Author Interview: Ross M. Kitson

Ross M. KitsonName: Ross Kitson

Do you write with a pen name? If so, what is it?

Just my own, but with an ‘M’ in the middle to make me sound more impressive.

In which country were you born, and which one do you live in now?

Born and live in the UK, between Leeds and Manchester.

Which genres do you write in?

I write novels and shorts in epic fantasy mainly. I do have a YA sci-fi out with agents at the moment (well in a slush pile somewhere) and a collection of literary fiction short stories in preparation.

How many books have you had published? (feel free to name a few of the most recent)

Just one at the moment, although the sequel is out in summer. I’m also having stories published in two anthologies later this year – one fantasy and one Steampunk.

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Author Interview: Paul Kater

Paul KaterName: Paul Kater

Do you write with a pen name? If so, what is it?

No, I write under my own name.

In which country were you born, and which one do you live in now?

I was born and still live in the Netherlands. (That’s Europe)

Which genres do you write in?

My main genre is Fantasy, sometimes with a touch of Science Fiction, and I dabble a bit in Steampunk. I have found that Steampunk is harder for me to write, even though I love the idea behind it.

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Author Interview: Darlene Foster

Darlene FosterName: Darlene Foster

Do you write with a pen name? If so, what is it?  No

In which country were you born, and which one do you live in now?

I was born in Canada and I live on the west coast of Canada

Which genres do you write in?

I mainly write children’s books, but I also write contemporary short stories and stories about my childhood growing up on a prairie farm.

How many books have you had published? (feel free to name a few of the most recent)

I have had two children’s travel adventure books published and one about to be published very soon.  The first one takes place in the United Arab Emirates and the second in Spain.

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Author Interview: Diane Lynn Tibert McGyver

Diane Lynn Tibert McGyverName: Diane Lynn Tibert

Do you write with a pen name? If so, what is it?

Yes, Diane Lynn McGyver

In which country were you born, and which one do you live now?

Born: Canada; Live: Canada

Which genres do you write in?

I write mostly fantasy, but I do have an historical fiction and a contemporary project in the works.

How many books have you had published? (feel free to name them all)

One full-length novel: Shadows in the Stone, and three short stories: Mutated Blood Lines, Dancing in the Shine, The Man Who Reads Obituaries

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Introducing Author Interviews

Author InterviewI’m starting a new feature on my blog. Each Friday, I’ll post an author interview. I plan to run this special posting until August 31, 2012. If I like it, I’ll keep it; if I find it takes up too much time, or is not working the way I hoped it would work, I’ll discontinue it.

Writers can participate in this author interview if…

a) they have published at least one book regardless of how it was published (traditional or independently)

b) they are published in fantasy, mystery, science fiction, romance, horror, contemporary, etc.

NOTE: I am not interested in interviewing authors who publish erotica. At the moment, I’d like to focus on fiction only.

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