Author Anthony Avina's Blog

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once. – Stephen King

1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? My name is Steph (I wrote the book under the pseudonym Two Sisters), I live on a farm and I have a pet tortoise called Squirtle. I started writing for fun when I was fourteen, I enjoyed writing mini stories and …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? Since a young age, I’ve always imagined the world differently. Asked strange questions. Pictured how things could be rather than how they are. Writing is my way of capturing that imagination and documenting it. When I have a thought, I write …

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I was fortunate enough to work with author Claire Gem recently on her novel Spirits of the Heart, and she was kind enough to offer me a chance to do an interview for her website as well. So be sure to check out my interview with Claire over on her website, and don’t forget to …

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  Interview for Claire Gem, multi-award-winning author of contemporary romance, women’s fiction, and supernatural suspense.   Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing?   I’m a native New Yorker who grew up in a small town about 60 miles northwest of Manhattan. Mother of three, I’ve been married to …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. What made you want to become an author?   There are so many reasons why I ended up here, all weaving together to make the destination inevitable. The very short version is that I was always obsessed with stories. I read every magazine and book I could …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? I was trained as an historian—was a professor of American history at the University of Kentucky for many years—so early on I was into the storytelling business.  Most of my earlier books, in fact, are works of history:  I’ve published books …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing?   I was born in Australia and moved to the US after university for what was intended to be a 2-year working holiday. I never made it home. My mother was a prolific letter writer when I was young, and I …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? Writing started out as an extension of reading for me, continuing the same activity. I’ve been doing it for as long as I could write my name, even if it took a long time for the scribbles to mean something. 2) …

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1) Tell us a little about yourself. How did you get into writing? I got into writing a month or two after I had planned to end my life, but I started to really write after I lost a friend to suicide. It was my way of coping. 2) What inspired you to write Forest …

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