Author Interview

Walk the Plank with Laura Stoddard (Author Interview)

by First Mate Keira July 28, 2014
Walk the Plank with Laura Stoddard (Author Interview)

First Mate Keira: The Dreamosphere came from one of your tween journals. Do you remember what first gave you the inspiration for the story? Can you share a picture of the page? Laura Stoddard: I am notorious for my dreams. They are beyond anything you could possibly imagine. Bizarre and ridiculous to the extreme. I […]

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Walk the Plank with Braden Bell (Author Interview)

by First Mate Keira August 2, 2013
Walk the Plank with Braden Bell (Author Interview)

Keira: Tell us about Penumbras. Braden Bell: Penumbras is the second volume in The Middle School Magic series. The first installment, The Kindling came out last summer. I am currently working on the third volume, which will hopefully come out next summer. Keira: “Penumbras” is a somewhat unusual title. Can you explain it? Braden: A penumbra […]

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Walk the Plank with Catherine Lanigan (Author Interview)

by First Mate Keira June 1, 2012
Walk the Plank with Catherine Lanigan (Author Interview)

Questions on Adventures of Lilli and Zane: The Golden Flute First Mate Keira: Tell us about Lilli and Zane’s friendship.  Does it change or grow from where they start in “Adventures of Lilli and Zane: The Golden Flute“? Catherine Lanigan: It most definitely grows and deepens into love by the time they are adults. First Mate […]

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Walk the Plank with Ellen Spain (Author Interview)

by First Mate Keira May 30, 2012
Walk the Plank with Ellen Spain (Author Interview)

First Mate Keira: What drew you to writing, and why did you pick the genre you write: Ellen: I grew up in the pre-computer era. If you wanted factual information you found it in paper books and newspapers. The “Word” was powerful and depending on how you used the words, could influence peoples attitudes and […]

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Walk the Plank with Nancy DiFabbio (Author Interview)

by First Mate Keira December 7, 2011
Walk the Plank with Nancy DiFabbio (Author Interview)

First Mate Keira: What do you enjoy most about writing? Nancy DiFabbio: I love the freedom to capture my thoughts whenever and wherever I am—as long as I have paper and pencil, laptop or voice recorder. It’s a blessing to be able to work from home. I can take care of my horses and family; […]

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Walk the Plank with M.J. Putney (Author Interview)

by First Mate Keira March 6, 2011
Walk the Plank with M.J. Putney (Author Interview)

This interview with M.J. Putney is cross posted at my romance book blog, Love Romance Passion. First Mate Keira: How did you go from writing adult romances to YA romances? When did you know you wanted to write YA? MJP: I had a story that would fit best in YA because it’s a blend of […]

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