels in April, 2016. Welcome Cynthia! The Author Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series, which includes The Semester of Our Discontent, an Agatha Award recipient (Best First Novel), and The […]

Dogs and Cats and Thriller Novels: Author Amy Shojai

This week I’m thrilled to interview author and fellow ITW member, Amy Shojai. Amy and I share a deep love for animals and adoration for International Thriller Writers! The Author Amy Shojai, CABC is the award winning author of more than 30 pet care books, and the September Day thriller series. She can be found […]

Terry Shames: Big Stories in Small Towns

I’m very excited about all the author interviews I have coming up in 2018. And I’m starting off the year with a bang! First up, Terry Shames, author of the award-winning Samuel Craddock series. THE AUTHOR Terry Shames  has been nominated for the Strand Critics award, the Macavity, and multiple Lefty awards (Left Coast Crime). […]

Demons, Debutants, and a Murdered Politician: A Recipe for Three Killer New Authors

This week I’m thrilled to introduce my readers to three  ITW Debut Authors, Jessica Bayliss, John Copenhaver, and Saralyn Richard.  Young Adult (YA) to Adult fiction, there’s a little something for every reader. From horror to historical to hanging out with high society there’s plenty of murder and mayhem to go around. Drum roll please […]

Two Cozy Authors for the Price of One: Tony Perona & Liz Dombrosky = Elizabeth Perona

This week I’m joined by not one, but two amazing Cozy authors. Cozy writer, Elizabeth Perona is actually the father/daughter writing team of Tony Perona and Liz Dombrosky. Tony is the author of the Nick Bertetto mystery series, the standalone thriller The Final Mayan Prophecy, and co-editor and contributor to the anthologies Racing Can Be […]

Historical Fiction Author Beverly Magid: Writing, Research, and John Lennon

This week my guest is historical fiction author Beverly Magid.  Before writing her first novel, Beverly was a journalist and an entertainment and celebrity PR executive. She interviewed many luminaries, including John Lennon, Jim Croce, and the Monty Python gang. As publicist, she represented clients in music, tv, and film, ranging from Whoopi Goldberg to John Denver […]

Jacquelyn Benson chats about Playwriting, First Novels & Wine

Jacquelyn Benson has always known who she wanted to be when she grew up: Indiana Jones. But since real archaeology involves far more cataloguing pot shards and digging through muck than diving out of airplanes and battling Nazis, she decided to devote herself to shamelessly making things up instead.  Jacquelyn studied anthropology in Belfast, Northern […]

Eddie Shoes travels around the US on her very own Blog Tour!

Come with me on my virtual book tour! Between now and February 5th, Eddie Shoes and I will be speeding across the Internet for a series of reviews, guest blogs, spotlights, and interviews. I hope you will join us as we travel the cyber highway. Thank you Escape with Dollycas for planningthe perfect tour. January 23 – A […]

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