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Interview with Alan Kessler

                                                                          Age 11. My best friend had a typewriter and using two fingers he typed                        out a story I dictated, signed, stating my age, and submitted for publication.                        I don’t remember where but I do recall that I thought using… Continue Reading “Interview with Alan Kessler”

Interview with Hrvoje Butković

1-How do you schedule your life when you’re writing? I do my best writing in the early morning, while I’m feeling fresh and my mind is clear. I tried writing in the evening after work as well, but was too tired to achieve the… Continue Reading “Interview with Hrvoje Butković”

Interview with Fred Tippett

When did you first realize that you wanted to be a writer? Probably during my freshman year of college. I had already developed IDEAS for many short stories and a few books by then. Freshman year, though, was the first time that I actually… Continue Reading “Interview with Fred Tippett”

Interviewing Tom Pearson

There’s a series of short poems in Section Five of The Sandpiper’s Spell, which include some of my favorites. They are quite minimal and juxtapose images with simple observation and metaphor. “I dream of kumquats…” is a favorite among them:

Interview With Chelsea DeVries

1-When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? When I was in the second grade or seven years old, I wrote a story called The Enormous Garden. My teacher said that for seven years old, my descriptions were like that of… Continue Reading “Interview With Chelsea DeVries”

‘Why I Write’ by Caleb Smith

“I write because it fulfills me. I do it for the pure joy of the thing and if you can do it for joy, you can do it forever.” —-Stephen King 

Where did Fizzy Days Come from? by Mark Millicent

This book was born out of an idea to have it as a bonus “The making of.” It was going to be marketed with the Movie: what movie you say? I’ll tell you; FIZZY DAYS was the movie that my book is based on.… Continue Reading “Where did Fizzy Days Come from? by Mark Millicent

Interview With Ira Mathur

1 -When did you first realise you wanted to be a writer? When I was six, I already felt hundreds of years old because my grandmother told me stories of Mughal emperors, and my father told me stories from The Mahabharat and ancient Indian… Continue Reading “Interview With Ira Mathur

A Cathartic Journey Writing Fiction by Mark Craemer

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou Writing short fiction for me typically begins with an idea, a character, or a general plot summary. Where it takes me is often unchartered territory. Only with the passage… Continue Reading “A Cathartic Journey Writing Fiction by Mark Craemer”