We’ve got another debut author today on Why Words Work! Publishing her first book, Revived, in 2018, we’re going to ask Jenna Morland how it feels to be an almost published writer! Let’s get to it! First things first: Congratulations on your debut novel! How does it feel to know that your book will soon be in print? It feels surreal. I don’t think I … Continue reading Author Interview: Jenna Morland and Revived!
Private investigators, steampunk elements, unpaid debts and science fictional marvels. If any of those words sparked your interest, then you’re going to love today’s guest. Today on Why Words Work, I am joined by the wonderful Rod Duncan! Author of The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire – a three book series following the adventures of private investigator Elizabeth Barnabus – Rod Duncan is a fantastic sci-fi writer. … Continue reading Author Interview: Rod Duncan and The Gaslit Empire!
We’re doing something a little different today on Why Words Work. Today, we’re going to talk to a debut author, who’s book is scheduled to publish next year. This stage of the publishing process – nestled between the humble notebook, and placing the books on the shelves – is both daunting and exciting. I was eager to learn more about the feeling of a debut … Continue reading Author Interview: Tim Gabrielle and This Land of Monsters!
Crime Thrillers. Teenage Fiction. And a sprinkle of science. Today on Why Words Work, we’re going to be interviewing YA author Malcolm Rose! Published by Ransom Publishing, Malcolm Rose, once a chemistry lecturer at The Open University, is now a author with a Carnegie Medal nomination and a versatile writing style. From gritty thrillers, to YA action, to the heartfelt mystery at the heart of … Continue reading Author Interview: Malcolm Rose and Connor’s Brain!
I was recently contacted by the lovely people at Ransom Publishing! They asked if I could help promote their new YA branch, Raven Books, as well as share their books and authors with you. Ransom is a children’s publisher who specialise in providing books for reluctant readers. Whether they struggle to read because of environment, ability, or circumstance, Ransom believes that every reader should find … Continue reading Author Interview: Barbara Catchpole and Dead Ed in my Head!
Today, on Why Words Work, we talk to Chris Ewan! As a bestselling crime author, Chris Ewan has written a variety of successful, suspenseful stories, including Safe House, Long Time Lost and – obviously – The Good Thief’s Guide series! I absolutely love these books. In them, we follow thief/crime novelist Charlie Howard, and his literary agent Victoria, across the continent on criminal capers. I … Continue reading Author Interview: Chris Ewan and The Good Thief’s Guide RE-LAUNCH!
Magic is in the air on Why Words Work! Get your broomsticks ready, people. Today, I am proud to feature the fabulous children’s author, James Nicol! James released his first book, The Apprentice Witch, with Chicken House publishing in July 2016. The book follows Arianwyn, a young witch who fluffs up her magical assessment and is sent to the dreary town of Lull (much to the pleasure of her … Continue reading Author Interview: James Nicol and The Apprentice Witch!
Curses. Phantoms. Haunted moors and dangerous secrets. Ladies and Gents, I have a very special guest for you today on Why Words Work: The fabulous author J.A.Ironside! J.A.Ironside is the author of The Unveiled series, a soon-to-be-trilogy of books following teenage psychic Emlynn and the dark creatures she encounters with her gifts. With the third book set to be released sometime soon, this series is … Continue reading Author Interview: J.A.Ironside and The Unveiled Series!
A few months ago, I was lucky enough to host an interview with Flash-Fiction writer Tim Stevenson. Today on Why Words Work, I’m happy to welcome another accomplished Flash-Fiction author onto my blog: Calum Kerr! Calum Kerr is the founder and director of National Flash-Fiction Day, Professor and Teacher of Creative Writing with the Winchester School of Art, managing editor at Gumbo Press, as well … Continue reading Author Interview: Calum Kerr!