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An Exclusive Interview With Melody Guy Senior Editor Ballantine

Jun 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Lesley Williams

My mother would take me to the library weekly when I was a child and I would take out a stack of books and read every one of them. Eventually we grew to know the staff of the library so well that they offered my mother a job and she’s been working at her local library for more than 20 years Read more »

A Closer Look at Mark Tavani New Senior Editor for Mortalis

Welcome to Book Editors: Close Up at http://www.authorlink.com . This regular Authorlink column provides an intimate look at important book editors in New York and elsewhere. Interviews focus on editors as real people. The columns explore their likes, dislikes, preferences, prejudices, writing preferences, and why they buy the books they do.   A Closer Look Read more »

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Doubt Makes You A Better Writer Says Dana Reinhardt

Jun 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life by Dana Reinhardt Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with First-time Novelist Dana Reinhardt Author of A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life (Wendy Lamb Books/Random House, 2006) by Ellen Birkett Morris June 2006 Dana Reinhardt began writing as a student, but never considered writing a viable Read more »

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Catherine Ryan Hyde and the Importance of Making Connections With Others

May 18, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Lisa Lenard-Cook

Love in the Present Tense by Catherine Ryan Hyde Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Catherine Ryan Hyde On her latest books, Love in the Present Tense and Becoming Chloe by Lisa Lenard-Cook May 2006 Catherine Ryan Hyde and I grew up less than a mile apart in Buffalo, New York, but we didn't Read more »

An Exclusive Interview With Brooke Warner Seal Press Editor Avalon Publishing Group

May 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Authorlink Staff

I started as a project editor for a small independent house in Berkeley called North Atlantic Books. I began doing acquisitions about three years into my job there and worked for Atlantic for five years before moving to Seal. Prior to that I toured Europe for a year, and was busy getting my BA at George Washington University. I received my MA from San Francisco State while working at North Atlantic Read more »

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Marcia K. Preston’s The Piano Man Tackles Emotional Topic of Organ Donation

Mar 30, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

An exclusive Authorlink interview with Marcia K. Preston Author of The Piano Man (Mira Books 2005) by Ellen Birkett Morris April 2006 The Piano Man by Marcia K. Preston Buy this book via Amazon.com We've all seen commercials that tug at our heartstrings. Author Marcia K. Preston turned her emotional connection with one such commercial into Read more »

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Writing What She Knows Lands Beverly Bartlett Her First Contract

Mar 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

An exclusive Authorlink interview with Beverly Bartlett Author of Princess Izzy and The E Street Shuffle (5 Spot/Warner) by Ellen Birkett Morris March, 2006 Princess Izzy and The E Street Shuffle by Beverly Bartlett Buy this book via Amazon.com Every writer has heard the adage "write about what you know." Beverly Bartlett took it seriously and Read more »

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Judy Bernstein Captures Boys’ Incredible Journey Through Sudanese War

Feb 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Judy Bernstein Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Judy Bernstein Author of They Poured Fired On Us From the Sky by Ellen Birkett Morris February, 2006 "The name Lost Boys came to be when our village was attacked by fierce Arab horsemen. We, little Read more »

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Wild Midnight Dream Idea Changes Julie Powell’s Career

Jan 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

An exclusive Authorlink interview with Julie Powell Author of JULIE AND JULIA (Little, Brown, 2005) by Ellen Birkett Morris January, 2006 Julie and Julia by Julia Powell Buy this book via Amazon.com It is indisputable that good writing begins with a really good idea seen through to the end. For writers in search of that Read more »