Ramona, host of "Ramona Interviews" on WCCA-TV, conducts a lively, fun and thought-provoking interview as I found when taping this segment about my new novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades recently. Here are a few comments made by Ramona in the course of the interview (paraphrased): It was easy to read. I didn't feel depressed when … Continue reading "Ramona Interviews" S.M. Stevens
Book review bloggers are doing for authors what YouTube has done for musicians: Making it possible for aspiring unknowns to make it big and become well-known, often well-loved artists. Gone are the days when record house and publishing house executives wielded all the power. Today, the people have much of that power, as the Internet … Continue reading The Global Community of Book Bloggers
Citywide Blackout, a blog/podcast covering artists of all kinds, interviewed authors at the Rhode Island Author Expo two weeks ago for their podcast. This was one of my favorite interviews to date as Max asked a lot of great questions. We got pretty deep into #MeToo issues and I appreciated the sincerity and honesty in … Continue reading Author Interview on Citywide Blackout
Authors know that no book appeals to everyone, and that not every reader will enjoy our books. So it's extremely gratifying when a reader "gets it" -- not only enjoying and appreciating the story, but understanding 100% what you were trying to say and why you said it and wrote it the way you did. … Continue reading HAHG Review: "A timely book for the #MeToo age"
Join me and 20 other authors at the first annual Worcester Holiday Author Festival at Root and Press bookstore on December 14th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM. Browse books in all genres including kids books to romance to non-fiction and fantasy. I'll have my Middle Grade Shannon's Odyssey, Young Adult Bit Players series, and Adult … Continue reading Coming Dec. 14th: Worcester Holiday Author Festival