We are delighted that the talented Raven Belasco is back with us, talking about the latest anthology that was just released: Adventures in Bodily Autonomy. Raven edited fourteen amazing stories from some of our favorite authors that flow through multiple universes, space, and time, offering new perspectives on the issue of reproductive justice. And besides paying the writers, all profits will go to non-profit Reproductive Freedom for All. She also got the rights to her Blood and Ancient Scrolls series back from her publisher, and talks about how and when a writer may need to do that. … Continue…Episode 190 – Welcome Back Raven Belasco
Tami is an enby/aro/ace author of queer fiction, and we all admire their stunning productivity during the pandemic! Tami also writes as S.T. Lynn, London Kemaker, and Anna Morgan – and offers clarity for new writers on how to establish a brand with a particular name to make it easy for readers to find more of what they love. Their storylines feature queer characters, found families, and the happily ever afters we all could use more of in today’s zeitgeist. … Continue…Episode 171 – Interview with Tami Veldura
Jennifer Nestojko, writer, poet, teacher, and bard discusses some of her new works with us and recommends some excellent reading. She schools John with facts on writing, and highlights symbolism, women, and disability, though not all together. We had a very good time talking with her, and you will have a good time listening to her! … Continue…Episode 147 – Interview with Jennifer Nestojko
Meet the talented Brenda Clough, who has been putting a new book out nearly every month in 2021! Brenda is an inspiration of constant writing, publishing, and working with Book View Cafe. Her latest work is historical thriller, with a hint of fantasy as the series progresses. … Continue…Episode 120 – Interview with Brenda Clough
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
Grab a coffee, faithful listeners. Chaz is going to read us a story from his upcoming collection titled “Everything in All the Wrong Order: The best of Chaz Brenchley.” This story is called I am Death’s Brother – originally published in 2004, now lost to the vaguarities of publishing. We will link to the upcoming collection right here the moment it’s available for pre-order! … Continue…Episode 74 – I am Death’s Brother
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!