Interview With The Author: Barbara Nickless by John Dwaine McKenna Barbara Nickless is the talented writer who has conceived two of the best characters to ever grace the pages of detective fiction. I was fortunate enough to make her acquaintance and share a table at The Mountain of Authors event last March. With many thanks for being so generous with her time, and for sharing her thoughts with us
Interview With The Author: Joe Ide by John Dwaine McKenna Hello, to all of you out there in the MBR Nation, and welcome to our author interview with Joe Ide, one of the hottest new authors on the literary scene today, whose newest work is reviewed in MBR number 360. And thanks Joe for taking time to speak to our audience today and sharing your thoughts with us. I’ve
Interview With The Author: Rob Hart by John Dwaine McKenna We have an exciting author interview this week with an author whom we’ve admired since his work was first brought to our attention by the folks at Otto Penzler’s Mysterious Book Shop in New York City a few years ago. His name is Rob Hart, and it’s one to remember because he’s going to be a monster in the
Interview With The Author: Nick Petrie by John Dwaine McKenna Our author this week is Nick Petrie, the award-winning writer of the outstanding Peter Ash thrillers and a master of the art of bad-assiveness. So, thanks, Nick, for sharing your insights with our readers, and welcome, to the Mysterious Book Report. Let’s get started . . . Why do you write? I write because I love to read.
Interview With The Author: Barry Lancet by John Dwaine McKenna Our author for this weeks interview is, Barry Lancet, who is without a doubt one of the hardest working, most dedicated to the craft and elegant writers to ever cross the MBR radar screen. He’s well on his way to becoming an A-list talent whose name, face and book covers will be seen in every airport book kiosk in
Interview With The Author: Jen Conley by John Dwaine McKenna We’re chatting with Jen Conley, whose latest novel Seven Ways to Get Rid Of Harry is reviewed in Mysterious Book Report No. 375. Thanks, Jen, for speaking with us today. Our readers and fans are eager to hear your thoughts, writing tips and opinions, so let’s jump right in. Here’s our first question: Why do you write? I was
Interview With The Author: Howard Michael Gould by John Dwaine McKenna This week’s interview is with Howard Michael Gould, whose first novel, Last Looks, is reviewed in MBR No. 364, and since he’s got a been-there, done-that resumé that’s longer than Seabiscuit’s hind leg, lets get right to our first question: Where do you write? I write in public. I start with a few hours at a coffee shop
Interview With The Author: Paul D. Marks by John Dwaine McKenna We’re pleased and proud, to talk with Macavity Award-Winning author Paul D. Marks, whose just published novel, Broken Windows, is detailed above in Mysterious Book Report No. 349, and a writer who brings some serious chops to the craft, as well as a keen eye for the foibles, follies and quirks of human nature. He’s well on his
Interview With The Author: John Altman by John Dwaine McKenna Our conversation this week is with John Altman, the best-selling author of False Flag, the spy thriller that’s reviewed in Mysterious Book Report No. 322. Thanks for speaking with us today. I know you’re busy so let’s get to it. Our first question is: How did your first book get published? How long did it take? It took thirteen
Michael Kardos - MSU Professor of Creative Writing(photo by Megan Bean / Mississippi State University) Interview With The Author: Michael Kardos by John Dwaine McKenna With many thanks, our interview this week is with Michael Kardos, the Pushcart Prize- winning author of Bluff, who holds degrees from Princeton, Ohio State, and the University of Missouri. He lives in Mississippi, where he teaches creative writing at Mississippi State.