Raven’s love of vampires came from a love of Bram Stoker combined with history, science, and even religion over the ages. She brings new ideas into the paranormal romance horror/adventure novels, with ideas about super effective bio systems rather than sparkles or magic. Raven’s historic exploration is something we need more of in our would-be ageless paramours. … Continue…Episode 67 – Interview with Raven Belasco
Haven’t you always wanted to travel the world and get paid for it? That’s the dream of being a food and travel writer. Liz is here to talk about the business and give you a reality check, as she describes how she found her way into the niche that got her noticed and published: How to successfully travel with a disability. When your disability isn’t that visible, there are special steps to take for traveling success. Liz takes us through some of those challenges as well as talking about how she made the leap from tech writing to travel writing. … Continue…Episode 66 – Traveling with Pain and Liz Hamill
Jaime specializes in historical fiction for her published novels and talks about how she does her research and finds the right images to paint pictures in her mind that she brings to life. Come listen to her describe on the page what she sees in the movie of her imagination. … Continue…Episode 63 – Interview with Jaime Lee Moyer
Sean writes horror, science fiction, and fantasy, with a unique and focused approach for the writing and publishing market. He got started writing short stories because, “Fail fast!” learn from your mistakes! He blends his experience as part of the military with a deft storytelling twist, and tells us how he learned and grew as a writer. … Continue…Episode 60 – Weird Wars with Sean Patrick Hazlett
We’re happy to welcome author Raymond Miller back to the coffee house. Raymond reads part of a story for us, and takes the listener on an emotional roller coaster through Kentucky and From the Train Station, along with his experience writing in the time of Covid19. He talks about understanding life through the stories you’ve been told, and the styles and choices of authors. … Continue…Episode 54 – An Interview with Raymond Miller
We welcome John Baltisberger – horror writer, poet, publisher, and all-around amazing guy. John made the leap of faith into being full-time involved in the writing biz, and has enjoyed success through thrilling, chilling stories, hard work, and a lot of diversification. … Continue…Episode 45 – Oh, the Horror!
Jeannie and John sit down with the splendid Madeleine Robins, author of multiple books and series. She talks about how she got started writing, her inspirations, and the constant love of research that helps her write great historic fiction. … Continue…Episode 43 – An Interview with Madeleine Robins
With special guest L. Douglas Garrett. Doug writes novels about the life of an operative in various parts of the world. From dirt, tribal loyalties, and the importance of family, he describes bringing real life experience as an operative to create realism in his thrillers. … Continue…Episode 34 – Knife Fight to the Death, baby!
We are joined in the coffee house by Violette Woods, a writer of romance novels. Violette has five guidelines for successful writers of romance (or, we think, anyone) to share with you! … Continue…Episode 31 – Romancing the Romance
A year in retrospect; we published things, we wrote things, we inflicted poetry on innocent bystanders. We also invited people to asking us questions on Twitter and FB, and today we read the questions and answer them for you. … Continue…Episode 29 – A Year in Retrospect