Stephanie Spangler is the author of Dark Designs, a paranormal fantasy centered around a magical legacy bestowed upon twin sisters and the sinister evil they must face. Stefanie has always loved books and reading, and one day, she decided to write a book of her own. She lives in central Illinois with her husband and daughters. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s usually editing someone else’s book. But she also enjoys gardening, knitting, and forcing others to read her favorite books. Since she’s an emerging writer, I had a few questions for Spangler – and she was forthcoming with her […]
Category: Author Q&A
Chicago-based singer-songwriter, producer and composer, Ryan O’Neal, performs under the moniker of Sleeping At Last. This month, I got to ask O’Neal questions about his writing process.
Lana Popovic’s debut novel, Wicked Like A Wildfire, is set to release August 15th, 2017. It’s published through Harper Collins/Tegen books. Before becoming an author, Lana attended Yale University for psychology and literature. She studied law at Boston University. She is a graduate of Emerson college Publishing and Writing program and is a literary agent at Chalberg & Sussman, where she specializes in YA. To know more about Lana, visit her website. A huge thank you, Lana, for giving Ravenous For Reads this opportunity to interview you. Wicked Like Wildfire is your debut YA contemporary fantasy. What is it about? […]
Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. His fiction and poetry have appeared in West Branch, The Nebraska Review, The Montana Review, The Wisconsin Review, The Writing Room, The Bridge, The Paterson Literary Review, Ellipsis, Blue Stem, Midway Journal, and The Madison Review. All That’s Left to Tell is his debut. Agent: Andy Kifer of The Gernert Company, 136 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022 Phone: 212.838.7777 Dan, what can you tell us about yourself? I’m a community college professor and […]
Melissa Landers is the author of the Alienated Series and Starflight Duology, both of which have been published through Disney-Hyperion. Formerly a school teacher, Landers left to pursue her love of writing full-time and hasn’t looked back. During our interview, Landers pulled back the curtains on what life as an author is like and offers insight through her personal experiences. To get up close and personal with Melissa, visit www.melissa-landers.com Instagram:@melissalanders Twitter:@melissa_Landers Facebook:AuthorMelissaLanders Melissa, thank you for the opportunity to interview you. It truly is an honor to have you here with us at Write On!
Emily Rodgers is a Pittsburgh-based adjunct English professor at AI, Duquesne University, and the Community College of Allegheny County. Outside of her role as an instructor, Rodgers is a musician who is both singer and songwriter in Emily Rodgers Band. She has been praised by NPR All Songs Considered, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Burgh Sounds, Pittsburgh City-Paper, and Tribune-Review. During our interview, Rodgers talks about balancing life as an instructor and a musician, a juggling act that is no easy task for the faint-hearted. To find out more, visit http://www.emilyrodgers.com.
Lori Jakiela is the author of the memoir Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe — which won Stanford University’s 2016 Saroyan Prize for International Writing — as well as the memoirs The Bridge to Take When Things Gets Serious and Miss New York Has Everything. She is also the author of the poetry collection, Spot the Terrorist. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and elsewhere. She teaches in the writing programs at Pitt-Greensburg and Chatham University and co-directs the summer writing festival at Chautauqua Institution. For more, visit http://lorijakiela.net […]