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Author Spotlight: Layla Wolfe

Layla Wolfe

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Bestselling author Layla Wolfe likes to bring you alpha males–sometimes two at a time–and the kick-ass women who love them. Her BARE BONES MC series explores the dark, disturbing life of the biker club in Arizona. Her spinoff series THE BENT ZEALOTS MC is a gritty MM saga. THE ASSASSINS OF YOUTH tells the tale of bikers up against fanatics in Utah. She is currently at work on the next installment of … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Kerrie Noor

Kerrie Noor

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Kerrie Noor is a writer and performer based in Scotland. She has written several comedic novels including Planet Hy Man Series, a Sci Fi comedy, and Belly Dancing and Beyond Series a romantic comedy for older women. She specializes in facial comedies, with full-bodied characters and will do her level best to avoid stereotyping in any shape or form. www.kerrienoor.com Thanks so much, Kerrie, for joining me! J. Scott Coatsworth: How would … Read more

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Author Spotlight: C. R. Collins

C. R. Collins

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: C.R. Collins enjoys mixing fantasy with familiar. Her characters deal with everyday life issues disrupted by outlandish complications. She’s been writing for years, in one form or another, but only recently decided to get serious about publishing. Her first work, the Woodspell Trilogy, was released in 2022. As of May 2024, she has eight books available under her indie company, Kapeo Press, with more to come. Her Tales of Ardonna series covers … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Nicholas Bella

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Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: I’m the author of deliciously dark, sexy, and thrilling MM fiction. I’ve written paranormal, erotic urban fantasy, dark romance, and contemporary stories with characters who are rude, sassy, charming, arrogant, and hotter than sinners in hell. They tell me what they want and I just follow orders. When I’m not hunched over my keyboard typing away, I love to watch movies and TV shows (even have my own review blog!) I’m a … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Brian Yapko

Brian Yapko

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Brian Yapko is a lawyer who tries to make up for it by writing narrative fiction and poetry. His debut science fiction novel, El Nuevo Mundo, was published in 2022 by Rebel Satori Press. His novella San Damien and the Red Daggers was published in serial form by Bewildering Stories in Spring, 2023;  his short story  Paradox of the Twins was recently published by The Ancible and his novella  Erica Victor will be published in late 2024 by Gypsy Shadow … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Ef Deal

Ef Deal

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Ef Deal is a musician,a poet, an editor, a video editor, and an author of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. She began writing at the age of 9, teaching herself to type on an Underwood Royal typewriter. Her short fiction has been published in numerous online zines and print anthologies including The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and most recently in A Cast of Crows from eSpec Books, Dangerous Waters from Brigid’s Gate, Chris Ryan’s Soul Scream Antholozine, and two anthologies … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Edale Lane

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Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Edale Lane is an Amazon Best-selling author and winner of Rainbow, Lesfic Bard, and Imaginarium Awards. Her sapphic historical fiction and mystery stories feature women leading the action and entice readers with likable characters, engaging storytelling, and vivid world-creation.    Lane (whose legal name is Melodie Romeo) holds a bachelor’s degree in music education, a master’s in history, and taught school for 24 years before embarking on an adventure driving an 18-wheeler over … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Jean Lamb

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Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Jean Lamb is an author best known for her fantasy, though she has an SF story called “Galley Slave” which was in MAN/KZIN WARS VIII (edited by Larry Niven), and a couple of horror stories (“The Broom’s Tale in Cemetery Dance and “Esprit de Corpse” in Women’s Revenge Stories).  She lives in southcentral Oregon, and is retired from work, but not from writing. Up until the end of 2022 she was her … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Michael Solis

Michael Solis

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: Michael Solis is from New Jersey and currently lives in Nairobi, Kenya. He has spent the past sixteen years working in development and humanitarianism in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. A Princeton graduate, he has master’s degrees in human rights law and gender studies. While traveling, he fell in love with telling thought-provoking stories based on his personal experiences. Deficient is his debut novel. Thanks so much, Michael, for joining me! J. … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Ham and Echo: Voyage of the Gordon Lighton – M. Jay Williams

Ham and Echo: Voyage of the Gordon Lighton - M. Jay Williams

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today: M. Jay Williams was born in Hartford, Connecticut, where he spent his youth. As an adult he made his way to southern Connecticut and settled in New Haven.  Armed with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, his early years were marked by the unique perspective gained from a career as a flight attendant, allowing him to explore the world firsthand. The roots of his passion for writing can be traced back to … Read more