Category: Author interviews

An interview with Beau Riffenburgh

The author of Pinkerton’s Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland talks about the subject of his new book, about the research required for the book, about one of McParland’s most interesting cases, his extensive research, some of the surprises he found along the way, the inspiration for his biography, and lots more.

Interview with Eric Nierstedt

The author of The Lightrider Journals talks about his work, his route to becoming a writer, his title, his themes, his current projects, and lots more.

Interview with Carole McDonnell

The author of The Constant Tower talks about her new book, procrastination, political writing, where her ideas come from, her themes, on sales, and lots more.

Interview with Scott Erickson

The author of The Diary of Amy, the 14-Year-Old Girl Who Saved the Earth talks about his book and why he wrote it, about his audience, the state of the world, why he writes satire, his models, why he loves Dr Strangelove, why he chose to use a diary format, and lots more.

Interview with Paul Collins

The author of The Maximus Black Files Trilogy talks about the Australian publishing industry, his most recent books, the differences between writing for adults and young adults, the importance of humour, on motivating kids to read, his work-in-progress, his inspiration, and lots more.

An interview with David Laskin

The author of The Family talks about his book, the people behind it and within it, the historic events and extensive research he did, his challenges in writing this book, the “American dream” and immigration, and much more.

Interview with Pam Garlick

The author of Into the Fire talks about her book, her inspiration, how she became a writer, her style, her current work in progress, advice for other writers, and more.

Interview with Nicky Pellegrino

The author of The Food Of Love Cookery School talks about her new book, her transition from journalist to author, her work in progress, her writing process, her favourite authors, advice for other writers, her inspiration, her research, and lots more.

Interview with Marcy Luikart

The author of River Braids talks about her new novel, about how she started writing, her inspirations, her writing style, her themes, her biggest challenges, and more.