Author Interviews

Martha Kennedy Guest Post/Interview – The Protestant Reformation and Freedom of Religion

Did the Protestant Reformation improve the quality of the lives of wives? Or did it make it worse? When the Anabaptist Swiss immigrated to the U.S. during the 17th and 18th centuries, what three faiths did they bring with them? Why did the Anabaptists believe that the powers of church and state should remain separate?…

K. Hollan Van Zandt Interview – The Great Library, Slave Trafficking, and the Emerald Tablet

What was the inspiration for this book? How long did it take the author to research all the colorful history woven into the story? Who was her favorite character? What are the author’s thoughts on self-publishing? What was your inspiration for this book? Many slender threads begin with romance and synchronicity, and so I started…

Ian Doescher Interview – William Shakespeare, Star Wars, and Iambic Pentameter

How does he think William Shakespeare would react to his book? What made him decide to combine Shakespeare and Star Wars? What is iambic pentameter? What kind of books does he like to read? Who has been his greatest inspiration? What do you think William Shakespeare’s reaction would be to your book? He would probably…

Peter Hallett Interview – Inspiration, Dragons, and Vietnam

What was the inspiration for this book? Are dragons a hobby of his? Did writing the torture scenes ever make him cringe? How much research did he have to do? What are his thoughts on self-publishing? What was your inspiration for this book? I have an unhealthy interest in cryptozoology and have studied it extensively,…

Richard Fenton & Andrea Waltz Guest Post/Interview – Music, Historical Events, & Developing Characters

Do they really listen to music while they write? Why did they choose to include the Boston Molasses Flood of 1919? How did they go about developing the wide array of characters in the book? How do they manage to keep all the different storylines straight? Before each episode of your book, you named a…

Michael Dow Interview – Secret Organizations, Research, and the Cost of Living

How long did it take Michael Dow to write this book? How much research was involved? Does he believe there is a secret organization deciding what is best for mankind? What is his biggest fear as a writer? What advice does he have for aspiring writers? Including outlines, rough draft, research, editing, etc., how long…