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February Roundup & Dawn Powell, My Great Unread

February Roundup & Dawn Powell, My Great Unread

February 26, 2018

Host Mindy McGinnis recaps the February guests, and shares the story of Dawn Powell - an amazing writer in the early 1900s who was born five miles from her... and she'd never heard her name.

Learn more about Dawn Powell

 

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KISS ME, KILL YOU by Larissa C. Hardesty

 

 

 

Rachele Alpine: Know What You Want In A Literary Agent

Rachele Alpine: Know What You Want In A Literary Agent

February 19, 2018

Today’s guest is Rachele Alpine, author of both YA and middle grade titles, as well as being a full-time English teacher, wife and mom. Rachele joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the importance of knowing what you want in an agent – and what questions to ask – before you begin querying, how having a teacher guide made for your book can crack the classroom market, as well as time management and how Rachele maximizes every minute in order to be a full time teacher, wife, mother, and writer.

Rachele's Links:

Site

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

 

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Paper Hearts Workbook by Beth Revis

Michelle Houts: The Importance of A Writing Space

Michelle Houts: The Importance of A Writing Space

February 11, 2018

Today’s guest is Michelle Houts, a fellow Ohioan who also writes across multiple genres. Michelle joins host Mindy McGinnis to talk about the importance of letter writing and journaling from a personal perspective, as well as the historical, as these are a primary source for biographers. Also, the importance of a writer having a physical space specifically for creative work. And, how the story will tell you whether it is a picture book, novel, or non-fiction.

Michelle's Links:

Site

Blog

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

 

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Sarah Aronson Highlights Workshop

VALENTINE KISSES

 

Select A Story

Select A Story

February 5, 2018

Today's guest is Katie Ernst, the Co-Founder of Select a Story, a company which produces interactive stories for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Think: a Choose Your Own Adventure Audiobook that you can talk to. Katie talks about the company, how voice devices can be beneficial to authors, and how authors can go about writing one.

Select A Story

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