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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Jennifer Traig, author of Devil in the Details: Scenes From an Obsessive Girlhood

Sep 24, 2004

September 24, 2004 contributing writer Jamie Layton interviews Jennifer Traig, whose memoir DEVIL IN THE DETAILS focuses on her battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Traig talks about her good-natured parents and the tough-love approach they took when dealing with her behaviors. She also describes her relationship with her sister, how her compulsions affected her dating experiences in high school, and the obsessive-compulsive tendencies she still exhibits today.

Interview: Jennifer Weiner, author of Little Earthquakes

Sep 17, 2004

September 17, 2004 Co-Founder Carol Fitzgerald interviews Jennifer Weiner, author of LITTLE EARTHQUAKES. Weiner explores the meaning of the book's title and how the friendships she formed in her prenatal yoga classes served as inspiration for her characters. She also talks about motherhood's impact on her writing, the joys of fine dining, how she keeps in touch with her fans and upcoming projects.

Interview: Raelynn Hillhouse, author of Rift Zone

Sep 10, 2004

September 10, 2004's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) interviewed Raelynn Hillhouse, author of RIFT ZONE. Hillhouse talks about her life in Germany during the 1980s and how her experiences there parallel those of her protagonist, Faith Whitney. She also discusses her views on the fall of the Berlin Wall, reveals some disturbing information concerning airport security in the post-9/11 era, and describes the huge buzz surrounding her debut novel.

Interview: Don Piper, author of 90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life

Sep 1, 2004

Q: Tell us a little about yourself.

DP: I'm an army brat by birth. I have a degree in Broadcasting and spent 14 years on Radio and TV. I've been in the full-time ministry for 21 years. I am terminally in love with the game of baseball!

Q: What was your motivation behind this project?

Interview: Steve Berry, author of The Romanov Prophecy

Aug 31, 2004

August 31, 2004

Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek of interviewed Steve Berry, author of THE ROMANOV PROPHECY. Berry explains the difficulty of accurately depicting the historical aspects of the book, as many versions of the Romanovs' story are contradictory and inconsistent.