Every now and then at 5a.m. (probably posted by my clone) I will be bringing you a newsflash, update on what I’m doing, invited guest piece, or whatever takes my fancy, and today brings you an interview website with a difference…
http://nighthawktalk.blogspot.ca interviews characters… and no, I don’t mean wacky or nerdy authors but their wacky or nerdy (or not) characters!
Canadian author of mystery-romance western / fantasy, interviewee and spotlightee Alison Bruce wrote a guest post for me recently on ‘crossing genres’ and in reply to one of the comments she received she mentioned Night Hawk Talk and said “Nighthawk is always looking for a few good characters to interview so if you know an author with a character who’d like a new venue…”. I do. 🙂
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Unfortunately, as I post an interview a day (amongst other things) I can’t review books but I have a feature called ‘Short Story Saturdays’ where I review stories of up to 2,500 words. Alternatively if you have a short story or self-contained novel extract / short chapter (ideally up to 1000 words) that you’d like critiqued and don’t mind me reading it / talking about and critiquing it (I send you the transcription afterwards so you can use the comments or ignore them) 🙂 on my ‘Bailey’s Writing Tips’ podcast, then do email me. They are weekly episodes, usually released Monday mornings UK time, interweaving the recordings between the red pen sessions with the hints & tips episodes. I am now also looking for flash fiction (<1000 words) for Flash Fiction Fridays and poetry for Post-weekend Poetry.