Writer, Writer, Pants On Fire
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.

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Meg:

Instagram

Twitter

Site

 

Ad Links:

Vellum

Based On the Evidence

Thoughts From A Page

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. 

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Carrie:

Instagram

Twitter

Site

 

Ad Links:

The Spark Parade Podcast

Vellum

 

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.

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Kathleen:

Facebook

Site

Instagram

 

Ad Links:

PubSite

Komuso - Save 15% with code WRITER!

Move Deeply

Grisly Grapes Podcast

The Spark Parade Podcast

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.

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Cystal:

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

 

Ad Links:

PubSite

Star Jelly Files Podcast

Move Deeply

Shadowed Stars

Formulate - Use Code WRITER @ Checkout For FREE 2nd Order!

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. 

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Cardinal Rule Press:

Site

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

 

Ad Links:

Behind the Bits Podcast

Military True Crime

Vellum

 

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.

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Fauzia:

Site

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

 

Ad Links:

Memory My Way

Follow Friday Podcast

Vellum

Hectic

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?

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

 

Links for Landall:

Twitter

Facebook

 

Ad Links:

Memory My Way

The Mommy Mood Podcast

Vellum

 

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.

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

Links for Ashley:

Site

Facebook

Instagram

 

Ad Links:

Vellum

Truly Divine

Writer Wrong Podcast

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.

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

Links for Len:

Site

Facebook

Twitter

 

Ad Links:

We As, Start Talking Podcast

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. 

Read the Transcript

Support the Podcast

Follow on Facebook

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App