The 2018 Author Interview Series Featuring Gwen Plano and John Howell

This honest and insightful interview with Gwen Plano and John Howell is so wonderful I had to share! Enjoy!

Author Don Massenzio

It’s time for the next subject for my 2018 author interview series. Author interviews are posted every Friday throughout the year.

This week is a two for one special. I’m happy to be interviewing Gwen Plano and John Howell. Gwen and John have just released a book that they co-authored called The Contract. I’m happy to have them both join me in a ‘he said/she said’ type of format.

You can catch up with all of my past author interviews (nearly 200) on my Author Directory page.

If you’re an author interested in being interviewed in this series, I still have limited spots available for 2018. You can email me at don@donmassenzio.com

Now, please enjoy this interview with Gwen Plano and John Howell:


Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want?

Gwen: This is an interesting question, Don. I write because I am…

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WATCH “RWISA” WRITE Showcase Tour – @AReeceAuthor

Watch another #RWISA writer write! I loved this piece from Amy Reece.

Scribblings of a Southern Belle

RWISA TOUR (1) (1)

Introducing Amy Reece…

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CRAZY CAT LADY

CAT SITTER NEEDED

$50 CASH—One Night ONLY

Apply in Person

653 Silverwood Ln Apt B

Rita looked from the folded newspaper to the small adobe duplex in front of her. Well, here goes. My chances of getting murdered or sold into a sex trafficking ring are pretty good, but I need the fifty bucks. Need might be overstating it, but she wanted to go to the concert and she didn’t have the money for the tickets. Her meager paycheck from her work-study job didn’t stretch much farther than covering the bare essentials. If she wanted any fun money, she had to find other ways to acquire it. She’d done it all: research studies, selling her plasma, modeling for art studio classes. Answering a jinky ad in the college newspaper was nothing. She had left a note in her dorm room telling her…

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Is This What You See When You Look In The Mirror? #RWISA #RRBC

Do you know what the Rave Writers International Society of Authors is and who it is comprised of? Take a look! I’m humbled and honored to be included!

RWISA: RAVE WRITERS - INT'L SOCIETY OF AUTHORS

RAVE WRITERS – INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AUTHORS (RWISA)

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Many have asked “What is a RWISA writer?”

Rea with spirit in office pic Author, Rea Nolan Martin

What does a RWISAwriter really look like?”

Well, I’m going to paint a very vivid picture for you.  Here is the anatomy of …

*A RWISA Writer is one who loves words.  They are better known as “connoisseurs” of the written word and they share a special relationship with the written word.   Their command of the English language, almost superb;

*A RWISA Writer is adamant that what they put out  for the public to read is at its top-notch, absolute best.  Because we’re all human, when they find that what they have published is not up to their highest standard, they give no thought to the possibility of losing out on book sales but instead, quickly remove the book from sale until it’s fully ready for…

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Cover Reveal: A Desolate Hour by Mae Clair #RRBC Author

Mae Clair has a cover reveal for her third book of the Point Pleasant Series!!

From the Pen of Mae Clair

Happy Monday, everyone! I’m kicking off the week by doing a cover reveal for A Desolate Hour, the third and final book in my Point Pleasant mystery/suspense series focused on the Mothman of urban legend.

Book cover for A Desolate Hour by Mae Clair shows a small town overlooking a river at night, full moon overhead, cover in wash of green red and black with white lettering

A DESOLATE HOUR
Book 3 in the Point Pleasant Series
Genre:
 Suspense/Mystery
Length: 79,000 Words
Publisher: Kensington Publishing/Lyrical Underground Imprint
Publication Date: July 18, 2017

BLURB:

Sins of the past could destroy all of their futures . . .

For generations, Quentin Marsh’s family has seen its share of tragedy, though he remains skeptical that their misfortunes are tied to a centuries-old curse. But to placate his pregnant sister, Quentin makes the pilgrimage to Point Pleasant, West Virginia, hoping to learn more about the brutal murder of a Shawnee chief in the 1700s. Did one of the Marsh ancestors have a hand in killing Chief Cornstalk—the man who cursed the town with his dying breath?

While…

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