January 23, 2018
Bo Henry's family and characters in this and the subsequent novels evolved from my grandfather's tales and my family legacy. Analogous to the writing of my previous books, as I composed this story, I could not predict the content of the next scene. I witnessed Bo's adventurous life unfold as it was revealed to me upon the screen of my computer.

When writing a story, I do not know beforehand what form it will take. I am simply the conduit through which the story is revealed. In 1988, one afternoon while working as a consultant for Sandia National Labs, I gazed at the Edmunds Scientific Catalogue cover on which was depicted a kit for a super conducting ceramic disc to demonstrate magnetic levitation. I immediately thought of a story where this scientific phenomenon could be applied to space travel. As I sat at my office desk, the story flowed forth. Five hours and eighteen pages later, I was interrupted by a phone call from home. Thus began my passion for writing.
Over the next several years, I wrote three more science fiction novels in that series. Between 2011 and 2014, I wrote three children's books; the last was inspired by an actual event involving my eleventh great-grandfather, William Bradford of the Plymouth Colony.
BO HENRY AT THREE FORKS (Savant 2018), the first of five stories in my new western series, is set in the upper Midwest where my grandfather, a blacksmith, traveled throughout Wisconsin, northern Minnesota and the Dakotas, shoeing horses for farmers, cattlemen and loggers. He provided for his family of eleven children while regaling them with tales of his adventures. My father relayed to me the stories of my grandfather's struggles in harsh climates during those difficult times.


January 11, 2018
As a young adult, E. M. Duesel thoroughly enjoyed acting and dancing, and had the great fortune of being on stage for about six years. During those years, she learned character development and definition. This later became very useful in her writing. With her career as a sociologist, she has been able to combine real life experiences with research into informative and relevant stories, churning personalities she has met along the way into characters with deeply meaningful connections to the n...

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October 26, 2017

Gnosis: Divine revelation. The basis of enlightened authoring, offering visions of this this and future epochs. In this enlightened state, I am gifted stories of the survival of our species, one of which is STORYTELLER (Savant 2017). As I write, I absorb my own stories, looking to becoming an example of how to evolve as a future human being with a fitting mind, body, and spirit. This is my secret way to not just survive but thrive, finding peace and resolving world suffering

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October 4, 2017

I always wanted a child. Even before I knew I wanted to be a writer, I hoped that someday I'd be a mother. 

I got my wish. As a new mother – first in my early twenties, and again at forty-five, I spent four unbroken decades raising several children and a stepchild, mostly on my own. Meanwhile, I earned a doctorate in English at UC Santa Barbara, taught the "Great Books" program at St. John's College in Santa Fe and Annapolis, became a political activist, and founded a popular singles club ...

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August 21, 2017

Readers know me as A. G. Hayes, author of the ingeniously compelling, multi-award-winning Koski and Falk secret agent series, including, in order of publication


THE JUDAS LIST (Savant 2012)



FINDING KATE (Savant 2016) introducing my Kate Keenan Special Assignment series

QUANTUM DEATH (Savant 2016) with Raymond Gaynor


which, many agree would make an exc...

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July 7, 2017
As a professional actress, journalist, television news anchor, and voice over artist, I've spent nearly two-thirds of my life telling other people's stories; I'm now bursting at the seams to tell my own! My latest released title, BENEATH THEM, is my first release through Aignos Publishing, an imprint of Savant Books and Publications. BENEATH THEM (Aignos 2017) is a young adult thriller about a mentally disturbed young man who secretly moves into the crawl space underneath the home of a happy,...

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July 6, 2017

My authoring career began with studying television writing at UCLA and resulted in a number of short fiction works for CBS TV and other television production companies. But it was my personal experiences gained during service with British intelligence in Eastern Europe and the Middle East that provided the raw fodder for my beloved Koski and Falk, and later Kate Keenan Special Assignment series of books.

Many readers have asked me where Koski and Falk came from. The co...

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The Rebel Inside SADDAM'S PARROT

June 12, 2017

I've been a rebellious, "misbehaving" individualist since childhood. It carries over to my writing which is dosed with irreverent characters caught up in mischief and troublemaking. Although I graduated from both Harvard and Berkeley and excelled in writing, it took many years for me to escape or maybe transcend dry and rigorous rationalism. 

For me this was actually a return to my individualist roots and the influences of both a mom and great uncle who were artists, terrific story-tellers and...

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2017 Savant Poets of the Year

June 8, 2017
It is my pleasure to present Savant Books and Publications "Poets of the Year" whose selected works are now available in SHADOW AND LIGHT - 2017 Savant Poetry Anthology. Every year our guest editor selects the best of the best poetry submissions to present to the world. This year's featured editor is multi-award-winning author, editor and poet, Helen R. Davis. 

This year we present the poems of twenty-two outstanding poets including, in order of appearance, Rose Seaquill, Bipul Banerjee, Dr. M...
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May 15, 2017
We all come across a point in life where it becomes important to examine who we are and what we've achieved. I wrote a manuscript entitled "Cereus," following something similar to what many would call a mid-life crisis, despite not actually fitting the age group. I had examined the choices I'd made and found I'd been so set on paying my dues, ensuring a good career and juggling a fantastic family, that I had neglected the one thing I had been desperate to be my whole life—a published author...

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