A WTF! Q&A with Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Books, Ripley, Writing | No Comments

Well this was fun… chatting with the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! folks for their cool WTF! blog. (No, it actually stands for Weird True Facts.) Re-purposing the interview. Thanks for the great questions Suzanne!  Q: What sparked your interest in Robert Ripley?  Why write a biography on him? Neal: For starters, I was shocked and […]

My Q&A with Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Writing | No Comments

Meacham is the author, most recently, of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, a #1 New York Times bestseller that was named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review, theWashington Post, Entertainment Weekly, the Seattle Times, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Meacham received the Pulitzer Prize for American Lion, his bestselling 2008 biography of Andrew […]