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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sense of Belonging Key to Joan Medlicott’s Covington Series

Dec 1, 2005 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

An exclusive Authorlink interview with Joan Medlicott Author of the Ladies of Covington Series (Pocket Books 2005) by Ellen Birkett Morris December 2005 The Ladies of Covington by Joan Medlicott Buy this book via Amazon.com Inspiration can come from unusual places. For Joan Medlicott, author of the popular Ladies of Covington series, it happens in Read more »

Maura Conlon-McIvor’s She’s All Eyes Brings Fresh Approach to Memoirs

Nov 1, 2005 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

An exclusive Authorlink interview with Maura Conlon-McIvor Author of She's All Eyes (Warner Books, 2005, previously published as FBI Girl) by Ellen Birkett Morris November 2005   She's All Eyes by Maura Conlon-McIvor Buy this book via Amazon.com Writing a fresh, engaging memoir in an age of memoir is no easy task, but Maura Conlon-McIvor Read more »

William Claiborne Hancock’s Pegasus Books Brings Fresh Vision to Publishing

Oct 15, 2005 | Format: Written | Contributor: Doris Booth

  An exclusive Authorlink interview with William Claiborne Hancock Founder of Pegasus Books By Doris Booth October 2005   . . .the value and mystique of good literature are not dead. William Claiborne Hancock made perhaps the boldest move of his life in September 2005. He left his job of seven years as senior managing Read more »

Tasha Alexander Wondered If She Really Wanted to Write – and landed Five-Figures for First Novel

Oct 1, 2005 | Format: Written | Contributor: Doris Booth

An exclusive Authorlink interview with Tasha Alexander Author of And Only to Deceive (William Morrow/HarperCollins, October 2005) By Doris Booth October 2005   AND ONLY TO DECEIVE by Tasha Alexander Buy This Book via Amazon.com Stolen antiquities, betrayal, and murder set the scene for Tasha Alexander's first novel, AND ONLY TO DECEIVE. This gifted new Read more »