AfterWords is a weekly digest featuring a different writer interview every week. Find a new author each week and learn about their craft, process, and experience. A great way for authors to connect with other authors and for readers to find new authors and get reintroduced to their favorites.

If you’re a writer or an author and you’re interested in being a part, let me know! Drop me your email and I’ll get back to you shortly!


Publishing and Innovation with A.K. Alliss

A.K. Alliss is a talented author and all around great dude. He’s a member of the #RedditWriters group on Twitter, and you might recognize his name because he’s the very first short story you see in TL;DR, an anthology penned by a bunch of talented #RedditWriters (all proceeds go to charity, so if you haven’t…

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Write By Hand with Brad McNaughton

Brad is a very talented writer (seriously, check out Chase, it’s really good and only a buck!) and has given valuable beta feedback on some of my work in the past. He’s a rockstar, so I’m really excited about this interview!   I’m a writer of Spec Fic/SciFi, crime, and dark comedy. Often a mashup…

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Words on the Page with Josh Stoll

Josh is another talented #RedditWriter and an overall great dude! I love his approach: just get words on the page. He has a piece in the awesome TL;DR anthology, and he’s working on a really cool sounding novel called Overgrowth. My name is Josh. I live on the east coast of Australia in New South…

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Just Listen with Philip Hauser

Philip is a really great dude. I’ve had a chance to get to know him over the last few months from the amazing #RedditWriters phenomenon. You’ll be able to see some of his work in the upcoming anthology, TL;DR along with a lot of other talented writers from the Reddit community. I’m a 29-year-old writer…

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Faith and Art with Michael Blaylock

I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Michael on Twitter over the last 6 months or so, and I can say with confidence that he’s a great dude. I’ve been looking forward to publishing this interview for awhile now, because it is just that good. He talks about some difficult stuff, namely, where faith…

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Empowering Storytelling with Mollie Reeder

                Meet Mollie! She’s an incredibly passionate and talented author and filmmaker. If you’ve seen the #StoryWarriors hashtag floating around Twitter, that’s her creation. Today she’s going to tell us all about investing the time into learning your craft and empowering your storytelling. I’m Mollie E. Reeder, author, and…

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Find Your Audience with Jyssica Schwartz

Jyssica Schwartz is a thirty-something with a husband, a cat, an apartment in Brooklyn, big dreams, and so very many words. A full-time writer and editor, Jyssica is generally found posting pictures of food or cats on Instagram, pithy notes on Twitter, or discussing random thoughts on her Medium blog when she should be working.…

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Own Your Strengths with Jonathan Tony

My name is Jonathan Tony. I live in Jacksonville, FL, which is another way of saying, “I am way behind on the current fashion trends.” By day, I am an inside sales representative for a health information technology company, but by night I am an unknown author. Actually, I am unknown at any time of…

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Creative Outlets with Bryan Todd

I’ve known Bryan for about 5 years now, and in that time, he’s become one of my dearest friends. We’ve explored a million different creative and technical outlets over the years, from app development, guitar pedal design, game design, and now we are each other’s critique partners and we collaborate often, including The Legend of…

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Taming Dragons with Jacqueline Patterson

This week, I’m excited for you to meet Jacqueline Patterson! She is a lot of fun to follow on Twitter and it’s been an absolute joy getting to know her and be inspired by her AfterWords answers. She’s awesome, and I hope you’re as inspired as me! I am a dragon tamer, eccentric creative, and ruthless destroyer…

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