Tag: Author Interview

Ask the Author Extravaganza!

Ask the Author Extravaganza!

  Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. Firsts in Fiction Year-End Ask the Author Extravaganza! Hey all! Welcome back! In honor of our final episode this year, we’ve chosen to do an “Ask the Author” extravaganza encompassing each of the remaining “Ask […]

Project Publication: Who is Harrison Sawyer

Project Publication: Who is Harrison Sawyer

  Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. ASK THE AUTHOR: What are five flaws that will keep an agent or editor from considering your manuscript? Jacqueline Patterson AARON: I think, if you asked five different authors or editors or publishers this question, […]

Wildcard: Non-Fiction Writing for Fiction Writers

Wildcard: Non-Fiction Writing for Fiction Writers

Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. Ask the Author: Bruce Brady via aarongansky.com: Do you feel 3 or 4 POVs in a middle grade novel are too many? Aaron: Great question, Bruce, especially since we just finished talking about POV last week. […]

Handling Tough Subjects

Handling Tough Subjects

Welcome back, loyal listeners! We’re joined this week by author Kimberly Rae, author of several novels on human trafficking. Together, we discuss how to tackle difficult subjects in our fiction. As always, please subscribe to our YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, etc.     […]

Identifying Your Audience

Identifying Your Audience

Novelist Angela Hunt joins the Firsts in Fiction team to talk about how we can identify our audience as writers, and how that affects our writing.

World Blog Tour

World Blog Tour

Some time ago, my publisher suggested doing a “World Blog Tour.” The idea is simple: post my answer to some common questions, then introduce you to a few writers I think you might enjoy. Sounds like fun, so here you go: What am I working […]

Author Spotlight: James Brown

Author Spotlight: James Brown

It’s been some time since I’ve done an author spotlight, but after meeting up with an old professor of mine, I decided to regale you with another installment of my Author Spotlight feature. James Brown is the author of the memoirs This River and The Los […]

Author Spotlight: Lindsey Bell

Author Spotlight: Lindsey Bell

Been quite some time since I’ve brought you all an Author Spotlight. I wanted to share Lindsey Bell with you and her book Searching for Sanity: 52 Insights from the Parents of the Bible. In addition to being a writer, she’s also a stay-at-home mother […]

Author Spotlight: Barbara Kois

Author Spotlight: Barbara Kois

[box] It’s been quite some time since I’ve brought you an Author Spotlight, but I wanted to make sure my readers get an opportunity to hear from Barbara Kois. She is a writer, an editor, an author coach, a corporate communication consultant, and a speechwriter. […]

Dave Fessenden: Author and Agent

Dave Fessenden: Author and Agent

[box][/box] Welcome back, all! We’ve got a special treat for you this week. Dave Fessenden, author and agent, joins us to talk about his book The Case of the Exploding Speakeasy and his job as a literary agent. As an author, editor, and agent, his […]