A Conversation with Kristi Ann Hunter

Our debut author interviews continue today with novelist, Kristi Ann Hunter. Her debut novel A Noble Masquerade (Bethany House) is on the 2016 shortlist in the Debut Fiction category. Today, Kristi gives us insight into the inspiration of A Noble Masquerade and shares her greatest surprise about the publishing experience. Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch […]

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A Conversation with Susan Anne Mason

Join us in welcoming author, Susan Anne Mason today! This is Susan’s first year being shortlisted in the INSPY awards. Her  historical novel Irish Meadows (Bethany House) is on the 2016 shortlist in the Debut Fiction category. Today, we learn about the music Susan Anne enjoys, read and see the inspiration for Irish Meadows plus more! Irish immigrant […]

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A Conversation with Varina Denman

Hello, INSPY readers! Our author interview features continues today with not one but two spotlights. Our first introduces us to debut author, Varina Denman. Varina’s novel Jaded (David C. Cook) is on the 2016 shortlist in the Debut Fiction category. Today, Varina shares about the inspiration of Jaded, and gives us some insight into what the publishing process has […]

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A Conversation with Katherine Reay

Our final week (before the INSPY Advisory Board announces the winners) of author interviews continues today with author, Katherine Reay. Katherine has been shortlisted in previous INSPY awards and this year, her novel The Bronte Plot (Thomas Nelson) is on the 2016 shortlist in the General Fiction category. Today, Katherine shares about the inspiration of The Bronte […]

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A Conversation with Carla Laureano

As we kick off the final week (before the INSPY board announces the winners), we welcome RITA-award winning author Carla Laureano. Her novel London Tides (David C. Cook) is on the 2016 shortlist in the Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense category. Today, Carla shares more about London Tides and gives us a sneak peek into what’s coming […]

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A Conversation with Kathryn Springer

Award-winning romance author, Kathryn Springer joins us today on INSPYs blog! Author of multiple novels, Kathryn’s recent novel, The Dandelion Field (Zondervan) has been shortlisted in the 2016 INSPYs Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense Category. We chat with Kathryn about the inspiration behind The Dandelion Field, plus she gives us a quick peek into what’s next AND shares what’s occupying […]

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A Conversation with Pepper D. Basham

Hello, happy INSPY readers. Joining us today is the first of this year’s debut author finalists, Pepper D. Basham. Pepper’s debut novel The Thorn Bearer (Vinspire Publishing) has earned acclaim in the blogging world, and has been shortlisted in the 2016 INSPYs Debut Fiction Category. Today, Pepper shares with us some of her thoughts on the challenges (and benefits) of writing historical fiction, […]

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A Conversation with Kate Breslin

The INSPYs Advisory Board welcomes Kate Breslin to the blog today. Last year, Kate was on our debut shortlist for her novel, For Such a Time. This year, her sophomore novel  Not by Sight (Bethany House) has been shortlisted in the 2016 INSPYs Historical Category. We learn what inspired the story behind Not By Sight, learn what’s next from Kate plus chat with […]

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A Conversation with Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Today, the advisory board welcomes the writing duo of Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. Know for their Brigadoon inspired YA lit retellings, Carey and Lorie’s latest novel, Shades of Doon (Blink) is on the 2016 INSPYs shortlist this year in the Literature for Young Adult category. We hear from Carey and Lorie about the challenges […]

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A Conversation with Lisa Harris

The INSPYs Advisory Board welcomes Lisa Harris to the blog. Lisa is a Christy Award winner, the author of the Southern Crimes series and more recently, The Nikki Boyd Files. Her first novel in that series, Vendetta (Revell) has been shortlisted in the 2016 INSPYs Mystery/Thriller Category. We learn what Lisa is writing next, and discover her current […]

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