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Fauzia Burke on Building Your Online Platform & the Author as the Product

Fauzia Burke on Building Your Online Platform & the Author as the Product

March 1, 2021

Fauzia Burke of FSB Associates joined me to talk about how to build an online platform, the author as the product, social media, SEO, newsletters, building an author website, and the importance of fresh content.

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Landall Proctor On the Vulnerability of Writing Memoir

Landall Proctor On the Vulnerability of Writing Memoir

February 15, 2021

Today's guest is Landall Proctor, author of Headwinds, his personal story of an aborted to attempt to ride his bicycle around the perimeter of the US. Landall joined me today to talk about the vulnerability of writing memoir, including the question -- who wants to hear my stories?

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Eliza Jane Brazier On the Popularity of True Crime With Female Audiences

Eliza Jane Brazier On the Popularity of True Crime With Female Audiences

February 1, 2021

Today's guest is Eliza Jane Braizer, author of If I Disappear. Eliza joined me to talk about the draw that true crime seems to have for female audiences, as well as the impact of parasocial relationships.

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Ashley Audrain On The Complexity of Motherhood & Writing Advice She Loathes

Ashley Audrain On The Complexity of Motherhood & Writing Advice She Loathes

January 25, 2021

Ashley Audrain, author of The Push, a Good Morning America Book Club Pick, talks about the complexities of motherhood, and her fiction's focus on the maternal links we pass on with or without knowing. Also featured - the one piece of writing advice she loathes.

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Indie Author Len Joy On Publishing Later In Life

Indie Author Len Joy On Publishing Later In Life

January 11, 2021

Len Joy, author of Everyone Dies Famous, talks about delaying the publishing journey until arriving in his 60s, after being dissuaded in his teens. Also covered: parallels between endurance athleticism and novel writing.

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Robert McCaw Shares the Importance of Good Editing for Self-Publishing

Robert McCaw Shares the Importance of Good Editing for Self-Publishing

December 30, 2020

Today's guest is Robert McCaw, author of the Koa Kane Hawaiian Mystery series, talks about the importance of good editing, cover design, and other elements of self-publishing correctly. Also covered- making the transition from self-published to traditional publishing. 

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Jeff Lindsay on the Dexter Finale & Return, Plus New Riley Wolfe Series

Jeff Lindsay on the Dexter Finale & Return, Plus New Riley Wolfe Series

December 28, 2020

Jeff Lindsay - author of the Darkly Dreaming Dexter series, which was adapted for Showtime as the hit show Dexter - talks about the much-hated series finale, its return, and his new series featuring another anti-hero, Riley Wolfe.

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Anna Meriano On Writing YA With Roots In A Problematic Fandom

Anna Meriano On Writing YA With Roots In A Problematic Fandom

December 14, 2020

Today's guest is Anna Meriano, author of This Is How We Fly, a contemporary YA that focuses on a Muggle Quidditch team. Anna joined me today to talk about writing sports for young audiences, and how she navigated her debut being so closely tied to what has become a problematic fandom.

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Dina Brumfield On Tracing Women’s Rights In China Through Fiction

Dina Brumfield On Tracing Women’s Rights In China Through Fiction

November 30, 2020

Today's guest is Dina Brumfield, who was born and raised in Shanghai, China. She came to the United States to join her family as a young adult in late ‘80s. After earning her MBA, she worked as a consultant in New York and at various Silicon Valley companies, before quitting to act on her long-held aspiration to write, in English, her second language. It took her 10 years to write and polish Unbound, her debut novel.

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Charise Harper On Her Graphic Novel To Help Middle Graders With Embarrassment

Charise Harper On Her Graphic Novel To Help Middle Graders With Embarrassment

November 9, 2020

Today's guest is Charise Harper whose new release, So Embarrassing: Awkward Moments and How to Get Through Them, a graphic novel for middle graders) releases in November. Charise joined me to talk about how to handle embarrassing situations (even as an adult) and how to help others cope in the moment.

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