Category Archives: Interviews

IndieView with Julie Frayn, author of Mazie Baby



…but my books seem to appeal to women of any age. Though my first book makes grown men cry, and many have loved my second. So I guess I write for adults.

Julie Frayn – 27 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with Ashley Quigley, author of Breeders


No one wants to read an unpolished manuscript; there is nothing worse in my opinion. It’s hugely important to make sure that the level and quality of work you send out there is of the top standard.

Ashley Quigley – 07 July 2014 Continue reading

Indieview with reviewer Steve Liddick

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Now that anyone can publish anything there are far too many bad books out there. That has put prospective readers off. Readers invest their time and money carefully. If they are disappointed too often they won’t come back.

Steve Liddick – 22 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with Kimberly G. Giarratano, author of Grunge Gods and Graveyards



 I have a lot of fun making people up and if it’s fun, then it must be easy.

Kimberly G. Giarratano – 20 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with Manheim Wagner, author of Korea: How You Feel

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I had been carrying these stories around with me since 1998 when I finished my first year living abroad. The book is a combination of things that happened to me during my first year in Korea and of stories that I heard. 

Manheim Wagner – 17 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with Annette Ranald, author of Under an Evil Star



I love grand epic tales, family sagas.  I’ve had to learn, though, that the lavish details and prose don’t cut it with modern readers.

Annette Ranald – 7 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with M.H.J. Rice, author of Mental Dessert



I got into writing because I wanted to write, I didn’t want to pitch/wait/re-pitch/pray/wait and I figured I could do that by self-publishing.

M.H.J. Rice – 10 July 2014 Continue reading

BookView with Michael Moreau, author of No Time Like the Future

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I’ve always been a fan of the cheesy old stuff from the 1950s and 1960s and now that steampunk is such a big thing I thought why not “rocketpunk”?

Michael Moreau – 6 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with Ryshia Kennie, author of Intent to Kill



I’ve learned from the authors that I love, the art of surprise, the many ways you can grab your readers’ attention in the opening pages but remembering to ground them in your characters’ world.  

Ryshia Kennie – 3 July 2014 Continue reading

IndieView with reviewer Martyn Coppack of Kafka’s Cage


The beauty of reading is that we all see different things in the story so to try and encompass everything would be a waste of time.

Martyn Coppack – 01 July 2014 Continue reading