Author Interview: Sheila Roberts, Other Projects

Yesterday we began an interview with author Sheila Roberts, who recently released the book “On Strike for Christmas.” If you missed it, click here to get caught up. Sheila, thank you for joining us again here on I noticed on your site that in addition to being an author, you are a life coach. Can you tell us a bit about that? I mostly work with aspiring writers, helping them work through the emotional ups and downs that come with writing and trying to get published. I’m a regular contributor to my industry magazine, offering self-help articles on time … Continue reading

Author Interview: Trina Boice, part three – Secrets of Nonfiction

Thank you for joining us for part three of our exclusive conversation with author Trina Boice. If you missed parts one or two, click these links to catch up. Trina, you’ve written several best-selling nonfiction titles for the LDS market. What is the secret to writing interesting nonfiction? Well, I don’t know that I’ve found a secret, but I definitely try to give people their money’s worth! Many people simply don’t have the time to research everything they want to on a given subject and so they ask me for ideas. I love the Internet. There is so much great … Continue reading

Author Interview: Trina Boice

We are joined today by LDS author Trina Boice, author of numerous nonfiction books to help Latter-day Saints navigate their way through such things as Enrichment Night, Activity Days, and more. Trina, thanks for joining us. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I live in beautiful Carlsbad, CA where I can see the gorgeous ocean every day from my window! I have four handsome, intelligent, wonderful sons and a great husband to match. We have a Papillon puppy who is adorable and a cockatiel who keeps popping out eggs even though she’s never been on a date … Continue reading

Author Interview – Traci Hunter Abramson

Today we are joined by author Traci Hunter Abramson for an exclusive interview. Traci, thank you for stopping by today – let’s get right to your questions. First of all, I’m curious to know – how long have you been writing? It feels like forever! I guess I started when I was a teenager writing journals, and it progressed from there. I tried writing novels when I was in college, but I never finished anything until the year I quit working to stay home with my kids. Since I had been employed by the Central Intelligence Agency, anything I wrote … Continue reading

Author Interview — Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Last night I reviewed “Whale Song” by author Cheryl Kaye Tardif. Today Cheryl is joining us for an interview. Cheryl, thank you for stopping by on your virtual book tour. I have so many questions I’d like to ask. First off, how long have you been writing, and what are your previous books? I have been writing for most of my life. I was a paid journalist at 14, writing a weekly column for a small BC newspaper. I really enjoyed it, but even then, my passion was writing fiction. I went on to publish articles and poetry in other … Continue reading

Whale Song – Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Young adult novel “Whale Song” by acclaimed Canadian author Cheryl Kaye Tardif is the story of Sarah, a young girl who is leaving her Wyoming farm and moving with her family to Vancouver Island. Her father is a scientist who will be studying the killer whales that live in the oceans near the island, and he has found his family a wonderful home to stay in for the next few years while he carries out his studies. Sarah isn’t sure about being away from Wyoming for so long – all her friends are there, and she doesn’t like the idea … Continue reading

The Well-Fed Self-Publisher – Peter Bowerman

The title of this book, “The Well-Fed Self-Publisher,” caught my eye right off the bat. I’ve been involved with writing and publishing for the last several years and one of the first things you learn is that self-publishing is a hard road and you hardly ever make any money at it. Yet this book blows that out of the water. Author Peter Bowerman takes us step-by-step through the process of self-publishing a book, from making the decision to self-publish in the first place by debunking the myth that you can’t do everything the publisher can, to learning the ins and … Continue reading