An Interview with Shawn Reilly Simmons Author of The Red Carpet Catering Mysteries

Shawn Reilly Simmons is the author of The Red Carpet Catering mysteries featuring Penelope Sutherland, an on-set movie caterer. Welcome Shawn and thank you for taking time from your very busy schedule to visit with us. James:                  How long have you been writing? Shawn:                 I’ve wanted to be a …

An Interview with Kathi Daley, USA Today Best Selling Author of 9 Mystery Series

James:                          How long have you been writing? Kathi:                           About 5 years. James:                          What motivated you to become a writer? Kathi:                          It was really just a fluke. I had an idea for a book, I decided to jot it …

An Interview With Timothy Hallinan: Edgar, Macavity, and Shamus Awards Nominee and Lefty Recipient

James:                  How long have you been writing? Timothy:              I started writing terrible short stories when I was in my teens. In ninth grade I had a profoundly beautiful and very young English teacher named Miss Reid, and I wrote her an epic love poem, my first and last attempt …

An Interview With U.S. Today Best-Selling Author Lea Wait

James: How long have you been writing? Lea: Most of my life. For many years I supported my family writing corporate nonfiction. When I was in my forties I began focusing on fiction, and have now been writing fiction full-time for about twenty years. James: What motivated you to become …

An Interview With T E Kinsey

How long have you been writing? I spent most of the 1990’s as a magazine features writer but I’ve written fiction for most of my adult life. Until recently it was always in my spare time, and always just for fun. What motivated you to become a writer? I wanted …

An Interview with James D. A. Terry a.k.a Solomon Knight

James D. A. Terry How long have you been writing? I always felt more comfortable communicating through writing. I think I was born with an innate comprehension of words, their meanings and uses. I began writing poetry in my teen years but it didn’t give me a sense of personal …