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Gilbert Speaks on Grandfatherly Advice with Author James Knipp

4 May

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I am blessed to belong to one of the best writers’ groups on the East coast. This is where I had originally met James Knipp. James is a talented writer and blogger, and if you want to keep up with the series finale of Game of Thrones, then jump over to Biff Bam Pop for his weekly review. I enjoyed reading Stuff Every Grandfather Should Know. It’s a great book filled with humorous advice, now join me for my interview with the author. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks: An Interview with Author Justin Bamforth on The Spectrum

29 Aug

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I met Justin a year ago while attending a function at a little metaphysical shop (On Angel’s Wings) in Bordentown, New Jersey. Justin Bamforth, who is a designer, writer, and marketer, is also interested in Spirits and UFO’s. As a psychic/medium, I was interested to learn that Justin had written a book about the paranormal. Meet me after the jump for the book review and my interview with the author. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks On: The Burning of Arbor with Author J.L. Brown

8 Jun

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I think the most important thing an author should do is promote other authors. I met J.L. Brown last year at the Mount Holly N.J. Horror & Writers’ Conference. We chatted about my ghost investigation at the Mount Holly Library. When Jennifer’s book came out, I contacted her for the promised interview. Here goes! Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on Jack Flacco’s Book On Forgiveness

28 Mar

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I’ve know Jack Flacco for several years, and I’ve even interviewed him for my Gilbert Curiosities Blog. We are authors. We both loved writing about zombies, but recently, we’ve journeyed from the domain of the apocalypse and into the spiritual realm. Where I use my psychic/medium gifts to lead people back to GOD, Jack is using his blogs, his ministry and his latest book to reconnect to a loving Creator. Join me now as I ask Jack about his new book, When Forgiveness is Enough: Making Sense of God’s Calling. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Oneness of It All” with Author Maryann Pino Miller

2 Oct

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I first met Maryann Pino Miller when I attended a few classes at The Center, Life in Balance. After getting to know more about Maryann, we spoke about her book. Maryann was kind enough to give me her book as a gift. I truly enjoyed reading The Oneness of It All. There is power and beauty in our words. Join me now as I chat with the author. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks with Michael O’Brien Herold & His View of Deathly Hallows

20 Aug

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There’s a new, exciting voice on the literary scene and it belongs to Michael O’Brien Herold, a 26-year-old writer and lifetime fan of the Harry Potter series. Disappointed with the final book and all its loose ends, Mike decided to write an alternate ending, one that is sure to delight fans around the globe. He even wrote it in Rowling’s style, which he knows so well. It’s a different and satisfying journey through the world of wizarding filled with magic, mystery, love and answers to some of the questions you may have also had as the series ended. Are you ready to learn more? Then meet me after the jump for the interview, and Dobby, a lot more Dobby! Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks to L.C. Bennett Stern On Her Book, Mae’s Revenge

21 Jul

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As a writer, I get to meet the most amazing and talented people when attending book signing events. A few years ago I had the pleasure of meeting L.C. Bennett Stern at the Collingswood Book Fair and, we’ve been friends ever since. I did an interview on Linda about her novel, Bosses and Blackjacks, and you can read about it here. This year, Linda published another book, and like the first one, this story takes place in Philadelphia. Join me now as I learn more about Mae’s Revenge. Continue reading

Steampunk Granny’s Upcoming Events

20 Jun

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Where in the world is Steampunk Granny? I am all over the place, but you’ll need a map to find me. Here is a list of events that are coming up. Hopefully I’ll get to see all my friends. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on William Howard’s “The Eye of Hermes”

20 Feb

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Besides doing reviews of television and movies, I also do book reviews on my pop culture blog and on my Gilbert Curiosities blog. I was especially excited to interview William Howard about his new book because William and I go back many years. We both worked at the Academy of Natural Sciences together. If you enjoy reading science fiction, then you’ll want to learn more about The Eye of Hermes. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks to Humorist and Author, Matt Goldberg

15 Jan

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A few months ago, I was asked to participate in an “Author’s Event” at a local library. The event featured several authors from the South Jersey Writers’ Group and was hosted by Author Gail Priest. This event enabled me to meet the very talented humorist and author, Matt Goldberg. When Matt asked me if I would like to read one of his books, Hot Ice Cream, I said yes. I think it was the delightful cover that made me want to read this little gem. Continue reading