Author Spotlight: Deborah Walker

Which author is your biggest inspiration? I've had a lifetime love of Philip K Dick's short stories. I discovered them in my local library, when I was a kiddy. I've got a very nice four volume edition of his collected shorts that I go back and reread from time to time. Carol Joyce Oates and …

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Author Spotlight: James DeTar

Which author is your biggest inspiration? The author who is my biggest inspiration? I hope you don’t mind that there are three. Michael Crichton took his M.D. credentials and imbued all of his work with fascinating technical trivia and background, making for believable, fascinating reading. I like Ray Bradbury for his groundbreaking novels such as …

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Author Spotlight: Gretchen Tessmer

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Ha! Oh, I can't pick one. That's impossible. Um, Dickens for character names (and also writing Bleak House), Yasmina Reza for dialogue, Neil Gaiman for Neverwhere, the Bronte sisters for melodrama, Douglas Adams for life, the universe and everything...and a thousand others for a single scene or random line …

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Author Spotlight: Christina Sng

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Robert R. McCammon What’s your favorite science fiction short story, book, movie? Robert R. McCammon’s short story Something Passed  By (https://www.robertmccammon.com/fiction/something.html), which still haunts me till today, his post-apocalyptic novel Swan Song, and a tie between the movies Deep Rising and Serenity. What advantages do you think flash fiction has …

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