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Interview with Dora Machado, author of 'The Curse Giver'

By Novel Noise, published on Sep 17, 2013

Dora Machado is the award winning author of the Stonewiser series and her newest novel, The Curse Giver, coming this summer from Twilight Times Books. She is one of the few Latinas exploring her heritage and her world through the epic fantasy genre today. She holds a master's degree in business administration and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University. She was born in Michigan and grew up in the Dominican Republic, where she developed a bilingual fascination for writing, a love for history, and a taste for Merengue. After a lifetime of straddling such compelling but different worlds,... (more)

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Interview with author Mike Thomas

By Novel Noise, published on Sep 10, 2013

Mike Thomas is a southern writer. He grew up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina where he learned a lot about family, traditions, and the genteel lifestyle most southerners enjoy. The richly eccentric folks of his youth have become his characters in today's books and stories.

Mike began as a newswriter, editor, columnist, reporter, and speechwriter before switching to the role of Critical Care Registered Nurse. He traveled nearly every corner of the world as a vagabond contract nurse before resettling in North Carolina a few years ago. He lives with Bobby,... (more)

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Interview with author Andy Straka

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 30, 2013

Publisher’s Weekly has featured Andy Straka as one of a new crop of “rising stars in crime fiction.” He writes the bestselling Frank Pavlicek novels starring an ex NYPD detective turned private eye and falconer (A WITNESS ABOVE, A KILLING SKY, COLD QUARRY, THE NIGHT FALCONER, FLIGHTFALL) and is the author of two widely-praised thrillers, RECORD OF WRONGS and THE BLUE HALLELUJAH.

Andy retired early from a career in medical sales to pursue his passion for writing. A licensed falconer, he lives with his family in Virginia where he hunts, hikes, and rails against the powers that be. He has... (more)

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Interview with Marta Tandori, author of 'Continuance'

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 30, 2013

By the time Marta Tandori reached fifth grade, she was an avid reader and writer with a stack of short stories collecting dust in a box under her bed but it wasn’t until she began studying acting in her early twenties at the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York that Marta realized acting wasn’t really her passion – writing fiction was. What followed was years of writing workshops as well as correspondence courses in writing for children through the Institute of Children’s Literature in Connecticut. She credits the award winning author, Troon Harrison, as the instructor... (more)

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Interview with Mike Phillips, author of 'The World Below'

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 30, 2013

Mike Phillips is author of The World Below and Reign of the Nightmare Prince. His short stories have appeared in ParAbnormal Digest, Cemetery Moon, Sinister Tales, Beyond Centauri, the World of Myth, Mystic Signals and many others. Online, his work has appeared in Lorelei Signal, Kzine, Bewildering Stories, Midnight Times, and Fringe. He is best known for his Crow Witch and Patrick Donegal series.

What inspired you to write your first book?

My first published book was Reign of the Nightmare Prince, a Fantasy/Science Fiction novel, but that wasn’t my first attempt at writing a... (more)

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The Slush Pile and How to Deal with it by Ian Haight

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 26, 2013

Ian Haight was a co-organizer and translator for the UN’s global poetry readings held annually in Pusan, Korea, from 2002-4. He has been awarded 5 translation grants from the Daesan Foundation, Korea Literature Translation Institute, and Baroboin Buddhist Foundation for the translation, editing, promotion, and publication of Korean literature. Ian is the editor of Zen Questions and Answers from Korea (2010), and along with T’ae-y?ng H?, the translator ofBorderland Roads: Selected Poems of Kyun H? (2009) both from White Pine Press. Ian’s translations, essays, poems, and interviews have appeared... (more)

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Interview with author Dr. Rajani Kannepalli Kanth

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 23, 2013

DR RAJANI KANNEPALLI KANTH, the Author, has, across three decades, held Affiliations with some of the most prestigious Universities in the world.He has also served as an Advisor to the United Nations. He is the Author/Editor of over eight Academic Works, is a Novelist and a Poet, and has also scribed successful Screenplays. He is , presently, a Fellow of Harvard University, and permanent Trustee of the World Peace Congress. He takes a keen interest now in issues relating to Human Wellbeing, Women’s Issues, Peace, and Environmental Sustainability.

1.What inspired you to write your first... (more)

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Interview with Peter Clenott, author of Devolution

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 15, 2013

Peter Clenott is a graduate of Bowdoin College and hails from Portland, Maine. He is the author of the archaeological adventure Hunting the King and currently has three children and lives in Haverhill.

What inspired you to write your first book?

Many people when they go to college or, certainly, once they’ve graduated have a path or goal in life. I had none, so I began to write. I have fallen in love with the process of creating whole new worlds ever since.

What books have influenced your life the most?

My favorite books these days are historical fiction. I like... (more)

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Interview with Emma Right, author of 'Keeper of Reign'

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 12, 2013

Emma Right is a happy wife and homeschool mother of five living in the Pacific West Coast of the USA. Besides running a busy home, and looking after their five pets, which includes two cats, two bunnies and a Long-haired dachshund, she also writes stories for her children. When she doesn't have her nose in a book, she is telling her kids to get theirs in one. Right worked as a copywriter for two major advertising agencies and won several awards, including the prestigious Clio Award for her ads, before she settled down to have children.

What inspired you to write your first book?

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Interview with author David Katz

By Novel Noise, published on Aug 10, 2013

What inspired you to write your first book?

I was inspired to write my book after working in the operatic field in New York. I found that almost every singer, actor and voice teacher I worked with were always dealing with difficult vocal issues and did not want to use drugs or chemicals that continued to dry up and damage their throat and voice. I had always been a student of herbal medicine and felt it was time to present the first ever alternative to these drugs and chemicals with Superior Vocal Health- a researched and comprehensive guide to herbs for the voice and throat.

What... (more)

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