local author http://wvxu.org en A chat with local author Melissa Landers http://wvxu.org/post/chat-local-author-melissa-landers <p>Barbara Gray sits down with local author <a href="http://alienatedseries.com/"><strong>Melissa Landers</strong></a> to talk about her young adult sci-fi romance novel, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Alienated-Melissa-Landers/dp/1423170288/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1394403538&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=melissa+landers+alienated"><strong>Alienated</strong></a>, published last month by Disney-Hyperion.</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Barbara Gray 24173 at http://wvxu.org A chat with local author Melissa Landers Local author Miriam Karp's new memoir http://wvxu.org/post/local-author-miriam-karps-new-memoir <p>Local writer, artist and teacher <strong>Miriam Karp</strong> talks with Barbara Gray about her newly published memoir, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Painting-Zaidys-Dream-memoir-searching/dp/0989633373/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1391445708&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=Miriam+Karp"><strong>Painting Zaidy's Dream</strong>.</a></p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Barbara Gray 22769 at http://wvxu.org Local author Miriam Karp's new memoir Local author Chuck Sambuchino has 2 new market books and a movie deal! http://wvxu.org/post/local-author-chuck-sambuchino-has-2-new-market-books-and-movie-deal <p><strong><a href="http://www.chucksambuchino.com/">Chuck Sambuchino</a></strong>, author and editor for Cincinnati-based <a href="http://www.writersdigest.com/"><strong>Writer’s Digest</strong></a>, tells Barbara Gray about two new market books he has coming out: <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Guide-Literary-Agents-Chuck-Sambuchino/dp/1599637286/ref=sr_1_4?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1387292341&amp;sr=1-4&amp;keywords=chuck+sambuchino"><strong>2014 Guide to Literary Agents</strong></a> and the <a href="http://www.amazon.com/2014-Childrens-Writers-Illustrators-Market/dp/159963726X/ref=sr_1_6?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1387292341&amp;sr=1-6&amp;keywords=chuck+sambuchino"><strong>2014 Children’s Writers's &amp; Illustrator’s Market</strong></a>. He also talks about how his book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/How-Survive-Garden-Gnome-Attack/dp/158008463X/ref=sr_1_5?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1387292341&amp;sr=1-5&amp;keywords=chuck+sambuchino"><strong>How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack</strong></a>, has been optioned by a Hollywood studio as a possible film.</p><p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 05:00:30 +0000 Barbara Gray 21183 at http://wvxu.org Local author Chuck Sambuchino has 2 new market books and a movie deal! Columbus author Cindy Thomson http://wvxu.org/post/columbus-author-cindy-thomson <p>Author <strong>Cindy Thomson</strong>, from Columbus, Ohio, recently came by our studio to talk to Barbara Gray about her latest novel, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Graces-Pictures-Ellis-Island-Thomson/dp/1414368437/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1383750836&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=grace%27s+pictures"><strong>Grace’s Pictures</strong></a>, the story of a young Irish immigrant in early 20<sup>th</sup> century America.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 05:00:25 +0000 Barbara Gray 19558 at http://wvxu.org Columbus author Cindy Thomson Mark McLane: The Impersonators http://wvxu.org/post/mark-mclane-impersonators <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Mark McLane</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a high school English teacher in Brookville, Indiana, who has published his first novel, </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Impersonators-Mark-McLane/dp/0615785395/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1383677187&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=Mark+McLane%3A+The+Impersonators" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><strong><em>The Impersonators</em></strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>According to his press release, <em>The Impersonators&nbsp;</em>follows an eclectic collection of 7 dream-driven residents of the Villa Verdugo Apartments in North Hollywood who arrive from various points across the heartland of America to escape their families or their past, to reinvent themselves, or to live a life in the full California sunshine that they could only live In the shadows back home.”</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Barbara Gray 19290 at http://wvxu.org Mark McLane: The Impersonators