Meet the Author: Lili Tufel – with exclusive surprise announcement!

Author Lili Tufel

Author Lili Tufel writes fast-paced nonstop action. She says,  “If I’m bored, then I know my readers are bored. If I’m feeling a rush of excitement then I know my readers will have their pulse racing. Sand is full of surprises that surprised me as I wrote them. The shock ending was my favorite, what a rush!”

Lili seems to get an idea for a book then researches the living daylights out of it.  She says that for her book SAND, a military action-thriller, she wanted to explore a potential romance between an active duty US Army Ranger and a Colonel’s daughter who is under peril. Continue reading “Meet the Author: Lili Tufel – with exclusive surprise announcement!”

Muffy Morrigan: Editor-phobia

Muffy Morrigan

Editor-phobia is rampant among writers. I am noticing it more and more. I’ve been in the publishing business for many years and there has always been a little fear of editors—and in newspapers it is very understandable. The editor there can take a long story and hack it to one paragraph without even so much as a “by your leave.” Of course, books have a different editing process, but that fear is still there. More and more authors are completely removing the editor from the process and relying on a beta instead. There is a deep difference between the two, but both are valuable and needed to make a book the strongest it can possibly be. Continue reading “Muffy Morrigan: Editor-phobia”

Meet the Author: Robert F. DeBurgh

Author Robert F. DeBurgh

Author Robert DeBurgh calls his writing style descriptive. “I try to imagine myself in the situation of the character I’m writing about and decide how I would handle that situation. I don’t use much in the way of allegory or metaphor,” he says.

Bob’s uncle and aunt, Charles and Doretta Cross were both professional pilots from the late 1920s until after WWII.  He says many of the scenes and situations in both Winds of Fate and Riders of the Wind  were inspired by their lives. Other parts of the books were inspired by his own experiences. Continue reading “Meet the Author: Robert F. DeBurgh”

K.S. Brooks and Mr. Pish on the Radio in Racine! (Post now updated with podcast)

Suspense novelist and children’s book author K. S. Brooks will join Curt Vollman on the WRJN Morning News in Racine, Wisconsin on Monday, December 12th at 6:15 a.m. Central Time to discuss her new children’s book. Postcards from Mr. Pish: A Cross-Country Journal Volume 2 follows the adorable Jack Russell Terrier, Mr. Pish, as he embarks on a new adventure, traveling from his home in Washington State, up into Canada, and all the way to the East Coast. The book features full-color photographs of many locations, including the Southport Lighthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

WRJN AM1400 will be hosting Ms. Brooks on their busy morning show to learn more about the traveling terrier’s visit to Kenosha County. “The scenery and parks on the shores of Lake Michigan in Kenosha were absolutely beautiful. I’m glad to be able to include the historic Southport Lighthouse in Mr. Pish’s new book,” author K. S. Brooks explained.

More information on Postcards from Mr. Pish (Volume 2) is available at the website. More information about AM1400 is available at their website.

UPDATE! Here is the podcast!