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An interview with Steven Donahue

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Today the polite wordsmith Steven Donahue is put under the grill light. Enjoy!

JJ: When did you start writing? SD: In high school I started writing a book about an NFL quarterback who was ambidextrous. I thought that ability would give a quarterback an edge. However, the story never fully came together.
JJ: What was the first story you remember writing? SD: In seventh grade, I wrote a short story about a hero battling an evil warlord. I based the villain on my Social Studies teacher and handed it in as an assignment. The teacher wasn’t amused.
JJ: What genre is your most preferred? SD: Science fiction.
JJ: What challenges you the most in your writing? SD: Finding the time and the quiet place to write.
JJ: What is your favorite thing about being an author? SD: The immense satisfaction I feel when I finish writing a new book.
JJ: What do you like least about being an author? SD: The intense marketing efforts required by today’s writers. Unless you are signed by a major publisher, m…

My interview with Chasity Conley

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Hey folks. Today I'm switching things up and interviewing a children's book author who I think is a wonderful person and I'm excited to say will be releasing her Ericka the Puppy series through Visionary Press (who have picked up my children's books as well as Bob the Zombie) also. Without further ado I present Chasity Conley.




Interview questions:
JJ: When did you start writing? CC: I started writing when I was around 11 years old. 
JJ: What was the first story you remember writing? CC: The first story I remember writing was called "Ella". It was about a young girl that lost her way home because she didn't listen.
JJ: What genre is your most preferred? CC: The genre I prefer most is children's stories.
JJ: What challenges you the most in your writing? CC: What challenges me the most is trying to decide on names for my characters.
JJ: What is your favorite thing about being an author? CC: My favorite thing about being an author  is getting to create ne…

My interview with Timothy C Hobbs

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Hey, folks. Today I get the pleasure of interviewing the very kind and talented Timothy C. Hobbs. Sit back and relax as you learn everything you wanted to know about him, or rather everything I wanted to know.

JJ: When did you start writing?
TCH: I started writing in the sixth grade after reading Bram Stoker’s Dracula for the first time.

JJ: What was the first story you remember writing?
TCH: After reading Dracula. I wrote a short story entitled The Vampire ofEngland. The vampire’s name was Alucard, which is Dracula backwards. More imitative than original, but it started my love of writing.

JJ: What genre is your most preferred?
TCH: Horror and supernatural.

JJ: What challenges you the most in your writing?
TCH: Finishing the project. I have so many half or partial completed works it makes me crazy.

JJ: What is your favorite thing about being an author?
TCH: Bringing my characters to life and allowing them to meld with the landscapes I’ve thrown them in.

JJ: What do you like least about be…