Author Interview: Doug Copsey
Jun26

Author Interview: Doug Copsey

Doug Copsey first made an appearance in my life as the booming voice that introduced the many outdoor summer plays at Idaho’s Shakespeare festival. It wasn’t until a couple of years ago that I met him when he spoke at a meeting for the Boise Chapter of the Nonfiction Authors Association. Since then I’ve seen him around at Idaho Writers Guild Meetings. His drive and involvement has had quite the impact on...

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#AuthorInterview: Donna Cook
May29

#AuthorInterview: Donna Cook

I first met Idaho author Donna Cook when she spoke at a noon gathering for a local writing group. She graciously answered numerous questions with such warmth and encouragement as her lunch grew cold. A few years later, I’ve grown to know her more via other writing circles. It’s a pleasure to bring such a helpful and hardworking author to the readers of Word Bank’s blog.   Official Bio: Author Donna Cook is an...

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#AuthorInterview: Loni Townsend
Apr24

#AuthorInterview: Loni Townsend

I’ve known of today’s featured Idaho author, Loni Townsend, well before this blog ever came into existence as she once upon a time was a co-worker with my ex. Only once I moved to North Carolina, did I discover her writing efforts. I quickly grew to love her Insecure Writer’s Support Group (#ISWG) posts that appear on the first Wednesday of each month. Now that I live back in Idaho, I still have yet to meet her in...

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#AuthorInterview: Bruce Ballenger
Mar27

#AuthorInterview: Bruce Ballenger

Next up in my year-long series of interviews with Idaho authors is Bruce Ballenger. It’s safe to say I would have never had the confidence to become an English teacher had I not been exposed to the teaching methods utilized by the writing program at Boise State University. Once upon a time, I also took a class on the history of the personal essay from Professor Ballenger. After years of hedging, I’m finally answering the...

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#AuthorInterview: AK Turner
Feb27

#AuthorInterview: AK Turner

My year-long series of interviews with Idaho authors continues this month with New York Times bestselling author AK Turner. I became acquainted with AK when she gave a talk for the Nonfiction Authors Association at Rediscovered Books in downtown Boise. Her personality matches the humorous content of her books, and the covers and titles speak for themselves.    Official Bio: AK Turner is the New York Times bestselling author of...

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