John Wisniewski interviews A J Devlin

Q: When did you begin writing, A.J.? A: Oh geez, I mean, I guess I began writing very young. In elementary school my best friend and I were in Grade 3 or 4 and in an enrichment program. It was lots of fun and we did a lot of creative projects. I remember we had…

John Wisniewski interviews Paul Heatley

When did you begin writing, Paul? I’ve been writing stories since I was very young – any scrap of paper I could find I’d scribble a story on, usually about existing characters In was aware of, like the X-Men or whatever other cartoon I’d been watching. In high school I wrote a lot of horror,…

John Wisniewski interviews Daniel Vlasty

When did you begin writing, Daniel? I remember writing a few really terrible stories when I was younger, probably in high school, and some embarrassing poetry too. But I didn’t start to really write until I was a sophomore in college. I took a creative writing class to fill some credit hours I needed and…

John Wisniewski interviews Mark Slade

When did you begin writing, Mark? I was about 10 years old. It was after seeing the Twilight Zone for the first time. Any favorite authors? Ray Bradbury stands out as my fav. I’m also a huge Ross Macdonald, Ed Mcbain, Rod Serling, Robert E. Howard. Could you tell us about writing “Mr. Zero“, Mark?…

John Wisniewski interviews Joe Clifford

When did you begin writing, Joe? I’ve been writing since I couldn’t make any art really. The mediums change but the emotion and expression behind it stay the same. I’ve dabbled in painting. Play in a rock band. I write. They’re all artistic forms. Some more satisfying than others. I mean given my choice I…

John Wisniewski Interviews Henry Roi

John Wisniewski: Could you tell us about writing your latest book “With Her Fists”? What inspired you to write?  Henry Roi: It began as a character driven story. I wanted a protagonist with the same abilities I possess, though enhanced, far more talented but not so over the top that they aren’t believable. What’s more…

John Wisniweski interviews Dana King

JW: When did you begin writing, Dana? Did you write short stories?  DK: I did start with short stories, in 1993. I was in the process of getting divorce and what I had been calling my musical career was coming to a close. There was talk of a recent trumpet audition having been fixed, which…

John Wisnieski interviews Jason Beech

When did you begin writing, Jason? Did you begin by writing short stories?  I started writing in the late 1990s, but only to see if I could. I didn’t write anything that a publisher would touch but the two books did teach me to finish something and to recognise what did and didn’t work. I’d…

John Wisniewski interviews Albert Tucher

When did you begin writing, Albert? Did you write short stories? In the mid-1980s I became fascinated with medieval Roman history, especially the tenth century and the story of Marozia. She ruled the city of Rome for several years until her own son overthrew her in 932. (In fairness, she was conspiring to kill him.)…

John Wisniewski interviews Beau Johnson

JW: When did you begin writing, Beau? Did you write short stories? Hi John, thanks for having me. I have written seriously the last ten years or so, once my youngest was out of diapers. It was then I found the time to get back to what I started before “life” (as I’ve been known…