Book Talk

Book Talk

literary interviews

Interview with Essie Lang

Essie Lang is the Agatha-award nominated author of the Castle Bookshop Mysteries. The prolific crime writer has penned other cozy mystery…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with Jenn McKinlay

Jenn McKinlay was inspired to become a writer after watching the movie Romancing the Stone. She decided that she wanted to be Kathleen…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with J.E. Barnard

JE Barnard is a Calgary-based crime writer with 25 years of experience in writing award-winning short fiction and children’s literature. The…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

10 Book Talk Writing Tips

Throughout my writing journey, I’ve been lucky to receive wonderful advice from fellow authors and people working in the publishing business…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with M.K. Graff

M.K. Graff is the author of the Trudy Genova Manhattan Mystery series, the award-winning Nora Tierney English Mysteries and is managing…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with Shelley Freydont

Shelley Freydont is the author of several mystery series, including the Newport Gilded Age Mysteries, the Celebration Bay Mysteries, Sudoku…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with Hunter Street Books

Michelle Berry is an award-winning author of three books of short stories and six novels. She is also the owner of indie bookstore Hunter…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with Vicki Delany

Vicki Delany is a prolific Canadian mystery novelist and a national bestseller in the U.S. She is the author of cozies, Gothic thrillers…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with Sleuth of Baker Street Mystery Bookstore

I first visited Sleuth of Baker Street, Toronto’s mystery-specialty bookstore, in 2012, when I was in desperate need of a mystery along the…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with Jasper Fforde

A warning before we begin: this won’t be an impartial interview, as I must confess that I myself am an avid reader of the “Thursday Next…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann

Interview with the Mesdames of Mayhem

The stories in 13 Claws, by the Mesdames of Mayhem, range from cosy mysteries to thrillers and are based upon the writers’ love of animals…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann