Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald

Previously Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald

Previously Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald   (We are very proud to share this interview with Ross Macdonald from It’s All One Case: The Illustrated Ross Macdonald Archives, by Paul Nelson and Kevin Avery, with Jeff Wong and we appreciate the editors for giving us permission to print this.)  PAUL NELSON: In an interview you made […]

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer Part I (I spoke to Donald Sturrock, who penned Storyteller, which has been lauded by critics as the definitive biography of Roald Dahl. Though Dahl is most famous for his books for children, he wrote several short stories which have earned comparisons to Maugham, Saki, O’Henry […]

Interview with Catherine Coulter

Interview with Catherine Coulter

Interview with Catherine Coulter (Catherine Coulter stands out as one of the most talented thriller authors of this generation. Her fast paced novels have consistently hit the bestseller lists and have earned her legions of fans eager to read her series books as well as stand-alone crime novels. Last month Gallery Books published her latest […]

"Ray Bradbury Saved Me,"Alice Hoffman on Writers Block, Impressionism, and Survivor's Guilt

“Ray Bradbury Saved Me,”Alice Hoffman on Writers Block, Impressionism, and Survivor’s Guilt

“Ray Bradbury Saved Me,”Alice Hoffman on Writers Block, Impressionism, and Survivor’s Guilt TSM: Tell us about your newest book? AH: Faithful covers ten years of a young woman’s journey in New York City. It’s about love and survival and finding yourself after you’ve been lost. In many ways, it’s the story of survivor’s guilt. My character, […]

self publishing tips

Self Publishing in Sweden?

Self Publishing in Sweden? Getting a publisher to take a chance on you and publish your work is often even tougher than writing a novel in the first place. Three years ago, Emelie Schepp got tired of waiting for the big publishing houses to get back to her on her manuscript so she decided to […]

Interview with Craig Johnson

Interview with Craig Johnson

Interview with Craig Johnson, the Bestselling author of the Longmire series… TSM: What should those of us stuck in the Midwest know about the lure of Wyoming that attracts so many people? CJ: The lack thereof—people, I mean— Of course, Yellowstone, the Tetons, the Bighorn Mountains, the Black Hills, and the Red Desert are pretty […]

The American Writers Musuem

The Inside Scoop on the American Writers Museum

The president of the American Writers Museum Malcolm O’Hagan with the inside scoop on this year’s major literary event… AFG: Tell us about the American Writers Museum? MO: The American Writers Museum will be a place where visitors enjoy an intimate encounter with our greatest writers and their works. The multimedia interactive exhibits will draw […]

Mysteries in Brazil

Mysteries in Brazil: Interview with Raphael Montes

Mysteries in Brazil from a talented new author…. AFG: Tell us about your new novel. RM: The idea to write Perfect Days came at the request of my mom. My previous book, Roulette, is about nine young people who take part in a game of Russian roulette. It’s a thriller in the form of a […]

Interview with Mark Gatiss of Sherlock

Interview with Mark Gatiss of Sherlock

Interview with Mark Gatiss of Sherlock AFG: First off, I am big fan of your work and I think Sherlock is fantastic—how have you managed to please so many people from so many walks of life? I have friends from ages twenty to seventy who love the show. MG: We’ve always seen it as a […]

History of Blood Flag

What is the Blood Flag?

AFG: Tell us what the Blood Flag is? JH: The Blood Flag was the flag carried during Hitler’s attempt to overthrow the government of Bavaria on November 9, 1923. He and three thousand others marched on central Munich to start the revolution Hitler thought was inevitable. A shootout followed with the state police, and sixteen […]