Posts Tagged ‘QRCA’

Interview with Andrew Kent

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

andrewkentAndrew Kent is a researcher turned fiction writer, living in central Massachusetts, with his wife, children, and dogs. His first novel, “Spam & Eggs: A Johnny Denovo Mystery,” was published in February 2009. It introduces the character of Johnny Denovo, a detective who uses metaphor to solve cases. Kent has been described as “a new author whose originality explodes from these pages,” and the book has been hailed as “a masterpiece of deductive challenge, engrossing reading, and engaging entertainment” and “a book that in fact puts the writing of a lot of very seasoned and famous mystery writers to shame.” You can follow him at  He is interviewed here by QRCA VIEWS managing editor, Dr. Sharon Livingston.

An Interview with Jim Loretta

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

He has over 25 years of marketing research experience among clients in the United States, US Hispanic and Latin American market segments. He was born and raised in Mexico and is completely bilingual and bicultural. As a strategic planner, he is adept in transferring key insights and hot buttons generated from qualitative research into actionable copy points in the development of creative execution working closely with both clients and advertising agencies. He is interviewed here by QRCA member, Maureen Quinn Olsen.