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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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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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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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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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Stephanie Wrobel on Researching Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy & the Value of an MFA

Stephanie Wrobel on Researching Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy & the Value of an MFA

April 13, 2020

Today’s guest is Stephanie Robel whose debut novel, Darling Rose Gold, is available now. Stephanie joined me today to talk about her research involving Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy in order to write her novel. Also covered, how being a copywriter and having an MFA helped Stephanie transition into the publishing world.

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Exploring Themes of Motherhood & Sisterhood in Fiction with Gillian McAllister

Exploring Themes of Motherhood & Sisterhood in Fiction with Gillian McAllister

June 15, 2019

Today's guest is Gillian McAllister, a British author best known for her bestselling debut novel Everything But The Truth. Her new US release, The Good Sister, is an electrifying novel about the unyielding bond between two sisters, which is severely tested when one of them is accused of the worst imaginable crime.

Gillian joined me to talk about how her background in law helps illuminate her fiction, writing for the American audience, and how she explores themes of motherhood and sisterhood in her thrillers.

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