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  • September 10, 2013
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A Day in the Life of Fantasy Romance Author Elaine Cantrell

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Elaine Cantrell, author of the fantasy romance, The Enchanted. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Fantasy Romance Author Elaine Cantrell by Elaine Cantrell Even though I consider myself a career author, my day to day life includes lots of things that aren’t writing related at all. I homeschool my three young boys, one of whom has special needs. Our days are filled with field trips, music lessons, science experiments, and therapy appointments. I also have
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  • June 19, 2013
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A Day in the Life of Inspirational Fiction Author Alana Terry

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Alana Terry, author of the novel, The Beloved Daughter. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Alana Terry by Alana Terry Even though I consider myself a career author, my day to day life includes lots of things that aren’t writing related at all. I homeschool my three young boys, one of whom has special needs. Our days are filled with field trips, music lessons, science experiments, and therapy appointments. I also have a home business
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  • January 3, 2012
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A Day in the Life with Fiction Author Greg Messel

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Greg Messel, author of the novel, The Illusion of Certainty (Yorkshire Publishing). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Greg Messel by Greg Messel I live in Seattle, which is a beautiful, wonderful place to live. I live two blocks from the beach of the Puget Sound and I love to be outside enjoying it all. However, it is now November and most days it’s rainy, blustery and cool. This is why cups of coffee are
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  • December 4, 2011
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A Day in the Life with Middle Grade Children’s Book Author Glen Strathy

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Glen C. Strathy, author of the middle grade novel, Dancing on the Inside (iUniverse). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Glen C. Strathy by Glen C. Strathy I wish I could say what a typical day was like, but for me that’s something which keeps changing over time. I’ve been a freelance writer for the past decade, during which period I co-authored two non-fiction books for adults and wrote promotional materials for financial newsletters. To
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  • November 8, 2010
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A Day in the Life with Thriller Author Vincent Zandri

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Vincent Zandri, author of the thriller novel,The Remains (Stone House Ink). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Vincent Zandri by Vincent Zandri Being from New York, the night before the day in the life might go something like this: an evening dining at Sparks Steak House with a top literary agent. Say Suzanne Gluck. We might be joined by Woody Allen or Michael Connelly. Maybe even Tony Bourdaine. We’ll party into the wee hours after
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  • October 6, 2010
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A Day in the Life of Historical Fiction Author Laura Vosika

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Laura Vosika, author of the historical fiction novel, Blue Bells of Scotland. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Laura Vosika By Laura Vosika The question I’m asked most often is how I have time to write novels with 9 children and a job. My answer is that I use the pieces of time scattered throughout the day to do what I love. It takes me longer to read a book now, I’ve given up going
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A Day in the Life of Medical Mystery Thriller Author Christopher Stookey

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Christopher Stookey, author of the medical mystery thriller, Terminal Care. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Christopher Stookey by Christopher Stookey My typical writing day starts at 8:00 AM.  I’ve taken our three dogs for a walk, brewed a pot of coffee, and eaten my bowl of oatmeal topped with blueberries. Then, taking a mug of steaming coffee downstairs to my office, I settle in at my laptop.  The dogs take their customary places under
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  • September 24, 2010
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A Day in the Life of Economic History Author Patrick Brown

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Patrick Brown, author of the economic history book, Industrial Pioneers: Scranton, Pennsylvania and the Transformation of America, 1840-1902. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Patrick Brown by Patrick Brown While I wrote the thesis that would eventually become Industrial Pioneers as a college student at Georgetown University, I am currently a social studies teacher at Greenville-Weston High School in Greenville, Mississippi through the Teach for America program. I live in the Mississippi Delta (think catfish,
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  • September 22, 2010
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A Day in the Life of Women’s Mainstream Fiction Author Kathryn Shay

