Category Archives: Interviews

What makes a children’s book stand out?

This guest post appeared on Bonnie Ferrante’s blog. Most children’s books are merely a temporary answer to the question, “Oh, what’ll I buy as a present for little Jimmy?” A book is better than a plastic toy or some battery-operated … Continue reading

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Interviewing Cheryl Holloway

Cheryl Holloway is an award-winning writer, talk show host, journalist and retired writer-editor for the Federal Government and military. She has been the Editor of numerous magazines and newsletters, and was an intern at the Smithsonian Institution Press. She has … Continue reading

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Interview with Rajat Mitra

Rajat Mitra is a clinical psychologist who has worked with Islamic militants and radicalized youth on the one hand, and survivors of mass violence and genocide on the other. He holds a PhD in psychology, is a social entrepreneur, and … Continue reading

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On heroes: Guest blog with Beverely Bateman

Posted at at Beverley’s blog on the 5th of June, 2017, and reproduced here with permission. Beverley asked me to talk about heroes. They are definitely a Good Thing in a story, and so are villains, but neither are necessary. … Continue reading

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Author spotlight at Pandora’s Box Gazette

On the 17th of May, 2017, Joanne Tropello kindly invited me to answer some interesting questions. In the nature of a blog, such things soon get buried under new posts, so I am reproducing the interview here, with her permission. … Continue reading

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On heroes

Beverley Bateman has published a guest post from me about heroes. There is a giveaway of three books to commenters, and this time it is open until after the next issue of Bobbing Around. Please visit, read and comment — … Continue reading

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Two appearances; four giveaways

On the 17th of May, 2017, I am being interviewed at Pandora’s Box Gazette. And on the 18th, you can read my answers at Woman on the Edge of Reality. I talk about different things at the two venues, and … Continue reading

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Chatting with Rita Chapman

The interview is now here Rita Chapman follows the rule: “The more you give, the more you get. She induces people like me to send people to her web site through interviewing other authors. She has just let me know … Continue reading

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Interview about the review with Carolyn Howard-Johnson

1. Carolyn, I have just published the next issue of my Bobbing Around, and suddenly realized that I haven’t received notification of your newsletter for a few months. I hope this doesn’t mean something dire. Please let me know how … Continue reading

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Interview about the review with Carolyn Howard-Johnson

I sent this email to Carolyn in early September. She replied, and we ended up with an interview all writers will find illuminating. And please note: one person who leaves a comment will be randomly chosen to receive a FREE … Continue reading

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