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Inside the Literary Mind of Cendrine Marrouat, author of Walks: A Collection of Haiku

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Cendrine Marrouat, author of Walks: A Collection of Haiku
(Cendrine Media)

Joey Pinkney: How does practicing the haiku poetry form shape your thought processes and the way you move through your literary world?

Cendrine Marrouat: There are only two poetry forms that I write now: the Haiku and the Sixku, my invention. The Haiku has been part of my life for years. Not only has it forced me to be very concise, but it has also taught me to be a more impactful artist. I see haiku everywhere I go. Continue reading Inside the Literary Mind of Cendrine Marrouat, author of Walks: A Collection of Haiku

Inside the Literary Mind of D. Krauss, author of the Frank Vaughn Killed by His Mom trilogy

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D. Krauss, author of the Frank Vaughn Killed by His Mom trilogy
Dusty Skull Publishing

Joey Pinkney: The world in which Frank Vaughn dies by the hands of his mother is jagged and dangerous. What pieces of fantasy and reality did you pull from to give us the world explored in Frank Vaughn Killed by his Mom and its sequel Southern Gothic?

D. Krauss: From 1958 – 1968, America was kid Disneyland…the somewhat disturbing Pinocchio/Snow White/Snow Queen Disneyland, but you pays your money, you takes your chances. The freedom we had…marvelous. We hit the back door a little after sunrise and only crossed it again after the third shout of “Supper’s ready! Get your butt home!” Then right back out the door, if it was summer, or homework and then television until bedtime, if it wasn’t. Continue reading Inside the Literary Mind of D. Krauss, author of the Frank Vaughn Killed by His Mom trilogy

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… April Rencher, author of “Love Pain & Ecstasy”

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April Rencher, author of Love Pain & Ecstasy

The main character, Brooke, is juggling her social life and school, but she has the typical hormonal issues any young adult has. From there, she blossoms into a scavenger for intimacy, lust and love. She sometimes finds it, but she manages to get herself in compromising positions figuratively and literally. It deals with the disappointment, embarrassment, heartaches, laughter, joy and consequences of relationships and love in life. There is a light to the end of the tunnel.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Love Pain & Ecstasy?

April Rencher: I wanted to write novels that are real and raw on the feelings and actions of a beginning sexual connoisseur. Love Pain & Ecstasy is a coming-of-age erotic novel where young women can relate to right now or middle-aged women can reminiscence about when this happened to them. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… April Rencher, author of “Love Pain & Ecstasy”