Interview: Daron Macke of Wedding Day Rain

Singer/Songwriter and Musician Daron Macke is one-half of Wedding Day Rain, the indie pop duo behind IMOGEN UNLOCKED, the companion album to Kelsey Macke’s debut novel,  DAMSEL DISTRESSED. IMOGEN UNLOCKED, an album of original songs inspired by the book, will be Wedding Day Rain’s full-length debut. The duo  released an EP of Christmas standards, Rapt in Bows, in December 2013, which you can check out on iTunes and Spotify.  They … Continue reading Interview: Daron Macke of Wedding Day Rain

An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Nick Flora

  My friend Nick Flora is an alterna-pop singer/songwriter out of Nashville, TN. Flora has been writing songs and touring full time for close to a decade. His debut solo record Great Escape (2009) and the follow-up Hello Stranger (2011) are both prime examples of Flora’s grasp of dynamics, heart, and humor. His latest release The Reintroduction Of Nick Flora boasts a bold step forward and as … Continue reading An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Nick Flora

An Interview with Nick Flora, the Self-Appointed King of Sarcastic Charm

Nick Flora is an alterna-pop singer/songwriter out of Nashville who’s been writing songs and touring full time for close to a decade. I’ve been telling Nick for months that I wanted to do an interview with him about songwriting, and I finally emailed him some questions last week.  He responded within five minutes, and I was like, “Wow! Note to self: Nick can fill out an interview … Continue reading An Interview with Nick Flora, the Self-Appointed King of Sarcastic Charm

Interview with Kelsey Macke, Young Adult Author

Last week, the lovely Kelsey Macke announced that her amazing book, Damsel Distressed, has been picked up for publication by Spencer Hill Contemporary! Kelsey Macke has been creative for as long as she can remember. From an early age she was on stage singing, penning poetry, and writing notebooks full of songs. When the idea for her debut novel, DAMSEL DISTRESSED, popped into her head, she was undeterred by … Continue reading Interview with Kelsey Macke, Young Adult Author

An Interview with Gwenda Bond, Young Adult Author

(This post originally appeared on HerKentucky.) Gwenda Bond is a Lexington author whose debut novel, Blackwood, launched in September. I had the pleasure of meeting her when I went to her launch party at Morris Book Shop, and she was nice enough to let me interview her for my very first HerKentucky post! First, here’s a little info about her book: On Roanoke Island, the legend of … Continue reading An Interview with Gwenda Bond, Young Adult Author