TCL’s Countdown Questions #22: Author, Screenwriter & Director Allison Burnett

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author, screenwriter, and director Allison Burnett! I’ve actually known Allison for over 40 years, because he and I went to the same High School, although he graduated the year after me (his older brother Gene was in my graduating class). Now, Evanston Township (or … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #22: Author, Screenwriter & Director Allison Burnett

TCL’s Countdown Questions #21: Author & Playwright David Blixt

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author and playwright David Blixt! My husband was miffed that I hadn't interviewed any male authors for this little meme of mine, but it wasn't for want of trying. I had to chase after David Blixt for quite some time before he sent me … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #21: Author & Playwright David Blixt

TCL’s Countdown Questions #20: Author Greer Macallister

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Greer Macallister! Greer Macallister is another author whose career I've been following since I became a fan of her writing with her debut novel, "The Magician's Lie." Her second novel, "Girl in Disguise" ended up getting onto my "best of 2017" list, and … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #20: Author Greer Macallister

TCL’s Countdown Questions #19: Author Meg Waite Clayton

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Meg Waite Clayton! When I received approved for the ARC of the novel "The Wednesday Daughters" back in 2013 (when I was just a novice blogger) I didn't know it was a sequel. I don't think that put me at any advantage, and … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #19: Author Meg Waite Clayton

TCL’s Countdown Questions #18: Author Nancy Bilyeau

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Nancy Bilyeau Here's another author who caught my attention with her novel, "The Blue." I found that book after reading a few very complimentary reviews, so I grabbed a copy of it back when it was on sale. I'm so glad I did … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #18: Author Nancy Bilyeau

TCL’s Countdown Questions #17: Author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard There are many subjects that, when included in novels, will pique my interest immediately, be they historical or contemporary fiction. One of them is music of any kind ('cause there's lots of musical talent in my family). That's why I … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #17: Author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

TCL’s Countdown Questions #16: Author Mary Doria Russell.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Mary Doria Russell I was trying to get Fredrik Backman to answer these questions, but his publicist said he didn't have time. However, she very generously gave me pre-approved widgets to two books on NetGalley instead. One of them was for Mary Doria … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #16: Author Mary Doria Russell.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #15: Author Roz Morris.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author, editor, speaker, writing coach, ghost-writer, (and my friend) Roz Morris. I came to know Roz Morris when she contacted me with a request to read and review one of her books. Now, normally, when someone pitches me a novel in a genre I … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #15: Author Roz Morris.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #14: Author Jane Healey.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Jane Healey. When I first heard of Jane Healey's novel "The Beantown Girls" I must admit I was skeptical. To be honest, I wasn't sure I liked the cover (something about the red glasses on one of the women bothered me). But we … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #14: Author Jane Healey.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #13: Author Crystal King.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Crystal King. I'm not sure when my love for culinary fiction began. Maybe it was one of Joanne Harris's books that got me hooked. I've read quite a few, actually. My love of Rome came from reading Colleen McCullough's "Masters of Rome" books … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #13: Author Crystal King.