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Looking Out the Window: Sweet Romance Author Larry Hammersley's a Chemist, Science Fiction Writer and Amateur Radio Buff. He Talks about his Latest Book, A Change of Heart.

Larry will give away one print copy and one e-book copy of A Change of Heart. To enter to win, leave a comment with your email address. To receive a free download of Larry's short story, "Ice Rink Romance," scroll down to "A Free Read."


Welcome, Larry. First, tell us a little about yourself.

I just turned seventy-five; married to Sue for fifty years, have two children and five grandchildren. I enjoy writing, amateur radio, jogging, occasional woodworking and being active at our church. I have a BS and MS in chemistry. I’ve been writing short science fiction (SF) stories for the past thirty-eight years. More recently I’ve delved into sweet romance writing and have several short stories on the internet as well as the new book, AChange of Heart.

What an interesting background to draw from for your writing. Lots of writers liked to read as children. How about you?  Yes. What did you read? Science fiction and fictional stories about animals, dogs and horses.

And no…

Looking Out the Window: Heidi Glick Tells Us about Her New Book, Dog Tags, a Suspense Novel with Love and Faith.

Welcome, Heidi. First, tell us a little about yourself.
I’m the youngest of three children, married, and have a son and two dogs. Fiction is my passion, but technical writing and editing currently pay my bills.

Lots of writers enjoyed reading as a child. How about you? If so, what did you read?
I was an avid reader as a kid. When I couldn’t sleep, my family gave me books to read. I enjoyed reading Sugar Creek Gang books.

Tell us about your latest book.
Dog Tags is a suspense novel set in two fictional towns, Beaumont, Ohio, and Riversdale, California. In it, a former Marine determines to protect the woman he loves at all costs, and yet his own secrets might turn her against him forever.

Ahh, a noble hero. What inspired you to write this particular book?
I took a romance novella I'd written and revamped it to make it a suspense novel. The suspense version made for a better story.

I wanted a villain with certain weaknesses that might help lead to his demise, but at the same time, I wa…