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City Limits Publishing – Bringing Out the Author in You

How a new company was born during the Coronavirus pandemic At 33 years old, I found myself forced to start over, again. This time, I was hungrier than ever to find that thing you always read about in self-help books (surely, I’m not the only one still reading self-help books) or see in sappy movies. I was desperate to find my one true calling in life. I’ve done just about everything you can think of in my 18 years of working. From bagging groceries to heading up international marketing and PR teams, my career has run the gamut, but I’ve...

The Ultimate Spring Break Reading List

The Ultimate Spring Break Reading List

Spring is officially here, and Spring Break looks different for all of us. Some of us are in the office, working or relaxing from the couch, or jetting off to a sandy beach. One place we can all escape to is within the pages of a good book, and our staff has curated the perfect list to keep you reading this season—rain or shine. The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon—Avid podcast listeners who love indulging in a solid rom-com novel will love this book! It has everything you’d want in a beach read;—likeable characters with depth and some seriously...

Author Interview: Jamie Hitt of “The Things Friendship Brings”

Author Interview: Jamie Hitt of “The Things Friendship Brings”

Jamie Hitt ditched the corporate world to continue her true passion of writing when she went back to school for her Masters in Humanities with an emphasis in Creative Writing. The Things Friendship Brings was inspired by her daughter, and her dedication to bringing the topic of embracing diversity through the lens of a children’s book is utterly charming. We were lucky enough to sit down with Hitt to discuss what children’s books she has loved from the past, and what inspired her throughout her journey to writing The Things Friendship Brings. What is your favorite childhood book? Just one?...

Author Interview: with Peter Fenton of “Abandon All Hope”

Author Interview: with Peter Fenton of “Abandon All Hope”

Peter Fenton is no stranger to us here at City Limits Publishing. He published his seasonal play, See Amid the Winter Snow in November 2020, and now he is back with his dark, satirical comedy Abandon All Hope. Peter joined us again to discuss his theatrical inspirations behind Abandon All Hope and what makes this piece of theatre different from his last. What has your writing career taught you so far? How have you grown from the work you have released? There’s a quote often attributed to Plato, “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they...

Author Interview: Scott A. Ferguson, Sr. of “The Life & Times of Maggie O’Toole”

Author Interview: Scott A. Ferguson, Sr. of “The Life & Times of Maggie O’Toole”

Scott A. Ferguson, Sr. currently resides in southern Maryland where he basks in his outdoor hobbies that include bonfires, grilling out, and fishing. Ferguson retired from the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division, at the rank of Lieutenant, in 2016. When he isn’t enjoying his outdoor hobbies, he stays busy devoting his time to his writing passion. Ferguson just debuted The Life & Times of Maggie O’Toole, the first of 12 novels that City Limits Publishing has acquired. Scott sat down to talk with us about what has inspired him and his favorite part of the writing process. Where did you...

Write It Out Wednesday: With Ana Neimus of “An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By”

Ana Neimus has a “no non-fiction books,”  policy when it comes to her reading world, but writers Jon Ronson and Mark Forsythe are her two exceptions to the rule. Neimus prefers to read fantasy, mystery thrillers, and dark comedies. Now she has her own piece of work to add to that repertoire. Her debut novel An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By is a satirical comedy that circles the journey of desperately wanting to change your life, but having no idea where to start. Ana sat down with us to discuss what her writing process looks like.  Do you believe in...

Author Interview: with Ana Neimus of “An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By”

Author Interview: with Ana Neimus of “An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By”

Ana Neimus was born in Mozambique, raised in the USA, bounced around the Balkans, and studied in the UK/Ireland. She has worked as an actress, lawyer, journalist, and is a self-proclaimed “Jack of All Trades.” Neimus is about to add “author” to her resume with her debut novel, An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By. We sat down with Neimus to discuss her journey writing her debut novel and if she leaves any secrets behind for the readers in her life. 1. How many unpublished and half-finished books do you have? Four books in various states of completion. I’ve got a...

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Write It Out Wednesday: with Author Rhiannon D’Averc of Mira’s War

Crime Writer, true-crime enthusiast, and editorial fashion editor Rhiannon D’Averc just released her dystopian YA novel, Mira’s War. Mira’s War is author Rhiannon D’Averc’s first title to be published under her own name, and we were lucky enough to chat with this ghostwriter as Rhiannon herself and learn more about what her writing process and creating these complex characters was like.  1. Do you believe in writer’s block? I don’t believe in it, really. Though I know it exists and I’ve had it in the past, but calling it that gives it a power and makes it sound like something...

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Mary Perrine: What I’m Looking Forward to Reading, Watching, and Listening to in 2021

“Hidden,” author Mary Perrine shared the new releases in 2021 that she will be reading, watching, and listening to. We think she has some great suggestions!  I have always said I live on the edge of change. If I am not changing, I’m worried about what I might be missing out on. So, when it comes to new things, I’m all about testing the waters—which means I am open to new ideas, TV shows, music, books, etc. While I do have my old standbys, after being in Covid lockdown for the past year, I am looking forward to some new...

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Author Interview: with Rhiannon D’Averc of Dystopian Novel “Mira’s War”

Rhiannon D’Averc is a crime author and true crime enthusiast based in London. When she’s not busy writing her Serial Investigations Series and publishing short stories across various media channels in the UK, she also works as the Editor-in-Chief of London Runway Magazine. Her new YA novel Mira’s War is out now. This dystopian novel details the adventures of a crumbling London society through the eyes of Mira, a young and determined survivor. Rhiannon sat down with us to discuss what has helped inspire her in the making of Mira’s War. 1. What’s your favorite under-appreciated novel? For a long...

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Write it out Wednesday: with J.M. Cavender of “Blood of the Forgotten”

J.M. Cavender has always been a lover of books and formed a passion for tales of vampires and werewolves early on. Rather than taking the time to create another story of vampires and wolves, Cavender took on the challenge of creating her own character inspired by a hybrid of the two mythical creatures. Over the years, Cavender has continued to weave real life meaning and lessons into her story. She sat down with us to discuss her writing process in creating Blood of the Forgotten. 1. Do you believe in writer’s block? Yes! There are different kinds of writer’s blocks,...

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