From The Mind Of… Part 2.

Some of you may remember one of the very first From The Mind Of… interviews I did. It featured a beautiful young writer who had just finished up her first novel, a psychological thriller. At the time this young woman was all geared up and ready Danielleto self-publish her story, and when the time came for it to be released, it exploded. People on Amazon and Goodreads lauded it, with it garnering consistent five star reviews. Suffice it to say, Danielle Esplin and her debut novel Give It Back was a hit. Continue reading “From The Mind Of… Part 2.”

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Quintin Peterson, just who is he? I’d be hard-pressed to believe that you haven’t heard of the award winning Guarding Shakespeare Cover BIGGERnoir author. But for those of you in the dark, allow me to introduce him to you. Quintin is a retired officer of the law, hailing from Washington, DC. He spent more than 28 years working for the public, and his stories tell the tales of crime through the eyes of an experienced author. He’s the writer of two novels, a poetry book, and a novella. Beyond that, he’s a contributor to several anthologies – the list of accomplishments Quintin has achieved is extraordinary, and his resume of awards stems back to his days as a teenager, be honored with such awards as University of Wisconsin’s Science Fiction Writing Award, the National Council of Teachers of English Writing Award, and the Wisconsin Junior Academy’s Writing Achievement Award. That’s just a handful of what he has done. Suffice it to say, Quintin Peterson is a very talented, intelligent, and hardworking man. Continue reading “From the Mind Of…”

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Julia Benally is more than an author with an eccentric past; she’s an author with a great future. I was lucky Juliaenough to sit down and have a chat with Julia, and I learned more about her, her ancestry, and her life than I could have ever hoped. She’s full of wisdom, and that’s no surprise given her background in teaching, but more importantly she’s down-to-Earth. Julia’s interview really touched me – she’s overcome quite a bit adversity, and has subsequently used that in her writings, which has paid off with several publications over the last year or so. But, without more jabber on my part, have a read, and take heed to what Julia Benally has to say. Continue reading “From the Mind Of…”

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Danielle Esplin is a charismatic, intelligent, and ridiculously talented person who is as beautiful on the Danielle Esplinoutside as she is on the inside. I was lucky enough to get to know her a over the last couple days, and although our meetings were strictly through email, I could just sense something about her. It’s difficult to explain, but while reading over her blog, and Instagram, and all that fun stuff, I got a real sense of drive and determination from her. She has a way with words, and it shows in the interview below. She’s incredibly smart, and it’s that intelligence that will drive her to success. Although she’s a woman of incredible talent, she has chose writing as an opportunity to share her talents with the world. Danielle’s first novel, Give it Back, is still in the final steps before publishing, but when it hits the shelves, look for her name to pop up more and more. Please, take a moment to read about her travels, thoughts, and ambitions. Continue reading “From the Mind Of…”

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Shawn French, the evilly kind-hearted creator of Escape from Jesus Island was kind enough to discuss with me the future of his wildly popular comic series. The series itself is mired in controversy, is full of gore, it’s EFJI crewvile, it’s disgusting – and we love it. Escape from Jesus Island is an incredibly crafted piece of art, which tells a fascinating story along with incredible art. Of course, a project of this magnitude takes a lot of work and collaboration, and Shawn had acquired some very, very talented individuals. In the interview below Shawn will talk about his work with Mortimer Glum and Peeter Parkker, as well as Eriv Pavone for work on a video game. Furthermore, he’ll talk about being discouraged, keeping at it, working hard, and finally getting to harvest those creative seeds. Shawn French is an intelligent and personable fellow, and his creativity oozes from every one of his pores. So please, take in the wisdom of one of the most twisted creative minds out there. Continue reading “From the Mind Of…”