Archive for the 'Take Five' Category

Take Five: David Corbett and The Mercy of the Night

WU contributor David Corbett just released his latest novel The Mercy of the Night. We’re so pleased he’s with us today to tell us more about it! Q: What’s the premise of your new book? There is no freedom without trust. And the truth does not lie with God or in Platonic ideals or in a library. […]

Take Five with Catherine McKenzie: Hidden

Hidden, a bestselling novel penned by our own Catherine McKenzie, releases in paperback in just two days, on April 7th. We’re so glad she’s with us today to tell us a bit about the book. Q: What’s the premise of Hidden? A: When a married man dies suddenly, two women are devastated at the news […]

Take 5: Heather Webb and RODIN’S LOVER

We’re thrilled to have our own Heather Webb here today. A self-described writer, editor, blogger, foodie, and culture nut, she’s also the author of RODIN’S LOVER (Plume) out on January 27, 2015, as well as BECOMING JOSEPHINE. Take 5: Heather Webb and RODIN’S LOVER Q: What’s the premise of your new book? In RODIN’S LOVER, […]

Take Five with David Corbett on The Craft of Character

WU contributor David Corbett, author of four novels (The Devil’s Redhead, Done for a Dime, Blood of Paradise, and Do They Know I’m Running), and a must-have craft book for writers called The Art of Character, is teaching an online class about The Craft of Character this month. David is no stranger to teaching, having taught for the […]

Take Five: Juliet Marillier on her latest novel, Dreamer’s Pool + GIVEAWAY

We’re so glad to have Juliet Marillier with us today to tell us a bit about her latest novel, Dreamer’s Pool — the first book in a new series for adult readers. Juliet is also happy to be able to offer three codes for audiobook downloads of Dreamer’s Pool from audible.com. (This is an international offer; no restrictions.) […]

Take Five: John Vorhaus on his latest novel, Poole’s Paradise

We’re thrilled to have John Vorhaus with us today to tell us a bit about his latest novel, Poole’s Paradise! Q: Please describe your book in 104 words or less. JV: POOLE’S PARADISE tells the story of earnest young Alexander Poole and his imperfect search for purpose. As a college sophomore in a small New […]

Take Five: The Caller by Juliet Marillier

Congratulations to WU contributor Juliet Marillier on the upcoming U.S. release (Sept. 9th) of her latest novel, The Caller! We’re happy she’s with us today to answer a few questions in a WU Take Five interview. We’re also pleased to tell you that Juliet will be giving away a hard-back copy of The Caller to […]

Take 5: Barbara O’Neal and THE ALL YOU CAN DREAM BUFFET

Our own Barbara O’Neal is with us today; she’s the author of over forty novels, and has won 7 RITA awards from Romance Writers of America and was admitted to the Hall of Fame in 2012. Her latest, THE ALL YOU CAN DREAM BUFFET (Bantam) was released on March 4, 2014. Her new novel of food, friendship, and the […]

Take Five: Erika Robuck on Fallen Beauty

Erika Robuck, long-time contributor to Writer Unboxed, recently released her fourth novel Fallen Beauty. Erika also writes about and reviews historical fiction at her blog, Muse. We’re very pleased to have her here today to tell us more about her newest novel!   Q: What’s the premise of your new book? ER: In Fallen Beauty […]

A Moment of Explosive Change

Years ago, I participated in a sub-one-act play writing competition, where the name of the game was to generate real drama, story and characters within a run-time of no more than ten minutes. I’ll spare you the suspense – I didn’t win, although if you ask me The Unbearable Lightness of Being Mr. Wacky was […]