Chaz has new books out and coming soon, and we are all terribly excited about it! Chaz talks about his new collection the “Best of”, along with a new story on Tor.Com. And then there’s the Boarding School books and Outremer and a cookbook for next Christmas. And Karen got in print, too! There’s tons to celebrate at the Brenchley house, and you’re invited to share it. … Continue…Episode 118 – Beans with Chaz
An interview with International Youth and Author Lisa Czarina Michaud, who brings the music of words to youth romance (is it romance? Is it love? It is a time of difficulties, both in age and in the United States.) It is a memoir of her youth in New York, and we’re glad she didn’t wait any longer to write it, because it’s wonderful. … Continue…Episode 117 – Interview with Lisa Czarina Michaud
Welcome to episode CXVI, where we talk to author Christine Cianci about her new book Walking the Mosaic. Christine is an amazing artist in multiple mediums, and adds science fiction to her portfolio with this new release. We caught up with her to talk about Rome, art, and the other influences in her creation.
Jeannie, John, Christine Cianci … Continue…Episode 116 – Interview with Christine Cianci
We sat down with Cassandra Alexander to talk about her writing career, and in particular her newest foray into non-fiction with a memoir called The Year of the Nurse. Her recounting of being an ICU nurse during the Covid crisis is by turns moving, chilling, and filled with the dark humor that is so often found in hospitals. … Continue…Episode 115 – Interview with Cassandra Alexander
Anyone can get blocked in writing. It can be agonizing over an opening and how much exposition to put in, plotting how to take over the world, or even just herding cats to give you time to write. Jeannie invited Madeleine Robins and Cliff Winnig back to talk about their individual blocks in an attempt to crowdsource ideas about building plot events as a demonstration of how you might be able to get past blocks of your own with friends. … Continue…Episode 114 – The Block Party
John and Dave interview Joel Righetti about his storytelling podcast. Tales from the Dungeon is a fantasy fiction podcast that will immerse you in a mystical world filled with swords and magic, heroes, and villains. … Continue…Episode 112 – Tales from the Dungeon
Herein referred to as Episode Nelson for reasons discussed within the episode, we introduce you to Stephen Murray.
Stephen Murray is from S. Africa and Europe, settled in Vegas, and has retired to write short love stories, cozy mysteries, and more recently has forayed into the superstition of 111 … Continue…Episode 111 – Interview with Stephen Murray
Isabelle started as a fashion designer, and her eye for rich detail turned into a love of writing. She started with a short story for an Anthology, discovered world building, and from that writing the Delacourt Shapeshifter Trilogy sprang up. Her latest new book is out – The Witch of Belle Fleur, with a sequel on the way. Isabelle created an Afro-Latina protagonist based on her own Miami upbringing, and you might like her heroine’s journey to become lead witch of her small town. … Continue…Episode 110 – Interview with Isabelle Hardesty
Cassandra started as a reporter, then went back to get her MFA in creative writing. Cassandra’s first full-length book is a non-fiction memoir called We Are Bridges, and Jeannie devoured it entirely in a day. We Are Bridges a story that ranges across three generations from Louisiana with the lynching of a great-grandfather to modern life in Los Angeles, exploring romance and race and motherhood and what they all mean together. She shares with us her practiced art of listening, how working with editors and deadlines helped, and her drive to become a writer and a storyteller. … Continue…Episode 109 – Interview with Cassandra Lane
Liz Williams is a British science fantasy writer, historian, and occultist. With a PhD in Epistemology and a fascination for occultism, her work ranges from science, pure fantasy, supernatural, and even into non-fiction historical survey of British paganism. We loved her “pantsing a bucket list” approach! Grab a latte and learn more! … Continue…Episode 108 – Interview with Liz Williams