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An Exclusive Interview with Kathy Dawson, Associate Editorial Director, Harcourt Children’s Books

Sep 20, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Lesley Williams

I never had any question that publishing was the arena for me, having grown up loving books, writing bad poetry (my favorite was about a pizza guy), and being fascinated by the way words worked. When I began my job search, my boyfriend at the time was going to journalism school with the daughter of the publisher of Philomel Books, Patricia Lee Gauch Read more »

Brendan I. Koerner: What Does It Take to Write in the High-Stakes Field of Technology?

Sep 14, 2006 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Buy this book at Amazon.com ISBN: 0472031953   AUDIO INTERVIEW: Brendan talks with Authorlink editor-in-chief Doris Booth Length:9.30 min. File=size 8.71 mb Plays best on Windows Media Player. Download free Windows Media Player 10/ See Windows Media Player system requirements   An AUDIO interview with Brendan I. Koerner Editor of The Best of Technology Writing Read more »

All-Island Book Lovers Attract 100+ People to Annual Whidbey Gathering

Sep 2, 2006 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

THE BOOK LOVERS GUIDE TO CREATING A GATHERING How to produce a successful booklovers event Download this book free for a limited time at Authorlink AUDIO INTERVIEW: The authors talk with Authorlink editor-in-chief Doris Booth Length:9.38 min. File=size 8.83 mb Plays best on Windows Media Player. Download free Windows Media Player 10/ See Windows Media Read more »

Kim Edwards Doesn’t Choose Stories; They Choose Her

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

The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards Buy this book via Amazon.com “An exclusive Authorlink intervie with Kim Edwards Author of The Memory Keeper's Daughter (Penguin Group (USA) 2006) by Ellen Birkett Morris September, 2006 All stories feel a little bit like gifts. I don't choose stories as much as they choose me. Certain ideas, overheard snatches Read more »

Broken Dreams and Second Chances: Gary W. Moore Destined for the Big Time

Aug 17, 2006 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

PLAY EXCLUSIVE AUTHORLINK AUDIO INTERVIEW With Gary W. Moore author of PLAYING WITH THE ENEMY   Audio Length: 7:26 min. File size= 6.81MB NOTE: These files play best on Windows Media Player. Download free Windows Media Player 10/ See Windows Media Player system requirements   An Authorlink Exclusive Audio Interview With Gary W. Moore Author Read more »

An Exclusive Interview with Sarah Durand, Senior Editor, Morrow/Avon

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

I remember pretending to read books to my friends when I was a toddler and even before I could read—but I would hold the book upside down! I later remember reading the first three books in the Little House series sitting in my parents’ car on a road trip—reading words I didn’t understand out loud to my Mom. I loved stories of adventure and heroic young girls caught up in strange situations—like LITTLE HOUSE or Read more »

Bonnie Hearn Hill At Her Bloody Best in New Series

Aug 1, 2006 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

PLAY EXCLUSIVE AUTHORLINK AUDIO INTERVIEW With Bonnie Hearn Hill bestselling author of IF IT BLEEDS and other books.   Audio Length: 11:54 min. File size= 10.5 MB NOTE: These files play best on Windows Media Player. Download free Windows Media Player 10/ See Windows Media Player system requirements   An Authorlink Exclusive Audio Interview With Read more »

Kay Gill Has a Compelling Reason to Write

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

Mirel’s Daughter by Kay Gill Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Kay Gill Author of Mirel’s Daughter (Fleur-de-Lis Press, 2006) by Ellen Birkett Morris August 2006 Every once in a while a writer encounters a story so compelling that he or she is driven to capture it on the page. Such was the Read more »

An Exclusive Interview With Mark Tavani

Jul 1, 2006 | Format: Written | Contributor: Chrisy Long

I had majored in writing at the University of Pittsburgh and when I decided that I did not want make a career of being a forestry aid, I also decided that I wanted to do something that involved my greatest passion—writing. I began looking into the publishing industry, one contact led to another, and eventually I was put in touch with Nita Taublib at Bantam. Bantam didn’t have any suitable and open positions at that time, but Ballantine did, and Nita suggested I speak with them. I did and the next day I had a job offer Read more »