Diverse books month – final thoughts

So here we are! Diverse Books Month is finally over, after almost 40 posts from authors, bloggers, agents and publishers. It’s been a marathon event and I’d like to thank everyone that took part, from the interviewees to the people that read and commented and everyone in between. I’m glad it was such a lively…

Author Interview – MJ Kane

We’re absolutely delighted to be welcoming MJ Kane to the blog today. MJ is an author and also on the staff at the Romance Novels in Color website, which we were introduced to by Delaney Diamond earlier in the month. M.J. Kane stumbled into writing. An avid reader, this once stay-at-home mom never lost the…

Interview with Olivia Linden

Today we have author Olivia Linden talking to us about Diversity in books! Olivia is a native New Yorker and has known since she was seven that she wanted to be a writer. Although she describes herself as a newbie to the book industry, Olivia is finding success with her blend of humour and big,…

Interview with Sheena Binkley

Today we’re delighted to welcome author Sheena Binkley to the blog! Sheena is an author and a freelance writer, penning articles on various topics including education and entertainment. In November of 2014, she signed her first publishing deal with Write House Publishing under “Tiece Presents.” Her first series, Something Just Ain’t Right, was released in…

Interview with Delaney Diamond

We’re delighted to welcome Delaney Diamond to the blog today. An author herself, she’s also one of the founding members of Romance Novels in Color Blog. She took the time to answer some questions for us! 1. What does the term “Diverse Books” mean to you? Thanks for having me Rivka and putting together Diverse…

Guest post from David Spooner

Today is a special day on the blog for me because, as part of Diverse Books Month, I’m welcoming my very dear friend David Spooner to the blog to answer a few questions and speak about how writing has affected his life. David is part of my writing group, which formed during NaNoWriMo in 2014,…

Interview with J L Campbell

Today we’re welcoming author J L Campbell! I caught up with her to ask a few questions. 1. What does the term “Diverse Books” mean to you When I pick up a book and it takes me to another country and there are marked cultural differences, I identify it as being ‘diverse’. It’s even better…

Interview with AF Diamond

Today on the blog we’re welcoming author AF Diamond. A.F. Diamond is a pen name for a lavender loving, elephant collecting, tea drinking, wine sipping, book hoarder, who woke up one morning and said, “Gee, I think I’ll write a book.” She’s always had a passion for reading. It wasn’t until recently that her love…

Interview with Shani Greene-Dowdell

It’s an honour to welcome Shani Greene-Dowdell to the blog today to take part in Diverse Books Month! Shani is an award winning author that currently resides in Alabama. She founded Nayberry Publications in 2007 with the goal of giving voice to African American fiction through self publishing and publishing others. She’s active in her…