The Penmen Profile: Supernatural Adventure Author Laura Ryan Fedelia

by Pamme Boutselis A massage therapist and busy mom by day, Laura Ryan Fedelia has been writing for the past decade and only recently turned that writing into her first book. “The Box” delves into the life of Pan Blair, a stay-at-home mother of three, whose decision to take a…

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SNHU Spotlights International Bestselling Author Sy Montgomery

by Pamme Boutselis While researching more than 20 books for adults and children, award-winning author Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Zaire, bitten by a vampire bat in Costa Rica, worked in a pit of 18,000 slithering snakes in Manitoba, hunted a tiger in India, and…

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The Penmen Profile: SNHU Chats with Bestselling Romance Author Mandy Harbin

by Pamme Boutselis When it comes to romance writing, chances are that award-winning, bestselling author Mandy Harbin has explored one its sub-genres–from suspense and historical to humor and paranormal, if she hasn’t written about it yet, chances are that she one day will. SNHU recently caught up with Harbin to…

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Creating a Writer’s Life: SNHU Talks with Krysha Thayer

by Pamme Boutselis Krysha Thayer has been a freelance writer since 2007, writing about technology, pets, health and the art of writing itself. She is also an online student with Southern New Hampshire University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in creative writing with a focus in fiction, and is currently working…

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Writers on Writing

In this compilation video from Charlie Rose, Malcolm Gladwell discusses finding the story, Martin Amis talks about the war on clichés, Zadie Smith speaks of her her faith in fiction, Joan Didion about writing novels, Jonathan Franzen addresses the novelist’s charge and Fran Lebowicz addresses her fear of writing.

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Toni Morrison: A Google Author Interview

Torrene Boone interviews bestselling author Toni Morrison, discussing the inspiration and history behind her latest book “Home,” a New York Times Notable Book, a Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction, and a Best Book of the Year: NPR. Morrison offers an in-depth look into her creative process in this compelling video.  

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SNHU Talks Illustration, Inspiration and Writing with Denise Ortakales

by Alycia King You have illustrated many books. How did writing your own children’s book come about? It was literally a homework assignment for a Writing for Children course. The assignment was to take a legend or folktale and make it your own. Being from N.H., I naturally chose a…

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