Interview with Lisa Scottoline

What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline Photo by Jeff Wojtaszek INTERVIEW WITH LISA SCOTTOLINE August 22, 2022   GENERAL QUESTIONS How do you begin writing a new book? I pray, and then I start. What was your favorite childhood book? I was a Nancy Drew...

Interview with Kim Fay

Love & Saffron by Kim Fay INTERVIEW WITH Kim Fay August 17, 2022   GENERAL QUESTIONS How do you begin writing a new book? A scene arrives in my head—fully formed. There’s a character in the scene. I feel what she’s feeling. The setting’s details are as vivid...
Interview with Jaime Ford

Interview with Jaime Ford

The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE FORD June 16, 2022   GENERAL QUESTIONS How do you begin writing a new book? I always start with a premise. An idea. Sometimes it’s just in my head, sometimes I flesh it out into a quasi-synopsis....
Interview With TJ Klune

Interview With TJ Klune

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune Photo by TJ Klune INTERVIEW WITH TJ Klune June 07, 2022   GENERAL QUESTIONS How do you begin writing a new book? Typically, writing something new is one of the last things I do. Before that, it begins with the spark of an...
Interview With Janet Skeslien Charles

Interview With Janet Skeslien Charles

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles Photo by Richard Beben INTERVIEW WITH Janet Skeslien Charles February 24, 2022   GENERAL QUESTIONS How do you begin writing a new book? With my first book, I heard a voice. (I promise you, it’s the only time I’ve heard...
Interview with Jonathan Santlofer

Interview with Jonathan Santlofer

The Last Mona Lisa by Jonathan Santlofer Photo by Clarke Tolton INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN SANTLOFER February 14, 2021   GENERAL QUESTIONS How do you begin writing a new book? I always begin with something that grabs my attention, strikes a personal note with me,...