IndieView with Kirk Millson, author of Serpents of Old

IndieView with Kirk Millson, author of Serpents of Old

If yes, what gets the fingers tapping? Are your characters entirely fictitious or have you borrowed from real world people you know? Did you hire a professional editor? Gee, that’s a tough one. I self-published through Amazon, which let me choose the title and cover art. She’s doing great now, but I’ve been afraid to […]

IndieView with Ellis Hoff, author of Victory Blood

IndieView with Ellis Hoff, author of Victory Blood

In a dark forest or dim hallway? Two years ago, and change. Just like with my sleep—where my other fantasy life resides—I like silence. I’d like to throw my net wide and tell you that it’s a story for everyone, but… Female readers over the age of thirteen who enjoy the character development of contemporary […]

IndieView with Philip M Fishman, author of Secession

IndieView with Philip M Fishman, author of Secession

  Rand and Orwell helped shape my political views; and Michener my historical perspective. Other subplots are global warming, immigration, and taxation. It’s a near future realistic political novel. I responded that I was seventy-six and could likewise make no guarantees.   Preparing to publish and market a German translation of a revised and updated […]

IndieView with Joe Johnston, author of Grits to Glory

IndieView with Joe Johnston, author of Grits to Glory

That’s the most important thing. Do you listen to music while you write? The most important thesis of Grits to Glory is that Southern Cookin’ is a blend of three influences. Certainly among American Indians and African American slaves and their descendants, the written record begins even later. It began when I was a kid […]

IndieView with Timothy Reinhardt, author of Jesus’s Brother James

IndieView with Timothy Reinhardt, author of Jesus’s Brother James

Where do you live now? Timothy Reinhardt – 20 July 2019 The Back Flap Life can be challenging and overwhelming. Are your characters entirely fictitious or have you borrowed from real world people you know? I outline in general terms, then start drafting the screenplay. About You Where did you grow up? After finding his […]

Reviewer IndieView with Iona Caldwell of The Antered Crown

Reviewer IndieView with Iona Caldwell of The Antered Crown

We all have innate attachments to certain tropes, themes, characters, details, etc. Lovecraft did it too as did Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Shelley. The industry is bustling and needing all the time we can give. Just as reviewers are inundated, so too, are authors. I read it completely through. Two max. We can’t by […]

IndieView with Virginia Arthur, author of Treed

IndieView with Virginia Arthur, author of Treed

The community wanted to make it into a park. The CA Board of Supervisors type of government has to be replaced by something else, a form of governing that would be truly democratic, like community councils but the idea of letting people actually vote on developments terrifies the powers that be in CA so it […]

Reviewer IndieView with Laura from Berry’s Poetry Book Reviews

Reviewer IndieView with Laura from Berry’s Poetry Book Reviews

Having too little confidence in themselves. About Publishing What do you think of the oft-quoted comment that the “slush-pile has moved online”? I would. Writers need to note that the way they interact with the world and describe it may not always be the case for their readers. I try my best to give every […]

IndieView with HeidiLynn of HeidiLynn’s Book Reviews

IndieView with HeidiLynn of HeidiLynn’s Book Reviews

I have always been a very passionate reader. I found a great company called Candid Book Reviews that was actively looking for reviewers to join their team. Through Candid Book Reviews they introduced me to many creative and talented authors who I am blessed to still read and review for today. I pride myself in […]

IndieView with Matthew O. William, author of The Star Collector

IndieView with Matthew O. William, author of The Star Collector

When did you start writing the book? The connective tissue has to evolve from there. If yes, what gets the fingers tapping? You see, Joe is determined to sell this artifact. Are there any particular authors that have influenced how you write and, if so, how have they influenced you? And they want it back. […]

IndieView with Bonnie Mill Lemke, author of Mollie’s Follies

IndieView with Bonnie Mill Lemke, author of Mollie’s Follies

These reads are fictionalized but life itself provided the fodder for these manuscripts. My geologist husband, I, and two dogs, have been living in a small, country town called South Wales, N.Y., six miles from my childhood home. Publisher didn’t like the editor and then the publisher and I didn’t agree. When I started writing […]