One of the things I love about Smashwords is their constant drive to add reader- and author-friendly features. From their recent addition of a “Daily Sales” feature to their much-publicized deal with Scribd, Smashwords is always thinking ahead and moving forward.
One of the features they offer that I particularly like is the “Author Interview” option. There are two ways to access the interview screen. Continue reading “The Smashwords Author Interview Feature”
Born and raised on the Canadian prairies, Dianne Greenlay is the author of QUINTSPINNER – A PIRATE’S QUEST and DEADLY MISFORTUNE, Books One and Two in a fast-paced adventure series, set in the 1700’s, in the pirate-infested waters of the West Indies. While DEADLY MISFORTUNE is a brand new release, QUINTSPINNER has gone on to win multiple awards in Best YA (Writer’s Digest), Best Commercial Novel (Eric Hoffer), Best Historical (ReaderViewes) and Book of the Year ( Foreword Reviews) categories, and it has gathered nearly a half million reads on Wattpad in less than 6 months. Straying into the genre of humor/comedy, Dianne is also the author of THE CAMPING GUY, which is available as both a one act comedy (live theater script) and a short story. Continue reading “Meet the Author: Dianne Greenlay”
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, T. A. (Thomas) Bradley lives in Conshohocken, PA with his fiancée, two German shepherds and a cat. He served with the Army Medical Corps during Vietnam as a Clinical Specialist. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, his Master’s work done in Virology He has worked for a number of biotech companies as a virologist and has co-authored several scientific papers and given presentations for The American Society for Virology and The American Society for Microbiology. From time-to-time he consults on virology laboratory safety issues.
He is the author of several short stories, with three published novels, Relic of the Damned: (Vol.1) , The Coming, Relic of the Damned: (Vol.2) Carpe Noctem and Primordia, with three additional novels in the works. His short stories, The Last Transaction and House for Sale have appeared in Issue #10 of Horror Bound Magazine. Weeping Willow was originally published in 2009 in Horror Bound print magazine and has been picked up as a reprint and is available in John Betancourt’s WildSide Press’s Vampire Megapack, along with authors such as: Bram Stoker, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and John Gregory Betancourt. Continue reading “Meet the Author: T. A. Bradley”
A.C.Flory is an Hungarian-born Australian who is bilingual in both languages, along with a smattering of French, German, Japanese and Chinese.
She taught languages in high school before discovering computers and becoming a geek. From there, technical writing was a natural progression. Fiction did not enter her life until ten years later, and now she writes in her favourite genre of science fiction. In her spare time she plays mmo’s [massively multiplayer online games], reads voraciously, and is henpecked by a small multitude of pets. Continue reading “Interview: A.C. Flory”