This interview originally appeared on Author CA Milson’s blog Here are three things about me that people may or not know: 1-My most successful book is one my fans have probably never read, or, if they did, they didn’t think I wrote it. The book sold 50,000 copies. I wrote it under a pen name, […]
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The Differences Between a Book and a Movie
This guest blog originally appeared on Fabulous and Brunette The difference between reading a novel and watching a movie is like the difference between empathy and sympathy: empathy is feeling another person’s misfortune, and sympathy is relating to another person’s misfortune. The first feeling is pro-active, and the latter reactive. An example is how people […]
On Becoming a Writer
This interview originally appeared on The Avid Reader What made you want to become a writer? I don’t know who or what inspired me to become a writer. I was a voracious reader as a little kid and read everything, but I mainly loved reading westerns. I was eight or nine when I wrote my […]
Behind the Scenes – Inspiration for The Wall
This interview originally appeared at Rogue’s Angels I don’t know who or what inspired me to write. I was a voracious reader as a little kid and loved westerns. I was eight or nine when I wrote my first novel, a western called David Patterson, El Temerario. I wrote it by hand, and an uncle […]
The Pros and Cons of Blog Book Tours
(article linked on P.M.Terrell and Book ‘Em NC websites) Our guest today is David Pereda, the award-winning author of six novels, dozens of articles and poems. His latest romantic suspense novel, However Long the Night, published by Eternal Press in February 2012, continues to receive rave reviews. Visit www.davidpereda.com for additional information on this up-and-coming author! With the […]
Are Minor Literary Awards Worth It?
Published June 2012 in Author’s Voice A publication of the South Florida Writers’ Association With the advent of digital technologies like the Kindle and the Nook, which have fueled an exponential growth in electronic publishing, there has also been a mushrooming in organizations handing out literary awards. We all know the impact a major award […]
Are You in AWE Yet?
Laurel magazine — May 1, 2008 — After its successful inaugural meeting in April, the Asheville Writing Enthusiasts (AWE) will resume monthly meetings on Saturday May 3, 2008, in the Board Room at Pack Place, 2 South Pack Square in downtown Asheville at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker this time will be David Pereda, director of […]