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Wednesday Author Interview: Meet Kevin Scott

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Legends of Steragos by KM Scott

Today, Bookin’ It welcomes Kevin Scott, a graphic novel author who currently lives and works in Bundang, South Korea. 

Hi, Kevin! So nice to have you here today. You are the first author I’ve interviewed who writes graphic novels. Can you tell us a bit about how you became a writer. When did you decide that’s what you wanted to be, and what steps did you take to prepare for a writing career? 

KS: I loved watching movies and TV when I was a kid, and really enjoyed hearing a good story.  One day, when I was 9, my dad dragged me to see Ghostbusters. I was scared at first.  Horror movies freaked me out, and anything with ‘ghost’ in the title was sure to scare me.  Two hours later, I walked out of the theater a changed kid.  The movie absolutely thrilled me (the library ghost was freaky, I’ll admit), and I knew then that I wanted to make movies.  I got interested in writing screenplays at that age.  Later, I would be inspired to write narratives as well as scripts, and received a lot of encouragement in doing so.  While I’ve never given up writing screenplays, writing books and short stories are a heckuva lot easier to produce.  Read more…

Wednesday’s Author Interview – Mishka Jenkins

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Stolen Bloodline by Mishka Jenkins

One of the best things about doing author interviews, is that I get a chance to introduce my followers to newly published writers, as well as those who have been plying their craft for a while. Today, I’d like to welcome Mishka Jenkins to Bookin’ It. Mishka is a new writer, the author of three books, released at one time, and who is working on a fourth. Quite an accomplishment for anyone, and especially for someone just getting their career underway. I’m so happy to have her with us. 

BI: Mishka, Tell us a bit about how you became a writer. When did you decide that’s what you wanted to be, and what steps did you take to prepare for a writing career? 

Mishka: Creating stories is something I’ve always enjoyed doing, though when I was younger, I tried to do it more through art and comics. I started writing before I was in my teens, and just haven’t stopped! Last year I decided I wanted to pursue writing as a serious career after discovering that self-publishing is now a viable option open to writers, and in December I started writing and it took off from there. Now I am fully focused on making a career in writing work for me.  Read more…

Wednesday’s Author Interview: “Jurnalist” Ned Hickson

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My Rating: 5 of 5 Stars

I’m so pleased to have Ned Hickson with us today for our Wednesday Author Interview. I’ve been following Ned’s blog as long as I’ve been on WordPress, and know for a fact, it’s the perfect way to start the day. Of course, Ned’s laugh out loud sense of humor has caused me to spew Earl Grey all over my keyboard on numerous occasions, but that’s something he and I are still addressing. (You owe me for THREE now, Big Guy!) 😉

Welcome to Bookin’ It, Ned. It’s great to have you here today. Can you tell us a bit about how you became a writer? Read more…

Wednesday Author Interview: Mystery Writer Evelyn Cullet

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It’s Wednesday again, and today I have the pleasure of talking to mystery writer, Evelyn Cullet. Evelyn, Welcome to Bookin’ It. It’s great to have you here. Tell us a bit about how you became a writer. When did you decide that’s what you wanted to be, and what steps did you take to prepare for a writing career?

Evelyn: I loved to write short stories in high school. It was then I decided I wanted to be a writer. After graduation, life got more complex, but over the years I always jotted down ideas for stories, or character traits, or settings, or dialog, in spiral-bound note books. One day, my husband was cleaning out our desk and wanted to throw them all out, but when I protested, he suggested I put all the information on my word processor. When I finished, I found that I had nearly an entire novel written. But there were so many things I still had to learn about writing, so I began taking courses, first at college and then online. Read more…

My Interview With Wetknee Books

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Sharing my interview with Wetknee Books with those of you who might enjoy it. I thought the questions were very well thought out, and I had a lot of fun trying to stick to the “one paragraph” rule! Ha. (Hey, she never mentioned how LONG the paragraphs could be! 😀 ) Hope you’ll stop by and check it out, and while you’re there, take a look around the rest of the site, and sign up for Anna or Aimee’s Mail List, too.

Wetknee Books Interview With…ME!

Bonus Author Interview: Anna Celeste Burke

So happy to have Anna Celeste Burke with us today. Anna is the author of the Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery Series, and a real nice gal, too. I know you’ll enjoy meeting her this morning. Please feel free to comment below, and ask any questions of Anna Celeste you might have. She’ll answer, I promise.

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Anna Celeste Burke: Thanks for featuring me on your lovely, blog, Marcia! It’s an honor to be interviewed by such a delightful author. I enjoyed reading Wake Robin Ridge and Swamp Ghosts very much.

Bookin’ It: Thank you, Celeste, and I will return the compliment. I enjoyed A Dead Husband, too. It was one of my first cozy mysteries, and a lot of fun to read. Tell us how long you’ve been writing. Read more…

Wednesday Author Interview: Aimee Easterling

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I am happy to present my first official Wednesday Author Interview for your enjoyment. My guest today is Aimee Easterling, author of the Young Adult paranormal werewolf novel, Shiftless. Please feel free to comment on Aimee’s interview, and ask any questions you might have about her book, her writing style, or what’s coming up next for her. And if you enjoyed this interview, please let her know that as well.

Welcome to Bookin’ It, Aimee, and thank you for taking the time to answer my questions.

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Aimee Easterling has been spoiled by four dogs, has spoiled six cats, and has largely been ignored by two guinea pigs, four turtles, and a slew of fish during her thirty-some year life. Studying biology and working as a naturalist have both informed her writing, but she’s quite willing to let reality slide in favor of a good story. When not writing, she loves to read and always keeps books by Robin McKinley, Patricia Briggs, and Elizabeth Peters on her shelf. She is currently hard at work writing the sequel to Shiftless, her first werewolf novel.

1. Tell us a bit about how you became a writer. When did you decide that’s what you wanted to be, and what steps did you take to prepare for a writing career? Read more…

Donna Marie’s World of Writing

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Just did a fun interview for Donna Marie’s World of Writing. Please stop by and check it out! Thanks so much, Donna. Enjoyed your questions a lot!

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT Marcia Meara

Thank You!

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Wake-Robin Ridge is available on Amazon.com
in print or as a Kindle download.

Hope you’ll check it out.

A big, heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined Sezoni Whitfield and I on her Writer’s Kaboodle page for our author interview. I’ll confess, I was a little bit nervous going in, since I had no clue what it would be like, but I needn’t have worried. It was SO much fun! Sezoni did a great job, and I felt very comfortable there, chatting and answering questions about Wake-Robin Ridge. I got to see some old friends and meet some new ones, too. I can’t wait to do it again! Thank you for having me, Sezoni. I enjoyed every minute.

Don’t Forget!!

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Tonight at 8:00pm, I’ll be visiting with Sezoni Whitfield of Writer’s Kaboodle for a fun author interview ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE. Please join us if you can. I can’t wait to see what questions Sezoni will be asking me, and you can ask questions, too. We’ll probably be talking about Wake-Robin Ridge, but there may be some discussion about my newest book, Swamp Ghosts, as well. The interview will be 30 minutes long, so don’t be late! See you there!

Where: Writer’s Kaboodle

When: Tonight at 8:00pm

What: Author Interview…be there, or be…well, you know! 🙂

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