IndieView with Winnfred Smith, author of Murder Finds a Home

IndieView with Winnfred Smith, author of Murder Finds a Home

Get your copy of   Murder Finds a Home From Amazon US or Amazon UK. Mystery and romance follow him from clue to clue till the end forces life-or-death decisions. About Writing Do you have a writing process? I never wait until finished. I met many authors, local and from other states. As he wrestles […]

Come Visit the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair: Oct. 14-15, 2017

Come Visit the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair: Oct. 14-15, 2017

With inventory available at all price ranges, you are sure to find something interesting and unusual to take home. Tickets are only $5 and can be used for both Saturday and Sunday entries. The Pacific Northwest’s premier book event is back! Hours: Saturday, October 14th, 10am-6pm Sunday, October 15th, 11am-4pm The Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair […]

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

Musician Bob Dylan was the controversial winner in 2016. His latest book, The Buried Giant, was published in 2015 and is a fantasy story set in Arthurian Britain. Published in 2005, Never Let Me Go tells the story a group of students at a boarding school living in a dystopian future. Born in Japan in […]

IndieView with Mark Hibbett, author of Storm House

IndieView with Mark Hibbett, author of Storm House

That took about a year, doing half an hour here and there whenever I had some spare time at work. Do you listen to music while you write? Then I got an email to say that the person who’d signed me was leaving the company and so they were dropping me. What would you like […]

Don’t miss the Vancouver Rare Book, Photograph & Paper Show

Don’t miss the Vancouver Rare Book, Photograph & Paper Show

Books from the 2013 Vancouver Book Fair The Vancouver Rare Book, Photograph & Paper Show is coming up this weekend.          The dealers include   Aquila Books from Calgary, Bjarne Tokerud and Dale Cournoyer from Victoria, Bison Books and Greenfield Books from Winnipeg, Thompson Rare Books from Hornby Island, and Hourglass Books from Vancouver. Heritage […]

IndieView with Gary Corbin, author of Lying in Vengeance

IndieView with Gary Corbin, author of Lying in Vengeance

How long did it take you to write it? End of Interview: For more from Gary, visit his website, follow him on Twitter, and like his Facebook page. I first tried the traditional publishing route. If so can you please describe it? About 18 months in total. In this sequel to award-winning courtroom thriller Lying […]

Reviewer IndieView with O of O.D. Book Reviews

Reviewer IndieView with O of O.D. Book Reviews

What are you looking for? Usually potential 1-2 star books land in my DNF pile. About Reading We talk a lot about writing here on the blog, and possibly not enough about reading, which is after all why we’re all here. With smart phones and social media people are reading socially everyday without realizing they […]

IndieView with Vincent Santino, author of Neonatomy

IndieView with Vincent Santino, author of Neonatomy

I got the largest amount of Neonatomy done during my classes this past semester; it ended up being 68 handwritten pages and the best excuse not to take notes. Do you listen to music while you write? If yes, what gets the fingers tapping? Were there any parts of the book where you struggled? When […]

IndieView with LyLena D Estabine, author of On the Bridge

IndieView with LyLena D Estabine, author of On the Bridge

Starting out as a young author, the main people who influenced me were authors like Gail Carson Levine and Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler), but as I’ve grown older my writing displays more influence from writers like John Green, C.S. I started writing the book around late August, when more and more about immigration started showing […]

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma spark interest in Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma spark interest in Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma spark interest in Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson The ‘Isaac’ referenced in the title is Isaac Cline, chief observer of the Weather Bureau in Galvaston. Larson’s sources included Isaac Cline’s 1945 memoir, Storms, Floods and Sunshine, the Weather Bureau archives, and Galvaston’s Rosenberg Library. Galvaston’s highest point in 1900 was just […]

IndieView with Howard Kaplan, author of The Damascus Cover

IndieView with Howard Kaplan, author of The Damascus Cover

I’ve always favored John LeCarre and the American suspense writer, Charles McCarry. I found early on friends didn’t take me seriously and whenever off work wanted to go to breakfast or spend the day at the beach. A beaten down Israeli spy faces the choice of being put to pasture or a mission beneath his […]

IndieView with Robert Dunn, author of Savage Joy

IndieView with Robert Dunn, author of Savage Joy

About Writing Do you have a writing process? If so can you please describe it? Hmnnn. When did you start writing the book? Cole needs a girlfriend, Slater needs a new band, Emily needs a new life. More control. Closer to the ground, in effect. Did you get your book cover professionally done or did […]