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Interview with Cidney Swanson, author of Rippler and Chameleon

Interview with Cidney Swanson, author of Rippler and Chameleon Last week I reviewed Rippler and Chameleon by Cidney Swanson and as a follow up here is a short interview with her that she kindly did with me. If you want to know more about Cidney or her books, visit her website at http://cidneyswanson.blogspot.com I’d say your first two books in The Rippler series are a mixture of science, history, and travel- are these all interests of yours? Cidney: I am completely fascinated by history! I’m not surprised it shows! I also love to travel, and I took crazy notes and pictures when I visited the places that show up in my books. As for science, well, I’m...

Interview with Chrystalla Thoma, author of Rex Rising

Interview with Chrystalla Thoma, author of Rex Rising A week and a half ago I reviewed Rex Rising by Chrystalla Thoma and as a follow up here is a short interview with her that she kindly did with me. If you want to know more about Chrystalla or her books, visit her website at http://chrystallathoma.wordpress.com/ You are not a biologist but this book is heavily influenced by biology. Were you into science in school? Chrys: *laughs quietly* Actually, that was my least favorite subject at school. I was into languages, ancient Greek and Latin, and literature. But after I finished school and started reading science books for the lay public, I realized I...

Interview with LJ Cohen, author of The Between

Interview with LJ Cohen, author of The Between Last week I reviewed The Between by LJ Cohen and as a follow up here is a short interview with her that she kindly did with me. If you want to know more about LJ or her books, visit her website at http://www.ljcohen.net/ How did you get your ideas for The Between- are you a fan of faeries in general? The initial idea for THE BETWEEN emerged from two sources: the first, was a short story I wrote for a writing workshop about a woman who had been a witness to a crime involving a Faerie in the human world, was called to a Fae trial and ended up in the Faerie witness protection program. Now the novel has...

Interview with P.T. Michelle, author of Brightest Kind of Darkness

Interview with P.T. Michelle, author of Brightest Kind of Darkness Last week I reviewed The Brightest Kind of Darkness by P.T. Michelle and as a follow up here is a short interview with her that she kindly did with me. If you want to know more about P.T. or her books, visit her website at http://www.ptmichelle.com/. How does writing YA fiction compared to what you normally write? YA fiction has a very broad range. I LOVE that freedom.   Would you want to be able to dream your next day like Nara? I don’t think I’d want to dream my whole next day. I like to live life in the moment, not know about stuff ahead of time, especially  if it turns out to be...

Interview with Tammy Blackwell, author of Destiny Binds and Time Mends

Interview with Tammy Blackwell, author of Destiny Binds and Time Mends This week and last week I reviewed Destiny Binds and Time Mends by Tammy Blackwell and as a follow up here is a short interview with her that she kindly dis with me. If you want to know more about Tammy or her books, visit her website at http://misstammywrites.blogspot.com/ The characters in both Destiny Binds and Time Mends were very realistic. Were they based on anyone? Thanks for the compliment! Character building is one of the things I work hardest on and enjoy the most. While none of the characters are direct depictions of anyone I know, I do borrow traits from my friends and family and piece...
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