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Actress & Author Meg Tilly On Writing Organically

Actress & Author Meg Tilly On Writing Organically

August 2, 2021

Actress Meg Tilly joined me to talk about the skills that carried over. from her successful acting career into writing fiction, her process, and how she finally identified herself as an author.

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Emily Hornburg on Debuting in the Pandemic, & Representation of Disabilities in Fiction

Emily Hornburg on Debuting in the Pandemic, & Representation of Disabilities in Fiction

July 19, 2021

Today's guest is E.E. Hornburg, author of the Cursed Queens series. Emily joined me to talk about her long journey to publication, only to debut in the pandemic. We also talk about the representation of disability in fiction, as well as religious representation. Also covered - the importance of local support, and how hitting the pavement really helps. 

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A Narrator & Author Talk Creating Audiobooks For The Indie Market

A Narrator & Author Talk Creating Audiobooks For The Indie Market

July 5, 2021

Today's guests are Carrie Coello, an audiobook narrator, and Kate Karyus Quinn, an indie author. They talk about different avenues for indie authors to produce their own audiobooks, and services to match authors with narrators, as well as the ins and outs of the indie audiobook world.

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Kathleen Basi On Writing Music, Fiction &The Personal Sting of Rejection

Kathleen Basi On Writing Music, Fiction &The Personal Sting of Rejection

June 21, 2021

Today's guest is Kathleen Basi, author of A Song for the Road. Kathleen joined me today to talk about the similarities and differences between writing music and writing fiction, as well as the particular sting of rejection that both can carry. Also covered: fiction as a vehicle for empathy, and the querying process.

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Crystal Swain Bates On Promoting Diversity In Children’s Publishing

Crystal Swain Bates On Promoting Diversity In Children’s Publishing

June 14, 2021

Todays guest is Crystal Swain-Bates, a celebrated children's book author and the owner of Goldest Karat Publishing, which was founded in order to address the lack of diversity in children's literature. Crystal has written and published 12 children's books, which have been seen on platforms including CNN and Huffington Post. Her book Big Hair, Don't Care is one of Amazon's most highly reviewed black children's books on the market.

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Laura Hankin On Female Power & A Special Place For Women

Laura Hankin On Female Power & A Special Place For Women

June 1, 2021

Today's guest is Laura Hankin, author of A Special Place for Women. Laura joined me today to talk about female power and how it plays out among women, as well as the idea that "women can't be funny."

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Kathleen West on Writing Unlikeable Characters

Kathleen West on Writing Unlikeable Characters

May 17, 2021

Today's guest is Kathleen West, author of Are We There Yet? We talk teachers who are writers, writers who are teachers, and the effect of social media on all of us - youth and adults.

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Robbie Couch Talks LBGTQ Issues And Small Towns

Robbie Couch Talks LBGTQ Issues And Small Towns

May 3, 2021

Today's guest is Robbie Couch, author of THE SKY BLUES. He joined me today to talk about writing honestly about LBGTQ issues and forward thinking in small communities.

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Abigail Dean Talks Writing Psychologically Flawed Characters

Abigail Dean Talks Writing Psychologically Flawed Characters

April 19, 2021

Debut author Abigail Dean talks about writing Girl A, one of 2021's Most Anticipated Books, writing psychologically flawed characters, and the pressure of following up a hugely successful debut.

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Inclusivity In Children’s Books & How Publishers Find Illustrators

Inclusivity In Children’s Books & How Publishers Find Illustrators

April 5, 2021

Today's guest is Maria Dismondy, of Cardinal Rule Press. Maria is dedicated to having her publishing company produce picture books that empower children with timeless messages of hope, courage and the Golden Rule. She works diligently to have Cardinal Rule Press release children’s literature that represents today’s diversity while remaining dedicated to messages that make a difference. 

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