Press and Past Appearances

Past interviews, features and appearances. Have you interviewed me? If you want me to add you to the list, let me know. For Upcoming Events, visit the Events Page.

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Amazon KDP University @Home

  • Amazon Direct Publishing’s KDP University @ Home with Michelle M. Pillow – Webinar discussing book marketing, publishing, branding, and writing in multiple genres.
  • From KDP University, About the Video: A romantic at heart, Michelle M. Pillow loves stories with a happy ending, imperfect characters, and good mysteries that are challenging to solve. Though she writes in many genres—and has sold a million books across them!—she’s best known for her sci-fi and paranormal romances, mysteries, and paranormal women’s fiction. Join us as Pillow shares how she uses resources like Author Central and A+ content to create a strong book release. 

2024

01/08/2024 – Publishers WeeklyFaery Queen Review Feature – “Bestseller Pillow catapults readers back into the high fantasy world of her Realm Immortal series in this jam-packed dark romance…The worldbuilding is expansive and Pillow strikes a good balance between romance and action.” – Publishers Weekly (2024)

Launching a Book: An Interview with NY Times Best Selling Author Michelle M. Pillow – “We’re thrilled to bring you a comprehensive guide featuring secrets to book launch marketing from best-selling author Michelle M. Pillow. With over a million books sold and a portfolio of over 100 published novels spanning multiple commercial fiction genres, Michelle offers a wealth of invaluable advice. Yet what struck me the most during this interview was her genuine interest in helping other authors succeed.” – BookSprout Feature

Featured Books By Michelle M. Pillow – Booklisti feature

Paranormal Women’s Fiction by the Fab13 – Booklisti feature

Books in the Qurilixen World by Michelle M. Pillow – Booklisti feature

Michelle M. Pillow’s Audiobook Picks – “Check out Michelle M. Pillow’s favorite paranormal romances from some of the top authors in the genre, and explore some of her books in this playlist!” – Libro.fm Feature

Merely Mortal Book Feature, The Chrysalis BREW Project

2023

June 2023 – Must Read Authors – Melanie’s Muses

The best paranormal women’s fiction celebrating Gen X heroines – Shepherd

August 2023 – Booksprout Review, Booklinker, Quoted for article

August 2023 – Spotlight on Michelle M. Pillow: A Bestselling Author Who Weaves Magic into Words, Book Defender

October 2023 – Barnes & Noble Press Blog: Book Second Chance Magic featured on Favorite Paranormal Women’s Fiction

“So this story isn’t what I expected and I am pleasantly glad it wasn’t. Powerful emotion and modern events with magic added into the mix. What a great compilation of creativity for a middle age female!”Lisa Clover, B&N Reviewer for Second Chance Magic

November 2023 – Michelle M. Pillow’s 3 favorite reads in 2023, Shepherd

November 2023 – Lakeland Gazette: Second Chance Magic Review


2022

June 2022 – Indie Spotlight: Better Haunts and Garden Gnomes – Publishers Weekly

August 2022 – Indie Spotlight: Fire Prince – Publishers Weekly

September 2022 – First Lines: A Streak of Lightning – Publishers Weekly

December 12, 2022 – Member Spotlight: Michelle M. Pillow – Author’s Guild


2021

Webinar
Sept 16, 2021 – Amazon Direct Publishing’s KDP University @ Home with Michelle M. Pillow – Webinar discussing book marketing, publishing, branding, and writing in multiple genres.

In the News
June 25, 2021 – Indie Spotlight: Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime – Booklife

June 2021 issue of Publishers Weekly: Indie Spotlight– appeared in the 06/28/2021 issue of Publishers Weekly

July 2021 – Interview: Michelle M. Pillow – Cozy Capers

July 2021 – The Jaded Hunter by Michelle M. Pillow book quoted in The Herald

July 26, 2021 – Indie Spotlight: July 2021 – Booklife

July 26, 2021 – Publishers Weekly: Indie Spotlight – appeared in the 07/26/2021 issue of Publishers Weekly

August 2021 – Author Michelle Pillow Receives MS Arts Commission Grant – HottyToddy.com

August 2021 – Authors Guild – Member Awards & Achievements

August 2021 – Publishers Weekly: Indie Spotlight – appeared in the 08/30/2021 issue of Publishers Weekly

