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Author Interview: Jessica Tyner

Last Exotic Petting ZooToday’s Author Interview is with Jessica Tyner, a published poet and the founder of MehtaFor, a national bronze winner for Startup of the Year from the American Business Awards. Jessica has been a writer and an editor for more than ten years and has taught university writing courses in the US, UK, South Korea, and Costa Rica. I was very excited to talk startups and poetry with her, and how to actually make money using my English degree. Continue Reading

An Interview with Ev Bogue

Hand and TapeToday’s post is an interview with Ev Bogue, one of my personal writing heroes. I started reading Ev’s work about five years ago and it shifted my perspective on everything. Just like when someone hands you a tape of new music with lyrics that speak directly to you, I felt stronger in my own creative convictions every time I read his writing.

Ev Bogue is the person who gave me the courage to start my own blog, and then my own business. I’m greatly honored to feature this interview with him. Continue Reading

4 Secrets from My Writing Process

Frog in ForestToday’s post is part a Writing Process Blog Hop I was invited into by one of my favorite bloggers, Jon Simmonds over at Jumping From Cliffs.

As part of the Hop, I’m answering four questions about my personal writing process and then passing the baton on to four other bloggers who contribute tremendously to the creative writing blogosphere. Continue Reading

Author Interview: Angela Ackerman

Emotion Thesaurus

March’s author interview is with Angela Ackerman, the author of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression as well as The Positive Trait Thesaurus and its darker cousin, The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Flaws. Both Kindle and paperback are available on Amazon. Continue Reading