Writer/Cover Artist Kimberly Van Meter

- by Dara Girard

Tell us about yourself. I’ve always been a writer. I wrote my first book at 15 on my mother’s old portable typewriter and I went into journalism after realizing that I needed to parlay my writing talent into something that could provide an immediate paycheck. My first book was published in 2006 with Harlequin Superromance, […]

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Author, Author! bookstore founder Laura Hayden

- by Dara Girard

Tell us a little about yourself. I was an early reader and ran out of kids’ books around age 10.  That’s when I started reading adult-level books. I think I started writing around age twelve to fill a void between my reading level and the books available to me.  Now, we call it fanfic, but […]

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Graphic Artist/Photographer Marti Corn

- by Dara Girard

Tell us a little about yourself and your company Corn Creative. I’m originally from Northern Virginia, but because of my dad’s work with the CIA, we lived several years in London and Canberra where he worked as a liaison with the embassies there. I’m certain those experiences instilled my passion for travel and exploring other […]

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Writer/Co-Owner of Bywater Books Marianne K Martin

- by Dara Girard

Bywater Books publishes an array of high quality lesbian fiction from the humorous, award-winning title I Came Out For This by Lisa Gitlin to the works of  bestselling crime writer Val McDermid.  I was honored that the co-founder took time out of her hectic schedule to talk about her company, advice to writers and her […]

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