Melissa J. Cunningham Interview – Episode 164

Melissa J. Cunningham turned forty-three this year. She feels that pretty much says it all. Since I am not a 43 year old woman from Brigham City, UT. I have to know more of what that means.

Melissa is a mother of five, who lives with horses, dogs, cats and chickens. When she is not helping her husband run their plumbing business, she loves to run, write, read and soak in the tub although not necessarily in that order.

After overcoming years of struggles and multiple unpublished efforts, Melissa Cunningham wrote the book Reluctant Guardian and was accepted for publishing in only August 2013, just two months ago. And here we are today, book in hand!

To buy a copy of Reluctant Guardian by Melissa J. Cunningham, click here.

S.D. Kupiec Interview – Episode 161

S.D. Kupiec was born and raised in Silver City, NM. She now lives in Utah with her husband and five children. When she’s not writing, she’s folding the never-ending mountain of laundry and cuddling with her babies, old and young.


She is the author of the book SHY. Click her to visit S.D. Kupiec’s facebook page.

To buy a copy of Shy by S.D. Kupic, click here.

Susan Dayley Interview – Episode 148

Susan Dayley is a teacher, a student, and a writer. Susan enjoys exploring trails with her husband, and trying new recipes.
Her family and friends growing up could find her reading books in the backyard willow tree. She now has two adult children, and one granddaughter. Author of Redemption: The Story of Jonah, and her latest venture–a mystery romance–Cold Pursuit.


To purchase Susan Dayley’s book Cold Pursuit in paperback, click here.

To Purchase Susan Dayley’s interactive ebook Cold Pursuit, click here.

Ryan Larsen Interview – Episode 145

Ryan is an avid writer and musician from the time of his childhood in Kearns, Utah. After graduating from Kearns High School with a differentiated degree in music, Ryan attended Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah where he studied music education. Since 2010, Ryan has been a member of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir.


Many writers have influenced Ryan’s writing, but the three foremost are J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen King, and P.G. Wodehouse. Luckily, when he writes it doesn’t usually come out as a mix between the three! Ryan is the author of Dawn Quealy I: Tilting at Vending Machines, his debut novel that is available both in paperback and e-book through

Click here to buy Ryan Larsen’s book.

Robert Goble Interview – Episode 139

If you don’t happen to see Robert Goble on his evening walk with a good book in his hand, just follow the sound of great rock and roll, and you’ll find him either working in the yard while listening to old tapes, or somewhere else playing his guitar too loud. Robert is a karate teacher, and family man.

Robert is the author of Across a Harvest Field, A Winter’s Morning Sun, and the 5 part series In Other Worlds.

To purchase Part 1 of, In Older Worlds, click here.

Episode 132 – Interview with Rebecca Lund Belliston

Rebecca Lund Belliston studied music and information systems at BYU and Utah State, where she met her husband, Troy. They now live in Michigan with their five children. In addition to writing novels, Rebecca writes and arranges music. She wrote her first song at six and has been composing ever since. Her first novel, Sadie, was published by Deseret Book. The sequel, Augustina, is due out late 2013.

To purchase Rebecca Lund Belliston’s book Saide, visit her listing at with Deseret Book’s online store.

Episode 130 – Interview with A.L. Sowards

A.L. Sowards was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Moses Lake, Washington. As a child, she wrote self-illustrated storybooks at her grandparent’s house and attended her first writer’s conference when she was in third grade.

Now a busy mom of twin toddlers she still loves to read and write. She is the author of Espionage, and her latest is Sworn Enemy published by Covenant Communications.

Visit A.L. Sowards website.