Category Archives: Guest of the Month

Guest of the Month – Rachel Van Dyken

I’m excited to welcome a fellow 1,001 Dark Nights sister to the blog! With two new releases this month, she took time out of her busy schedule to chat with me. Please welcome Rachel Van Dyken… Name a movie you’ve seen at least five times and why it’s a favorite.   The Princess Bride, its just

Shayla’s Guest of the Month: Jodi Ellen Malpas

I’m thrilled to introduce as my Guest of the Month an amazing author whose book, The Protector, will become a Passionflix movie on February 28th! She’s also releasing Gentlemen Sinner on February 5th, so make sure you grab a copy! Help me give Jodi Ellen Malpas a warm welcome! Please welcome Jodi Ellen Malpas… Name

Shayla’s Guest of the Month: Carly Phillips

I’m really excited to kick off my 2019 guest of the month feature with, Carly Phillips! We both started in the publishing industry at roughly the same time. She’s smart, funny, and hardworking. Carly is both traditionally and independently published and succeeded at every turn. Please welcome Carly Phillips… Name a movie you’ve seen at

Shayla’s Guest of the Month: Laurelin Paige

Let’s end out Guest of the Month spots for the year with someone I’ve really enjoyed getting to know in 2018! From the 1,001 Dark Nights cruise in January to our retreat in June, ending with our last hug of the year at Shameless, Laurelin Paige is someone I always look forward to seeing. She’s

Shayla’s Guest of the Month: Susan Stoker

I’m super excited to have Susan Stoker as my guest of the month. She’s so fun, always wears a smile a signings, and has a quick wit. Every time I see her, we share smiles, waves, and hugs. She’s not only infectious, but she’s an amazing author.  Please welcome Susan Stoker… Name a movie you’ve

Shayla’s Guest of the Month: Stacey Kennedy!

Welcome back, y’all! Stacey Kennedy is one of my favorite people. She has an all-around Zen vibe that makes her fun to talk to and a ball to “sprint” with. (Writer talk for focusing exclusively on writing words for a short specified period of time.) Plus, she writes some sexy, kick-ass books! Since she’s a

Shayla’s November Guest – Rebecca Zanetti!

Welcome back, y’all! New site, new blog—and new guest! I’m belated in this due to the new site build and launch, but back with someone I absolutely adore. Rebecca Zanetti and I met a few years ago. Someone told her I was a makeup person. She is, too. At RT Vegas we both had a

Shayla Black’s Guest of the Month – Anissa Garcia

 Happy Saturday from Denver, Colorado! Team Black is attending the annual Romance Writers of America convention and not missing the 107 degree temperatures back home in Texas. Before heading out on this trip I had a chance to sit down with my good friend, author Anissa Garcia, and talk with her about love, life and

Shayla’s Guest of the Month – Angel Payne

Welcome back, everyone! Angel Payne is one of my best friends and such a gifted author. I spent some time earlier this month talking with Angel about her career, our friendship and what we can expect from her in the future. I hope you enjoy the interview.  Name a movie you’ve seen at least five times