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AOTW- Greg X. Graves

Greg X. Graves
About the Author: It all began with a single, massive point, an unfathomable amount of energy contained in a lump the size and texture of a raisin [author's interpretation]. Then the Big Bang banged, spewing chunky pieces of universe all over the rapidly-expanding walls of the universe. Material began coalescing into the first generation of stars, and their death resulted in the birth of heavy elements. In the Sol system, Earth formed from the corpses of those stars.
On Earth, a few pieces of carbon had a cuddle puddle, and life began. Millions of years after that, sex was invented by two adventurous organisms that wanted the cuddle puddle to lead somewhere. Still more years after that, some pioneering organism said “Hey, oxygen in air? Bitchin!” and it climbed out of the sea and onto a piece of rock.
And that’s the story of why Greg has dry skin.
Greg X Graves is a young, angry man who is full of shit ideas. He’s a rebel, baby. You can’t tak…

AOTW- A.M. Harte

A.M. Harte
About the Author: I am an author with many aspirations, amongst which sampling chocolate from every country in the world and finally managing to catch up on my sleep. An avid reader, I’ve been writing fiction far longer than anybody’s been paying attention. I am fascinated by the untapped potential of digital content, particularly when it comes to indie publishing and the online fiction community. 
I am the Editor-in-Chief of 1889 Labs, commissioning projects and just generally ordering people around. I also have volunteered as an editor for Web Fiction Guide and run my own online publishing project, qazyfiction. And just to kill myself a little more, I try to do my bit in helping other authors by running a review blog, quillsandzebras. During the daytime I work at a legal publishers’. I live in London, a city not half as foggy as some seem to think.
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Interview with A.M. Harte
HP: A.M. Harte -- From your blog one can discern that you are a very busy and…

AOTW- Roxanne St. Claire

Roxanne St. Claire
About the Author: Roxanne St. Claire is a bestselling author of nearly thirty novels of romance and suspense.  A four-time nominee and one time winner of the prestigious RITA Award for outstanding romantic fiction, her books have also won the National Reader’s Choice Award for best romantic suspense for two consecutive years, as well as the Daphne du Maurier Award, the HOLT Medallion, the Maggie, Booksellers Best, Book Buyers Best, five Awards of Excellence, the Aspen Gold and many others

Prior to launching a full time career as a novelist in 2003, Roxanne spent most of her professional life as a marketing executive and public relations consultant.  She is a graduate of UCLA, an active member of several national writing organizations, and a lecturer on a wide range of writing-related topics.  She lives in Satellite Beach, Florida with her husband and their two teenagers, and if you know her, you call her Rocki.
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Interview wit…

AOTW- Jennifer Estep

Jennifer Estep

About the Author:
I write the Elemental Assassin adult urban fantasy series for Pocket. Books in the series are SPIDER'S BITE, WEB OF LIES, and VENOM.

Two more books will be released in 2011 -- TANGLED THREADS in May 2011 and SPIDER'S REVENGE in October 2011. Also, HAINTS AND HOBWEBS: AN ELEMENTAL ASSASSIN SHORT STORY will appear in THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF GHOST ROMANCE in October 2011.

I also write the Mythos Academy young adult urban fantasy series for Kensington. TOUCH OF FROST, the first book in the series, will be out in August 2011. KISS OF FROST, the second book, will hit shelves in December 2011. FIRST FROST, a prequel e-story to the series, will be out in July.

I'm also the author of the Bigtime paranormal romance series. Books in that series are KARMA GIRL, HOT MAMA, and JINX.

Excerpts, free short stories, and more for all my books can be found on my website at www.jenniferestep.com.

I love reading all genres, but my favorites are fa…

AOTW- Stephanie Tyler

Stephanie Tyler

About the author:
New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Tyler writes what she loves to read - romantic suspense with military heroes for Bantam Dell. She lives in New York with her husband and children and Gus the Weimaraner. She also writes paranormal erotic romance for Bantam Dell under the pen-name Sydney Croft. ~*~*~*~*~
Interview with Stephanie Tyler!!

HP: Can you tell us how you came up with the idea of your Hold trilogy? What inspired you to create these three men?

Stephanie Tyler: Jake, Nick and Chris had been with me for a long time – typically, my characters arrive and before I begin writing, I know all their backstory.  So I knew they were brothers by adoption, that they were SEALs.  I just didn’t know their heroines at first.  And I knew how important their stories would be to me and I wanted to wait until I could do their stories justice. 

HP: The Shadow Force series, loosely based off of your Hold trilogy, from the sound of it, it…