Posts by Stephanie Bucklin


Bookstores are magical places: shops where you walk in and are immediately presented with thousands of portals to other worlds. But we also hear a lot about the difficulty of maintaining an independent bookstore nowadays, with quickly changing technology and ease of online ordering. Despite that, a great number of independent bookstores are thriving. Today, I’m excited to share an interview with Ellen Klein of Hooray for Books!,...

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Photo provided by Sherwood Smith   I first picked up Sherwood Smith’s CROWN DUEL when I was in middle school, and was immediately drawn into her world and characters. Meliara is a captivating protagonist, who is feisty but also vulnerable. I remember staring for hours at the old cover, the one where Meliara stares out at the reader, as I pictured myself in her world. The book has deservedly garnered a number of awards: it...

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Bookstores are magical places: shops where you walk in and are immediately presented with thousands of portals to other worlds. But we also hear a lot about the difficulty of maintaining an independent bookstore nowadays, with quickly changing technology and ease of online ordering. Despite that, a great number of independent bookstores are thriving. Today, I have the pleasure of sharing my interview with Deb Sundin, the General...

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Photo Credit: From PublicDomainPictures.net There are so many amazing interviews with authors out there–including a ton of advice that authors have collected on their site in FAQ pages. Some of that advice is from authors who are no longer with us. I’ve collected some of that advice in these posts, and organized them by topic. It’s a quick way to see some of the great advice out there on a particular subject, but if...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Hope you have a wonderful break; more interviews and content will be coming in the new year. In the meantime, enjoy this picture of a baby penguin: Photo from Wiki   Reminder: if you’d like to stay up to date on all interviews and other posts, subscribe to my blog by scrolling down and entering your email, or sign up for my...

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