Category: Interview

Paul Heatley – Author Interview

North-east author Paul Heatley is most at home writing fiction that’s dark, bleak and a bit scary. So where did his love of crime stories come from? Your books have a strong undercurrent of violence and gangster-type activities. Did you start out to write crime thrillers, or did it happen by accident? By accident. When…

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Author Interview – Owen Mullen

Scots-born author Owen Mullen had a career as a rock musician before turning to writing. So what motivated him to try something new? Thinking back to when you started writing, what was it that inspired you to write crime fiction? The simple answer is: I wanted to see if I could do it. Crime fiction…

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Indie Author Interview – Brigitta Moon

Avid reader Brigitta Moon turned to writing to explore her story ideas, but where did her Marston Series begin? What inspired you to write the Marston Thriller series? This is a great question. In the beginning of GUILTY, book one of the series, as an introduction I actually tell the reader how the story came…

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Indie Author Interview – Gordon Bickerstaff

Glasgow-born thriller writer Gordon Bickerstaff has turned his hand to a plethora of interests, from biochemistry and garden maintenance to DIY and spying. Well, perhaps that last one is based more in his imagination than real life, but maybe not – read on to find out more… What prompted you to start writing? I’ve read…

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Indie Author Interview – Ken Stark

Canadian-born author Ken Stark grew up on a diet on comic books and disaster movies so it’s no surprise that he ended up writing horror novels. Dig in for a scary ride… You are known mainly for writing horror, so what scares you? Not much, actually. I can imagine myself getting scared in certain situations,…

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Indie Author Interview – Maggie James

Maggie James is a British author who lives in the north east of England. She writes psychological suspense novels and excels at delving into the dark nature and psychological traits of her characters. When you started writing, what (if any) mistakes did you make that might have hindered your writing career? Ah, hindsight, such a…

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Indie Author Interview – Joy Mutter

From paranormal and psychological crime thrillers, to autobiographies and non-fiction, she’s done it all. So who is the real Joy Mutter? For the Hostile series you created a rather unusual entity as its villain – where did this idea come from? I’m always on the lookout for new ideas. My overactive imagination kicked into overdrive…

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Indie Author Interview – Keith Dixon

Yorkshire-born Keith Dixon has been writing since he was thirteen years old. A two-time winner of the Chanticleer Reviews CLUE First in Category award for Private Eye/Noir novel, he has penned nine books in the Sam Dyke Investigations series and three in the Paul Storey series, as well as tackling literary fiction. Thinking back to…

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Author Interview – Jacky Dahlhaus

Australian-born writer Jacky Dahlhaus is the author of the ‘Suckers’ series, starting with her first book, ‘Living Like a Vampire’. When did you first become interested in writing and publishing your own work? I only began writing one-and-a-half years ago and never thought about publishing until I finished my first novel. It was completely new…

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