MoAA Interview #25: Vanessa Barger

Today, MoAA is proud to present Vanessa Barger! **************** Alethea Kontis: What’s the best thing about writing? Vanessa Barger: The best thing about writing? Tough question. I think it’s being able to escape into my own head, and bring out those characters and share them with everyone else. The ability to create something that I enjoy and share it…

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MoAA Interview #24: Gra Linnaea

Today, MoAA is proud to present SF author Gra Linnaea! **************** Princess Alethea: What’s the best thing about writing? What’s the worst thing about writing? Finish this sentence: “Writing is like…” Gra Linnaea: This may seem like a cliché, but writing is like a drug. No, seriously. I can’t think of any other non-physical action that gives me such…

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MoAA Interviews #23: Ellen Oh

I met Ellen Oh through a local YA writers/readers/bloggers group on Facebook, though I’d been hearing her name in certain circles (doesn’t that sound ominous?) before then. When I dropped her a line, turns out she’d been hearing my name too…she’s a fan of Enchanted! So, obviously, we were meant to be best friends. *grin* Ellen is speaking at…

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MoAA Interview #22: Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

Happy Monday, all! Today, MoAA is proud to present author Sylvia Spruck Wrigley! You can read her most recent story “Alive, Alive Oh” now at Lightspeed Magazine. **************** Princess Alethea: What’s the best thing about writing? Sylvia Spruck Wrigley: Finishing. I’m easily distracted and find it hard to see projects through. I enjoy having written more than I enjoy…

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MoAA Interview #21: Michael Banks

Today, MoAA presents artist Michael Banks! I met Michael at last year’s HeroesCon–like Bianca, he was our table neighbor. (And of course, he and Bianca know each other from way back!) It’s funny…being behind tables at a comic con is a bit like being in the trenches (albeit very nice trenches). You form bonds with really great people you…

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MoAA Interview #20: Nicholas Beatty

Today, MoAA is proud to present Nicholas Beatty! Nicholas and I have one very important thing in common: THE GOOPS. Not too many people these days are familiar with the creeptastical work of the esteemed Gelett Burgess, but his books were my bread & butter growing up as a kid. I knew about Goops before I read Dr. Seuss…

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MoAA Interview #19: Tamatha Hollingsworth

Today, MoAA is very proud to present Tamatha Hollingsworth! I met Tammy at a Local Author Book Fair at the Cascades Library earlier this year. Technically, I met Cora first, while all us big people were setting up our booths. Imagine my surprise when I discovered she was THE Cora from Taye and Cora Save the Earth! My very…

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MoAA Interview # 18: Bianca Roman-Stumpff

Sometimes neighbors make the best of friends! MoAA today stars Bianca Roman-Stumpff, my new BFF from this year’s HeroesCon. Her art is amazing and playful and colorful and deep…and I bought out almost all her fairy tale collection. She’ll be doing something fun with the Woodcutter Sisters soon, so be sure to pay attention to this gal. She’s FABULOUS!!!…

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MoAA Interview #17: TL Costa

I met TL this year at the RWA booth at BEA and talked her through her very first book signing. It was a bonding experience for both of us! I am so very proud to present today’s MoAA interview with TL Costa! ************ Alethea Kontis: What’s the best thing about writing? TL Costa: Being able to experience the world…

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MoAA Interview #16: Jessica Arnold

Alethea Kontis: What’s the best thing about writing? Jessica Arnold: Writing is absolute power. If you end a story with “and then they all got hit by a bus,” that’s exactly what happens. Life may be complicated and restrictive, but when you write up a new world, you set your own rules. You can truly let your imagination run…

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