Monthly Archives February 2008

Author Interview: Brian M Gelinas

Brian M Gelinas Bio:
A published author and news reporter for a local daily newspaper, I currently live in the small Massachusetts mill town known as Athol, where I was born and raised. Instilled early on with a desire to write, I’d spend hours in my room penning imaginary tales. The older I got, the stronger the desire to write became. It’s almost like I have to write to be a complete person, whether published or not, and if I don’t, it feels like something is missing.

For the most part, I’m drawn to writing true-to-life dramatic stories that I hope will move others in some way. My first success came in 1997, with the publication of a creative commentary piece in Worcester Magazine. In 2001, I won the Louis P...

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Author Interview: Marvin Zimmerman

Marvin Zimmerman Bio:

Marvin L. Zimmerman is 58, father of one son, Eric, who is 7 and married for 20 years to Maisie.

For nearly 15 years now, Marvin has been Publisher & Editor of INMR Quarterly Review – a publication in the field of transmission and distribution of electrical energy, with 20,000 readers worldwide. He is also Chairman and organizer of the WORLD CONGRESS OF INSULATORS, ARRESTERS & BUSHINGS – a bi-annual technical conference and exhibition which takes place in selected cities throughout the world.

Marvin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and went on to complete his M.B.A in international business (1972). Before starting INMR, he owned a small consulting firm specializing in international marketing...

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Author Interview: G Murray Thomas

G. Murry Thomas Bio

I am a writer in the broadest sense. I write in whatever genre and form suits me at the moment. My preferred genre is fiction, but I’ve had the most success as a poet. I have published one full length collection of poetry, Cows on the Freeway (iUniverse), and I am regularly invited to read my poetry around Southern California.

At the moment, most of my writing is non-fiction, including musical commentary, literary criticism, and an occasional political editorial.

I have been very active in promoting poetry over the past twenty years. I tried my hand as a publisher, both of poetry books, as Orange Ocean Press, and a monthly magazine, Next… (more info below). I have produced and hosted numerous poetry readings...

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Author Interview: Dorien Grey

Dorien Grey Bio:
If it is possible to be two people without being schizophrenic, then that would pretty much sum me up. Most of my life was…and is…lived as Roger Margason, who is subject to all the rules of time and the physical universe. But when I began writing for publication and chose the pen name Dorien Grey (a deliberate misspelling of Oscar Wilde’s character, and a long story), I was able to free up that part of me which has no absolutely no physical constraints. Dorien is whoever and whatever I want him to be at the moment, and gradually he has emerged as…for want of a better term…his own person.

It has reached the point where the Roger part of me merely sits down at the computer and reads the words Dorien creates...

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Author Interview: Tim Fisher

Tim Fisher’s BIO:

My name is Tim Fisher. I was stupid enough to drop out of high school, but smart enough to continue my education. I served twenty years in the Navy and retired in 1992. I have lived in or visited around 30 foreign countries. My hobbies back then were scuba diving (instructor), karate (instructor), sky diving and flying (private pilot’s license). In 2000 I had my fourth heart attack and a quadruple bypass in which I had a number of strokes. Due to a loss of memory, I had to close my two pain management clinics (I was an N.D.) and find something else to do. That’s when I started writing.

If I ever sell a book that brings in a million dollars, I’m going to move back to Hawaii and live there – I love the place.


It’s rare today to find an a...

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Author Interview: Cassandra Lokker

Cassandra Lokker Bio:

Author of: Beyond the Fury

I am a recent graduate of Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa with a degree in English: Writing. I had always dreamed of becoming an author, but it wasn’t until my senior year in college that my dreams for writing began to take shape. As a final requirement for my major, I was expected to complete a significant writing project. I committed to writing a novella, and after I graduated, I began to pursue publication of my book.

In addition to my writing, I am also active in pursuing my singing and songwriting. For many years, I have sung in various choirs, performed with my family, and pursued solo opportunities. Recently, I finished recording a CD of some of my songs...

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Author Interview & Review: Amy Sue Jackson Black

Author Interview:
Amy Sue Jackson Black

Book: Mercy Said No
Length: 16
ISBN-10: 0615167438
ISBN-13: 978-0615167435

Amy Black Bio:

I am 25 years old and I am married. I am graduating from college in May of this year. I have struggled with depression and because of this, I hope to help others. I really have a passion for helping children. I feel that I have experienced many of the things children face nowadays, and I hope to use this to help them. I feel that I am a sensitive and compassionate person. I have many desires to help in various ways. I want to work with children, hopefully in protective services. I also enjoy being with and working on the development of infants. I also hope to work with the criminally insane as I feel they don’t get fair and proper treatment...

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