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Q&A with  Nancy Cleary, Founder, Designer, Chief Hand-Holder and Cheerleader  at Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing

Q&A with Nancy Cleary, Founder, Designer, Chief Hand-Holder and Cheerleader at Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing

Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing is an award-winning independent press nestled on the Oregon coast in a tiny town called Deadwood. Nancy Cleary has spent over twenty-five years as a professional graphic designer and author branding expert. Wyatt-MacKenzie has published hundreds of products over the last 18 years with a special focus on mom writers. They traditionally publish […]

July 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Q&A with Karma Brown

Q&A with Karma Brown

As if being a National Magazine Award winning freelance journalist, foodie columnist (check out these recipes. Yum! Blueberry clafoutis anyone? Sesame-ginger noodle salad?), all-around cool runner/sister/wife/mother, and cancer survivor weren’t enough, Karma Brown became an international bestselling author with her debut novel. COME AWAY WITH ME is a heartbreaking and emotional story of one woman’s […]

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The Real Thing: A Conversation with Tina Ann Forkner

The Real Thing: A Conversation with Tina Ann Forkner

In The Real Thing by Tina Ann Forkner, we meet Manda as she learns to be a cowgirl through the ups and downs of her new marriage to a rodeo star, Keith and the specter of his missing ex-wife, Violet.  While the ride isn’t always smooth, readers can enjoy how Manda learns to take the […]

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Q&A with Allison Winn Scotch

Q&A with Allison Winn Scotch

Allison Winn Scotch is the bestselling author of six women’s fiction novels including: Time of My Life (2008), The Department of Lost and Found (2009), The One That I Want (2010, The Song Remains the Same (2012), The Theory of Opposites (2013) which was optioned for the screen by Jennifer Garner’s Vandalia Films (Hurry, Jen!!!) […]

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Q&A with Emily Giffin

Q&A with Emily Giffin

Emily Giffin needs no introduction for us. We are clamoring for and squealing over her newest title FIRST COMES LOVE.  She published seven books before that, all of them New York Times bestsellers. Who bought these books? We did. We know Emily Giffin. We love Emily Giffin. So I’ll make this quick. (Even told quickly, […]

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Q&A with Lisa Jewell

Q&A with Lisa Jewell

We, here at WomenWritersWomen[s]Books, are in love with Lisa Jewell. How can you not fall for a woman whose story of success starts with getting laid off from her secretarial job, followed by drinking and eating her sorrows away with friends, includes an actual wager, and ends like a fairytale? [Insert from Lisa – “So […]

June 6, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Q&A with Taylor Jenkins Reid, Part Two

Q&A with Taylor Jenkins Reid, Part Two

From the author of MAYBE IN ANOTHER LIFE—named a People Magazine pick and a “Best Book of the Summer” by Glamour and USA TODAY—comes a breathtaking new love story about a woman unexpectedly forced to choose between the husband she has long thought dead and the fiancé who has finally brought her back to life—ONE TRUE LOVES by our own Taylor […]

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Stuck in the Middle: A Conversation with Ann Garvin

Stuck in the Middle: A Conversation with Ann Garvin

I Like you Just Fine When you Aren’t Around by Ann Garvin captures that in-between place so many people find themselves in today where carrying for aging parents collides with creating your own family and tending to your career.  Her unflinching look at the challenges with a liberal dose of humor and a touch of […]

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Zillah Bethell on Writing

Zillah Bethell on Writing

  Zillah Bethell’s novel Girl In Profile was inspired in part by artist Gwen John and her relationship with Rodin. Why did you choose to write about Gwen John and her experiences in Paris? I was researching Caravaggio for a short story and a book on Gwen John kept falling out of the library shelf, […]

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Q&A with Marly Youmans

Q&A with Marly Youmans

Marly Youmans is an award-winning writer, poet and the author of 13 books. Recent poetry books include a long narrative, THALIAD (“mesmerizing…a work of genius”–Lee Smith), and two collections, THE FOLIATE HEAD and THE THRONE OF PSYCHE. Her recent novels are GLIMMERGLASS (“resonant, beautiful”–Margo Lanagan) and A DEATH AT THE WHITE CAMELLIA ORPHANAGE (“controlled lyrical […]

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