All articles about Coming of age

Paperback Writer Chats with Jonathan M. Cook author of Sinnerman

Sinnerman Book cover
Interview with Jonathan M. Cook [caption id="attachment_2642" align="alignright" width="300"] Author Jonathan Cook[/caption] Q:  What is the most important thing you have learned about writing?  How has that helped make you a better writer?  The most important thing I've learned about writing is probably something that many writers would disagree with--at least the popular ones, the ones whose novels sell millions of copies.  I am my own audience.  I am the only audience that matters when writing.  That is not to say I don't care about my wider audience, those fans who purchase and read my works.  Without them, I'm just a guy with a lot of printed words.  But there is an agreement made between an author and his audience, an agreement that the work be honest to itself.  The audience may not always like the choices made by the author, but at least they know that the author stayed

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Plan B – author interview – Steven Verrier

[caption id="attachment_1134" align="alignleft" width="194" caption="Click on the picture to purchase"][/caption] Paperback writer welcomes author Steven Verrier, author of Plan B as he interview with us during his virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book. About Plan Life was good to fifteen-year-old Danny Roberts. He was a model student, playing violin in his high school orchestra and earning straight A’s on the fast track to university. But then things went very wrong very fast. The problems started when a teacher wouldn’t let Danny out of class to go to the bathroom – even though he said “I’ve really got to go!” Danny responded by defying authority for the first time in his life. That shocking act of defiance earned him a suspension, and Danny’s troubles snowballed from there. But Danny isn’t your typical student, and he doesn’t take his lumps lying down. He fights back on his terms as he

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