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Interview at Jennifer Hallmark’s “Inspired Prompt”

Welcome to the weekend, Readers and Writers! Author Jennifer Hallmark was kind enough to ask me to stop by her site, "Inspired Prompt,"  for an interview today. The link is below if you'd like to pop over, too (and maybe win an e-book?) Today we’d like to welcome blogger and author, Anne Clare, to the… Continue reading Interview at Jennifer Hallmark’s “Inspired Prompt”

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Author Jean Lee Interviews…Me!

It's almost a week out from the release of my first novel into the wild, and friends, I won't lie- my brain still feels about as mushy as the strawberry jam my kids and I have been making. Maybe it's a good thing that today's blog post was ready-made and waiting for me. Fantasy author… Continue reading Author Jean Lee Interviews…Me!

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Publishing Short Fiction: An Interview with Author Jonathon Mast

While I've enjoyed sharing tales of publishing journeys from novelists I've gotten to know, (thanks to Lydia, Jean, Dan, Vanessa and Anita for these,) there are many other formats aside from novels for writers to share their stories and dreams.  Today I'd like to welcome Jonathon Mast back to The Naptime Author to share his… Continue reading Publishing Short Fiction: An Interview with Author Jonathon Mast

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Publishing Paths: An Interview With Author A.M. Heath

The road to publication looks different depending on who's walking it. I've been pleased to interview a number of authors who have been kind enough to visit this site and share their unique publishing experiences: Vanessa Rasanen, Dan Alatorre, Jean Lee and Lydia Eberhardt. All of them shared different perspectives and different lessons they learned… Continue reading Publishing Paths: An Interview With Author A.M. Heath

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Publishing Paths: An Interview with Fantasy Author Jean Lee

Greetings Readers and Writers! It's been a pleasure to have other authors visit my blog, and to hear talented folks like Lydia Eberhardt, Dan Alatorre and Vanessa Rasanen share their personal journeys from idea, to manuscript, to published book. Today's exploration of the many winding paths to publication leads us to the door of the… Continue reading Publishing Paths: An Interview with Fantasy Author Jean Lee

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Publishing Paths: Interviewing Lydia Eberhardt

A dear friend asked me today about my book-publishing progress. "Welll....." I debated whether I should give her the long version, or the quick sum-up- "Nothing yet!" It's not that the process is taking longer than I expected. I did not expect to have to choose between so many publishing paths: traditional publishing via agent, small-press… Continue reading Publishing Paths: Interviewing Lydia Eberhardt