August 27, 2021 – Indie Spotlight: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Adventure – Booklife

September 4, 2021 – Mississippi author receives grant to distribute book – The Dispatch, newspaper

Oct 2021 – The Fifth Sense Featured Review – Publishers Weekly

Oct 1, 2021 – International Coffee Day 2021 Quotes – International Business Times

Nov 5, 2021 – Feral Prince, First Lines Feature – Publishers Weekly


2020

May 2020 – Spotlight: Michelle M. Pillow – The Writing Life, The Authors Guild 

Aug 2020 – From Afar — Science fiction romance, summer romance reading, bingo fun – Roswell Daily Record


2019

Feb 2019 – SCI-FI AND FANTASY ROMANCE RECOMMENDATIONS TO HELP YOU WEATHER FEBRUARY – SYFY.com – SYFY Fangrrls – SYFY Wire for the book Dragon Prince

April 2019 – ‘If you plagiarize, I will come for you:’ Nora Roberts sues author cited in #CopyPasteCris uproar – CBC about the #copypastecris plagiarist Cristiane Serruya (Michelle’s 12 books that the plagiarist stole from are listed in the twitter graphic)

April 2019 – Readers Fighting Plagiarism: An Interview with Kristy Caffeinated Fae and Claire Ryan – Smart Bitches Trashy Books Podcast about the #copypastecris plagiarist Cristiane Serruya who stole from 12 of Michelle’s books (read the transcript of the podcast)

July 2019 – Top quotes about haters hating on your relationship – Kenya News


2018

July 18, 2018 – Pauline Baird Jones Blog – Why Michelle M. Pillow Wrote BETTER HAUNTS AND GARDEN GNOMES

July 12,2018 – HottyToddy.com – Women on the Move: Romance Novelist Adds Sci-Fi Flair to Oxford By Talbert Toole, Lifestyles Editor

July 11, 2018 – Urban Fantasy Investigations – Interview: His Earth Maiden by Michelle M. Pillow

July 2018 Issue – RWR Romance Writers Report Magazine – 100 Published Romances Milestone

July 9, 2018 – Newswire – NYT and USA TODAY Bestselling Romance Author Michelle M. Pillow Recognized for Publishing Over 100 Books in Her Nearly 15-Year Career

July 9, 2018 – Everyday Fan Girl Blog – Interview with an Author: Michelle M. Pillow 

July 9, 2018 – Indie Author News – Indie Author Interview: Michelle M. Pillow

July 5, 2018 – Fiction Vixon Books and Beauty – Weekly Feature: His Earth Maiden: A Qurilixen World Novel (Space Lords Book 4) by Michelle M. Pillow

July 2018 – Pippa Jay’s Blog: Meet the Author Monday

June 26, 2018 – RomCon – Contemporary Interview with author Michelle M. Pillow

June 26, 2018 – Jessica E. Subject – Top Ten Reasons I’m an Author

June 25, 2018 – Sci Fi Romance Brigade – Monday Meet the Author – Michelle M. Pillow

June 25, 2018 – Newswire – Garden Gnomes and Mysterious Accidents the Premise of New Cozy Mystery by NYT Bestselling Romance Author, Michelle M. Pillow

June 18, 2018 –  Baroness’ Book Trove – About the Author Interview


2017

November 10, 2017 – Kobo Writing Life – Making the Group Effort

Mar 28, 2017  – Newswire – Award Winning Author, Michelle M. Pillow, Announces Launch of New Book, “Cauldrons and Confessions”, a Warlocks MacGregor® Novel


2016

Fall 2016 – TV Appearance – Syfy Channel’s Z Nation – Refugee of the Apocalypse: Being an extra on ‘Z Nation’

Dec 2016 – Arranged Marriage Perfect Juxtapose in Gothic Twister: An Interview with bestselling author Michelle M. Pillow – Tyler Tichelaar, Ph.D, The Gothic Wanderer

Dec 2016 – Michelle Pillow’s New Novel Reflects that Gothic Romance Is Alive and Well – Tyler Tichelaar, Ph.D, The Gothic Wanderer


Older

June 2006 – Writerspace – Dancing with Myself


See more articles and writings by Michelle M. Pillow on the Nonfiction Book Page

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