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Jacquelyn Mitchard Believes Plotting Is Paramount to A Good Novel

Sep 27, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  Still Summer (Grand Central Publishing) by Jacqueline Mitchard Buy this book via Amazon.com   An Exclusive Authorlink Interview With Novelist Jacquelyn Mitchard Author of Still Summer  by Ellen Birkett Morris October 2007   Novelist, syndicated columnist, essayist and children/YA author all describe writer Jacquelyn Mitchard. While Mitchard is perhaps best known as the author of Read more »

Pharaoh-Queen Nefertiti Lives Again in Michelle Moran’s U.S. Debut Novel

Aug 30, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

In this exclusive Authorlink AUDIO/SLIDESHOW, Michelle Moran talks about her four-year effort to bring Nefertiti’s story to life, and of making the switch from writing nonfiction to fiction. Note: slide show photos are representative of the period and are not included in the book. File may take a few moments to load! Read more »

Biographer Stephanie Hemphill Digs Deep for Sylvia Plath’s Emotional Truths

Aug 30, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

Your Own Sylvia (Random House) by Stephanie Hemphill Buy this book via Amazon.com   An exclusive Authorlink interview with Stephanie Hemphill Author of Your Own Sylvia by Ellen Birkett Morris September 2007   For poet Stephanie Hemphill the work of Sylvia Plath was more than a minor obsession. Plath’s work both spoke to her personally Read more »

Stacey Barney, Penguin Children’s Editor Talks About Her Job and What Writers Need to Know

Aug 24, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

Stacey Barney, an editor at Putnam Books for Young Readers, has held posts in both adult and children’s book publishing. She has worked with such talented writers as Chris Abani and William Henry Lewis. She has also published LA Times bestselling author Tamara T. Gregory’s Passport Diaries as well as Denver Post bestselling author Gilbert Tuhabonye’s This Voice in My Heart Read more »

Self-Taught Novelist Patricia Marx Advises Newcomers to Tap Their Inner Voices

Jul 31, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  Him Her Him Again The End of Him (Simon & Schuster Trade) by Patricia Marx Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Patricia Marx Author of Him Her Him Again The End of Him (Simon & Schuster Trade)  by Ellen Birkett Morris August 2007   As editor of her high school yearbook, the Read more »

Gayle Lynds Talks About Her Latest Novel: The Last Spymaster

Jul 30, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

New York Times Bestselling Thriller Author Gayle Lynds talks with Auhorlink at the recent Santa Barbara, CA Writers Conference. Sorry about less-than-optimum recording environment in a busy hotel. We didn’t want to miss the chance to bring you this prolific writer’s insights Read more »

Fidelity to Character Drives Alice McDermott’s Compelling Fiction

Jun 29, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  After This (Dell Publishing) by Alice McDermott Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Alice McDermott Author of AFTER THIS (Dell Publishing)  by Ellen Birkett Morris July 2007 In her latest novel, AFTER THIS, Alice McDermott provides an intimate look at the Keane family, a Catholic family as they deal with the Read more »

David Baldacci’s Simple Genius Shows Reality of Technology Threats

Jun 23, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

David Baldacci’s 13 bestselling novels of government power and intrigue have sold nearly 50 million copies in 40 languages worldwide. His first novel Absolute Power was adapted into a major motion picture starting Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman. In addition he has written seven original screenplays Read more »