Author Interview: Destiny Soria

Hello, readers! Welcome back to CandidCeillie, where we are interviewing Destiny Soria, author of Iron Cast and Beneath the Citadel. Destiny Soria grew up in a tiny town in Alabama that you’ve never heard of, where she spent her summers playing with sticks in the woods and exploring such distinguished careers as Forest Bandit, Wayward Orphan, and Woodland…

Author Interview: L. L. McKinney

Hello, friends! Today, I am we are proud to be interviewing stunning author and intersectional social justice advocate L.L. McKinney. McKinney is the author of the very-soon-to-be-released A Blade so Black – a badass Alice in Wonderland retelling! Get to know her and then go grab her book! A Blade So Black delivers an irresistible urban fantasy retelling…

Author Interview: Julian Winters

Hello, dear readers! Today I’m happy to introduce you to Julian Winters, author of Running With Lions, which debuts on June 7 through Duet Books! It’s a queer YA sports story the likes that the YA community has never seen before. I’m looking forward to reading Running With Lions.  Bloomington High School Lions’ star goalie, Sebastian Hughes, should…

Author Interview: Sara Wolf

Hello, dear readers, and welcome back to CandidCeillie! Today I’d like to introduce you to Sara Wolf, author of the Lovely Vicious series and Bring Me Their Hearts through Entangled. Zera is a Heartless – the immortal, unageing soldier of a witch. Bound to the witch Nightsinger ever since she saved her from the bandits who murdered her family,…

Author Interview:: CJ Bedell

Hello, dear readers! Today, I’m here to introduce you to CJ Bedell, author of In The Name of Magic from NineStar Press! Tell us a little bit about your publishing process. I first came up with the idea for IN THE NAME OF MAGIC in November of 2016 and worked on writing and revising the novel…

Author Interview:: Jean Ramsden

Hello, dear readers! Today I’d like to introduce you to Jean Ramsden, author of The Secret Life of Jenny Liu. Jenny Liu is on the move again. Except this time, she hasn’t landed at yet another Chinese-American School in California but at a public school in South Carolina. Shy, artistic Jenny wonders if she will ever…

Author Interview: Odin Oxthorn

Hello, dear readers! Today I’d like to introduce you to Odin Oxthorn, author of the upcoming novel, Sleepless Flame. Arcadia, both a city and a planet, was the ultimate culmination of an unrestricted capitalist society, a planet ruled by massive influential corporations, where the common labor force, once held by man, had been replaced by machines.…

Author Interview: Laura Bailo

Hello, dear readers and welcome to today’s author interview with Laura Bailo! Laura Bailo is a veterinarian and a teacher in training who can do surgical sutures but can’t sew on a button to save her life. She lives in Spain with far too many books and boxes full of notebooks. She loves exploring the…

Author Interview:: Cal Spivey

Hello, friends! I’m glad to introduce you to Cal Spivey, who writes under the name C.M. Spivey! C.M. Spivey is a speculative fiction writer, author of the high fantasy Trident Chronicles series, and the paranormal series, The Unliving. His enduring love of fantasy started young. Now, he explores the rules and ramifications of magic in his own works—and as a panromantic asexual trans…

Author Interview:: Lina Langley

Today I’d like to introduce you to my dear friend and writing buddy, Lina Langley! She has published a novel, The Whole Trying Thing, several shorts, and has an upcoming game that she developed, Talk to Me!  She also has a book coming out on September 12 – Welcome to Crash!   What’s the best piece of writing advice…

Author Interview: Devin Harnois

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Devin Harnois, author of the ownvoices novel, Rainbow Islands, Undaunted, and the Shadow Valley series. I’ve always loved things that go bump in the night and I have a habit of turning the “monster” into the hero in my stories. Half of my Halloween decorations never come down and I…

Author Interview:: Taylor Brooke

Welcome back to another author interview, friends! Today I’d like to introduce you to Taylor Brooke, author of Fortitude Smash, which is out on September 21, a mere three days before your favorite blogger’s birthday! Taylor Brooke is a traveling story-teller, believer in magic, and a science fiction junkie. Probably a tea snob. Definitely a beer snob.…

Author Interview:: Shanna Miles

Hello, friends, and welcome back to my author interview series! Today, I’m thrilled to bring someone else that I love on Twitter to my blog – Shanna Miles, author of Willow Born! My name is Shanna Reed Miles and I live in Georgia with my daughter, educator husband and my writing demons. I work as…

Author Interview: Kaelan Rhywiol

Today I’m thrilled to introduce Kaelan Rhywiol, a queer, autistic self published author that you might adore. I know I do! Kaelan was born and raised in upstate NY, in the Adirondack mountains. Xie started writing when xie turned 11 and hasn’t ever stopped as evidenced by the massive amount of notebooks and digital files…

Author Interview:: LJ Hamlin

Hello, dear readers! Welcome back to my author interviews! Today I’d like to introduce you to LJ Hamlin, yet another twitter friend, who is a wonderful author who has several books coming out through Less than Three Press. LJ is a disabled queer writer in her late twenties, she loves writing all kinds of different…