Christine Whitehead, author of Tell Me When It Hurts

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I wrote Tell Me When It Hurts when I’d been wandering through a bookstore in the Phoenix airport, unable to find a comforting book to read.  My choices were Bridget Jones/ Devil Wears Prada stories of madcap twenty-somethings or total action thrillers that are a [...]

Wilma Jones, author of Living Happier After

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I am a voracious reader. Throughout my life I’ve read self help books to try to improve myself. After I married and started a family, I continued to try to learn more to improve our relationships. When I realized that divorce seemed inevitable, I looked [...]

Geoff Oelsner, author of A Country Where All Colors Are Sacred And Alive

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A.A combination of excitement, grief about the climate crisis, and a sense that I had something positive to contribute. I was excited by the reception my stories received at the Unitarian Church, and decided to write down more such stories (for full scoop on this, see [...]

Author Profile: Cat Denison, Deadly Destination

Why did you decide to write this book? I started writing it about 4 years ago, but when I went to a writers’ workshop in Sedona in 2007, I found myself writing a completely different book, a self-help handbook, which I called Simply Soaring. Then life happened, and I didn’t get back to writing until [...]

Author Interview: Eugene Bull, The Persian Gambit

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. Started out as a bucket list item. I’ve wanted to write a thriller since I was 15. Q. Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? A. Keep writing until the inspiration hits! Q. Tell us a quirky or funny story about [...]

Author Profile: Carol Snow

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I wanted to explore the ways in which assisted reproduction affects family dynamics. Q. Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? A. Always remember the three C’s: cats, chips and caffeinated beverages. Surround yourself with these things and then plant yourself [...]

Author Profile: Tina Ruggiero

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. There’s never been a greater need for a resource about infant and toddler nutrition.  The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet also fills a void.  No other book compares.  Written by a registered dietitian and a registered nurse, this book is the most credible, [...]

Author Profile: Ellie Bushweller

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I was initially inspired by a conversation with a very imaginative grandson. Because I have worked closely with children, both in my professional work as a registered nurse and a psychotherapist, and as a parent/grandmother, I thought the story and its messages would appeal to [...]

Author Profile: Joe Boschi

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. It was at the insistence of my brother Fran. He had read my first book, Extra Innings, and he wanted to be a part of the process. He had experiences from his time aboard an aircraft carrier during his days in the Navy. He believed [...]

Author Interview: Linda Lee Smigel

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I am an avid reader of fiction, suspense, romance—pretty much everything.  Back in 2003, I was reading an average of at least 1-3 books a day.  Few stories seemed to keep my interest.  I told myself that I could write a better book. The story [...]