Interview with Amy Robinson, Editor at Apparition Literary Magazine

This month in the Inspiration and Perspiration series, I caught up with Amy Robinson, editor of Apparition Literary Magazine. Amy is an incredible renaissance woman with a quirky and giving soul. She also speaks 20% in science fiction and B-horror movie references. So it's no wonder she's a kickass editor for a spec fic magazine! Read …

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Interview with Sarah Buchanan, Author of “That Book I Wrote about Me”

After three ex-husbands, two successful novels, and one disastrous book she’d rather forget ever having written, Fiona Fields has hit a wall. Days once filled with critics gushing over her latest masterpiece have given way to endless hours spent lying on her living room floor in Lakeview Valley, the tiny North Carolina mountain town of …

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Turning Interviews into Kids’ Books with Erica Swallow

This month in the Inspiration and Perspiration series, I tracked down Erica Swallow, co-creator of a non-fiction picture book stemming from Erica's real-life interview with kid entrepreneurs. I met Erica at the San Francisco Writer's Conference, where, in our first chat, she asked, "Is there anything I can do to help you with your project?" I was later …

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Travel Photography and Journalism with Megan Snedden

Next in the Inspiration and Perspiration series, I talk with Megan Snedden, travel photographer and journalist for publications like BBC, USA Today, and National Geographic Traveler. Every time I talk to Megan, I leave our conversations inspired to conquer the world. She's overcome tremendous obstacles to create a career out of what she loves and makes the …

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Art Modeling and Creating Art with Krystal Becker

Where does inspiration come from? Ask the ancient Greeks and they'd point you to the muses—goddesses with the role of inspiring artists, writers, and scientists. Today we meet Krystal Becker, a modern-day muse (or art model) and an artist herself. Meeting Krystal in person, you'd be unsurprised artists are drawn to her. Her retro features …

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Collecting and Connecting – Two Years of Interviews

I not only tell stories, I collect them. I interview people about their complicated career paths and publish the articles once a month. After two years, I’ve found there’s a key factor that separates the interviews I find interesting and the ones I get fully sucked into, head first. But before I talk about other people’s stories, …

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