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of authors, industry professionals, editors, agents and publishers. Today’s guest is Kathryn Shay, author of the women’s mainstream fiction novel, The Perfect Family. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Author Kathryn Shay by Kathryn Shay Thankfully, my days vary a great deal but I’ll try to give you a flavor of them. I usually awaken between seven and eight in the morning—no alarm clocks for me—grab some coffee and watch a little bit of Morning Joe. Then I go to
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A Day in the Life of Suspense Thriller Author Joshua Graham

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Joshua Graham, author of the suspense thriller, Beyond Justice. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Joshua Graham by Joshua Graham After the kids have gone to school, the writing day begins with reading and listening.  I being with reading from the Bible (the book of Proverbs, one for each day of the month) and then a portion of the Old New Testaments. Next, I spend time meditating on what I’ve read.  It’s here that I
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  • August 27, 2010
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A Day in the Life of Romantic Suspense Novelist Kerri Nelson

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of authors, industry professionals, editors, agents and publishers. Today’s guest is Kerri Nelson, author of the romantic suspense novel, Cross Check My Heart. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Kerri Nelson by Kerri Nelson I write my books in daycare.  That’s right.  I write heart racing suspense, sweat inducing love scenes, and life changing romance while tending to the daily chaos of three young children.  So, the best way to share a day in the life with me is to
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  • August 22, 2010
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A Day in the Life of Chick Lit Author Maya Jax

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of authors, industry professionals, editors, agents and publishers. Today’s guest is Maya Jax, author of the chick lit novel, Escapades of Romantically Challenged Me. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Maya Jax by Maya Jax During the week, I wake up at 6am, eat three bowls of Cheerios, shower to my morning Broadway musical mix and squeeze two or three of hours of writing in before and after my ‘day job’, then on some weekends, I head to LA to
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A Day in the Life of Dr. Harry Saranchak

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Dr. Harry Saranchak, author of the mystery novel, Betrayals of Hippocrates: Crimes Against Innocence. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of Dr. Harry Saranchak by Dr. Harry Saranchak Is it really okay to have pizza and wine for breakfast my wife asked? Since we have been collaborating on so many projects lately, I may need to acquire some of her habits. Okay, she really does not drink wine for breakfast, but she does eat the pizza.
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  • August 12, 2010
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A Day in the Life of YA Fiction Author Kim Baccellia

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is Kim Baccellia, author of the paranormal YA fiction novel, Crossed Out (Lachesis Publishing). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of…Kim Baccelli by Kim Baccellia When I wrote Earrings of Ixtumea, I was a full time public school teacher.  I wrote whenever I had the time.  The Burger King next to my elementary school was one of my favorite spots to write.  Then I had my son and still I found time to write. I also was
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  • July 29, 2010
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Literarily Speaking presents A Day in the Life of Historical Fiction Author G.F. Skipworth

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life! Today’s guest is G.F. Skipworth, author of the historical fiction novel, The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society (Rosslare Press) ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Ever since the day I met the Zingarella women from The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society, daily life has changed. Morning used to be a cup of tea , a search for articles on Oregon Duck football and a check-in with the Tumbleweeds comic strips from yesteryear… but no more. This morning, for example, Edielou Zingarella and I hurled
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A Day in the Life of Bestselling Author Claire Cook

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day-to-day life. Today’s guest is Claire Cook, author of the women’s fiction novel, Seven Year Switch (Voice Hyperion). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of…Claire Cook by Claire Cook I wrote my first novel at 5 AM in my minivan outside my daughter’s swim practice, and while I’m thrilled to have moved inside to a home office, I’ve kept the early morning writing habit. I wake up and spread some whole wheat toast with almond butter while the coffee is brewing,
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  • July 13, 2010
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A Day in the Life of Historical Fiction Author G.F. Skipworth

A Day in the Life is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we get a glimpse into our favorite author’s day.  Today’s guest is G.F. Skipworth, author of the historical fiction novel, The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society (Rosslare Press). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Day in the Life of…G.F. Skipworth Ever since the day I met the Zingarella women from The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society, daily life has changed. Morning used to be a cup of tea , a search for articles on Oregon Duck football and a check-in with the Tumbleweeds comic strips from yesteryear… but no more. This morning, for
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