Interviews and Guest Posts



Day 4 of the Give in to the Feeling Blog Tour

CW Hawes Blog
21 February 2016


Interview with Sarah Zama 

Sara C. Snider Blog
1 March 2016

26 February 2016 - Speakeasies and the Roaring Twenties: and Interview with Sarah Zama - Down the Rabit Hole

25 February 2016 - I Pay a Social Call to The Old Shelter - Atherton's Magic Vapour

19 February 2016 - Interview with Sarah Zama, author of Give in to the Feeling - Sara Letourneaus's Official Website & Blog

Guest Posts


A Writer's Guide for the Informed Speakeasy Owner

Crime Writer Sue Coletta
23 February 2016

"Don’t get me wrong. I see quite a lot of novels set in the Twenties, most of them being family sagas and erotica. But let’s be honest, the Twenties call for crime fiction. Gangsters, bootlegging, speakeasies, flaming youth… come on!"


Shadows Again Slight: the Soul of Noir

Bard Writes Books
22 February 2016

"At its core, Dieselpunk is a genre of doubts. It rebels against what it sees, but it doubts what it’ll find beyond the rebellion.
This is something Dieselpunk as in common with a predecessors that greatly influences how these stories are recounted and thought. A predecessor coming straight out of the diesel era: film noir."


Fantasy's Love Affair with History

Woelf Dietrich Blog
6 March 2016

"Fantasy is often labeled – by people who don’t read it, I should say – as simple escapism, completely detached from reality. There are many ways to counter this, but I think fantasy’s relationship with history and the progressive influence history and its mechanisms has had on the genre is one of the strongest factors in arguing fantasy’s bond with reality."


What a publisher cannot do for you - Today, publishing is very easy, even without a publisher. Thousands of new titles become available to readers every day. This had produced a paradox: in spite of the increased possibility for discoverability, making readers aware that a title is available is harder than ever. Promoting a book has become more demanding both in terms of time and money.What a Publisher Cannot Do for You

Nicholas C. Rossis Blog
21 July 2015

Sarah Zama recently commented on y My Two Top Tips to an Aspiring Writer, offering her point of view on what a publisher cannot realistically be expected to do. I thought her comment was so interesting, that I asked her for a guest post. Happily, she obliged. Enjoy!