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Author Interview with Stacy G. Anderson

It’s rare today to find an author who does nothing but write for a living. Do you have a ‘real’ job other than writing, and if so, what is it? What are some other jobs you’ve had in your life?

Stacy Anderson: My ‘real’ job is saving my husband and sons from themselves – I guess that means I’m a modern day version of SuperMom, but then again aren’t we all? I have spent the last few years as a journalist writing for a newspaper and tightening my writing skills, earning awards and building a writing career but my main focus has and always will be as a mom, wife, sister, niece, cousin, granddaughter (my parents are both deceased) and someday, grandma, to my family.

What compelled you to write your first book?

Stacy Anderson: I had a friend that knew what we’d been doing as a fami...

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Interview with Author Victoria Wells

Victoria Wells is a Philadelphia native. She has been an avid reader since childhood. Wells’ interest in writing took root while taking a creative writing course in college. Her most memorable assignment was the rewriting of the last chapter of The Color Purple. Though she did very well in this course it would be years before she would pen a novel.

Professionally, Wells earned a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Nursing from La Salle University. Over her seventeen-year career as a nurse, Wells has written, lectured, and presented at national conferences extensively on sickle cell disease. Her dedication to caring for patients with this disease earned her the Regional and National 2005 Nursing Spectrum’s Nurse of the Year Nursing Excellence Award in Clinical Care.

Wells’ dedicati...

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Author Interview: Andrew Jalbert

Author Mini-Bio Andrew Jalbert

Although I was born, raised, and currently reside in Madison, Wisconsin, I’ve spent the last 15 years working on dive boats, jumping around the Caribbean and writing for scuba and travel magazines. If I’m not writing about tropical subjects, I’m usually photographing them, both above and below the water. If you’re interested in the tropics or just want to stop by and say hello, please feel free to visit me at:

Between trips to the warmer latitudes, I work as an archaeological consultant in the Great Lakes region. Exploration of any kind seems to be in my blood and I enjoy few things as much as traveling to a location I’ve never visited. I was recently married for the first time aboard a sailboat off of Key West...

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Author Interview: Bonnie Cuzzolino

Award winning author Bonnie Cuzzolino and her family live in New Jersey. Bonnie and her husband Ray are the parents to a beautiful daughter adopted from Hubei, China in November of 2001 at 12 months old. She and her husband are now waiting for a referral for their second daughter from China through Holt International Children’s Services. Bonnie has had a lifelong passion to write children’s books. This book is her first and is dedicated to her daughter, Jillian Mei.

Bonnie is a 48 year old stay at home mom who enjoys writing, reading, the arts, crafts and traveling.

Bonnie has been to China, England and various US states. She found both countries fascinating and plans more trips in the future. To see this beautiful world that God made is a privilege one should not take for granted.


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Author Interview: Tristi Pinkston

Author Mini-Bio Tristi Pinkston:

I’m a stay-at-home mom, homeschooler, media reviewer, Cub Scout volunteer, editor, and LDS historical fiction author. My house isn’t clean and we only have real meals about once a day, but there are some things that must be sacrificed in order to accommodate others, and my kids make themselves a pretty mean sandwich. As long as they all have clean underwear, I’m good with that.

I love to read, watch good movies, and take long naps. I’m a regular presenter at the LDStorymakers Writers Conference and have also presented for the League of Utah Writers and the American Night Writers Association. I do most of my writing late at night, which means I have peace and quiet, but not a lot of sleep. It’s a crazy life, but it’s mine and I love it.

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Author Interview: Christie Silvers

Author Bio

Christie Silvers is a wife, mother, and writer. She resides in north Georgia with her husband and three daughters. She is the oldest of three children born to Ricky and Lynn Grant.

At a young age, Christie would devour any and all books that she could get her hands on. She loved reading anything that was adventurous and new. She was always the girl with a book in her hands.

At the age of seventeen, she married her high school sweetheart and they began their long journey together. At the age of nineteen, they were graced with the birth of their first daughter. Christie became a stay at home mom from that moment on.

Over the years, Christie thought that she would enjoy writing a book. She started many, but never found a subject that intrigued her enough to finish...

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Author Interview: Shalya “Shay” Crape

Author Bio Shalya Crape:

I was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio and I am the youngest of five kids. I currently reside in Milwaukee, Wisconsin along with my fiancé, my twin boys, and my daughter.

I have always dreamed of being a writer since I was a kid. My mother could always be found reading a book and that is what started my love for reading. As I got older the books I would read inspired me to try and write. My first story I had ever written was a short story on Sherlock Holmes for an English assignment I had my junior year in high school. My teacher said I was one of the best writers in the class and she really enjoyed reading it.

From there I took that as motivation to one day pursue my dream...

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Author Interview: Patty G Henderson

Author Bio Patty G Henderson:

I got hooked on Edgar Allan Poe in junior high school, then proceeded to devour anything on H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard and darker comic books like Batman. I even submitted an idea for a comic book to DC Comics back in the late 60s, complete with a crude drawing of my hero. It was a supernatural type super hero, what else! LOL.

I’ve always written in the horror/dark fiction field and honestly don’t think I am capable of being able to write anything else. However, since as writers, we are urged to stretch our creative minds, perhaps one day I shall have to try a romance that doesn’t include a gruesome murder or restless spirit or vampire! LOL.

I started writing short stories in the late 60s and that remains an art form I love and still practice in a...

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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: 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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