can write a book - but it takes something special
to create a best-seller
Lee Masterson's step-by-step guide can show you
Interview with D. Harlan Wilson
Michael Gibbs interviews D. Harlan Wilson about his latest Bizarro
Interview with Patricia Briggs
Tina Morgan talks to Patricia Briggs,
NYTimes bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson werewolf series and
many other fantasy novels.
Interview with Lee Masterson (from BlogCritics.org and
Dark Phantom October 2008)
Calvani interviews Lee Masterson about Horror Factor
Marta Stephens (from Volume 8 Issue 9 - 28th September
Terry Ervin interviews crime suspense/mystery author
Marta Stephens about the publication of her first novel
and the impending release of her second.
Interview with Lee
Masterson (from "How To Tell a Great Story"
ezine - January 2007)
Yet another interview with Lee
Sandra Kring (From Volume 6, Issue 7 - 28th August 2006)
Sandra Kring talks with Fiction Factor about the success
of her debut novel and discusses what kept her motivated!
Interview with Lee
Masterson (from "WrittenWell.com" by Lyne
Royce - September 2004)
Interview with Sarah Ash (From Volume 4, Issue 16 - 4th
Author of the Tears of
Artamon series talks to Fiction Factor about her new
book and how music and Russian folklore inspire her to
Interview with Lynn
Emery (From Issue 75 - 26th November 2003)
Lynn Emery, the author of twelve books and
counting, talks to Fiction Factor about her career. Join
us for this informative interview from a very intelligent
and hard working author.
Jennifer DeChiara (From Issue 74 - 12th November
Fiction Factor talks to Jennifer DeChiara. A bright
and talented literary agent, Ms. DeChiara talks about how
to write that perfect query letter as well sharing her
enthusiasm and love for the industry.
Interview with Paul
Stevens (From Issue 73 - 29th October 2003)
Fiction Factor talks to Paul Stevens, an Assistant
Editor with Tor Books about his experience in the
publishing industry. A detailed insider look on how a
book goes from manuscript to hard back copy.
Interview with Jeff
Kleinman (From Issue 69 - 3rd September 2003)
Fiction Factor talks to Jeff Kleinman, an attorney
and literary agent with Graybill and English L.L.C.,
about his work and his passion for the industry.
Interview with Lee
Masterson (from "My Writing Friend" ezine -
Linda Barnett-Johnson interviews Lee Masterson about
writing and working on Fiction Factor.
Interview with the
authors of Twilight Crossings (From Issue 55 -
19th February 2003)
Jeanne Allen, Jeanine Berry, Shannah Biondine, and
Sheri L. McGathy talk about how their romantic fantasy
anthology came about and how they learned to work
together. They give insight into the things that inspire
them and how their careers have been affected by this
Orson Scott Card (from Issue 44 - Sept. 18)
The author/editor of more than 60 books, Orson
Scott Card is an award winner with a sense of humor and
in-depth knowledge of the publishing industry. Join us as
he discusses his creative work.
Danielle Ackley McPhail (from Issue 42 - August 21)
Danielle is the author of Yesterday's Dreams. An
enchanting novel of hope and perseverance. Come read
about Danielle's experiences with a small publishing
house and why she would choose to work with a small
Interview with Lisa
Lee & Tee Morris (from Issue 41 - August 7)
Lisa and Tee talk about the problems of
co-authoring a novel while living half a world apart. -
interview by Tina Morgan
Cindy Vallar (from Issue 33 - April 17 2002)
Join us as Cindy talks with Lee about the pros and
cons surrounding the e-publishing industry - interview by
Interview with Don
Perrin and Margaret Weis (from Issue 28 - 6th February
Co-authors Don and Margaret talk with Ciara about
working as part of a collaborative team and how to make
it work! - interview by Ciara Grey
Andrew Burt (from Issue 27 - 23rd January 2002)
Active member of almost all facets of the writing
community, teacher, doctor, CEO of a founding company and
Captain of Critters, Dr. Burt shares with us his thoughts
and ideals for the future of the epublishing industry -
interview by Lee Masterson
(from Issue 23 - 28th November 2001)
President of the AAR (Association of Author's
Representatives), Richard Curtis is a leading New York
agent. He has been a literary agent for over twenty-five
years and his agency currently represents over 100
authors in all fields - interview by Ciara Grey
Steve Sullivan (from Issue 19 - 3rd October 2001)
Join us as we talk with Steve Sullivan about
writing as a part of a collaborative effort - interview
by Ciara Grey
Interview with Alan
Dean Foster (from issue 18 - 19th September 2001)
This week, we present an interview with prolific
science fiction author, Alan Dean Foster. - interview by
Victoria Strauss (from Issue 17 - 5th September 2001)
We proudly present an interview with one of the
amazing people behind the SFWA's Writer Beware, and an
accomplished fantasy author in her own right! - interview
by Tina Morgan
Interview with Lois
McMaster Bujold (from Issue 16 - 22nd August 2001)
This issue, we are proud to present an interview
with prolific, multi-award winning science-fiction and
fantasy author Lois McMaster Bujold. Join us as Ms.
Bujold talks with Tina about her career and her writing.
Elizabeth Haydon (from Issue 14 - 24th July 2001)
us as Ciara talks with up and coming fantasy author about
how she got her 'break' - interview by Ciara Grey
Holly Lisle (from Issue 13 - 11th July 2001)
Prolific science fiction/fantasy author, Holly
Lisle, joins us this issue to talk about her work, the
writing life, and her love of both - interview by Lee
Interview with Greg
Bear (from Issue 10 - 30th May, 2001)
Multi-award winning science-fiction author, Greg
Bear, talks with Lee about the life of a full-time author
- interview by Lee Masterson.
Douglas Clegg (from Issue 9 - 16th May 2001)
This issue brings with it an interview with
horror/thriller writer Douglas Clegg. Join us as he
discusses e-publishing and how it has helped his writing
career to move forward - interview by Lee Masterson.
Stephen Lawhead (from Issue 8 - 2nd May 2001)
This issue New York Times best-selling author
Stephen Lawhead answers our questions on the publishing
industry - interview by Ciara Grey.
Dennis McKiernan (from Issue 7 - 18th April 2001)
Acclaimed fantasy and science fiction author,
Dennis McKiernan talks with Ciara about crafting his
well-realized fictional worlds, and offers some advice
for newer authors - interview by Ciara Grey.
Patricia Crossley (from Issue 4 - 7th March, 2001)
Patricia is the author of more than three books.
Join us as we discuss the e-publishing industry and
Patricia's life as a writer - interview by Lee Masterson.
Julie Duffy (from issue 3 - 21st February 2001)
Julie is the former Director of Author Services at
Xlibris Corp. We take an 'insider's' look at the Print On
Demand giant - interview by Tina Morgan.
Interview with Jim
Farris (from Issue 2 - 7th February 2001)
Jim is the author of 8 books. Join us as Jim talks
about the e-publishing industry, and the release of his
newest e-book MUSE - interview by Lee Masterson.