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

August 24, 2007 12:00 am By

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.

Gayle Lynds Talks About Her Latest Novel: The Last Spymaster

July 30, 2007 12:00 am By

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.

David Baldacci’s Simple Genius Shows Reality of Technology Threats

June 23, 2007 12:00 am By

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.

Bruce Dern: Things I’ve Said, But Probably Shouldn’t Have

June 18, 2007 12:00 am By

Bruce Dern is one of Hollywood's most indelible actors. Many moviegoers will know him as the guy who shot John Wayne in The Cowboys. His career has spanned B and Z movies to Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for some of the most memorable performances in modern cinema. He turned down career-making roles in the Godfather and Gandhi, valuing artistic challenge above roles that might have made him rich and famous.