Cat English has written four novels, with the first about to release for general sales in February. This first book, “Briefly Yours”, is a very graphic biography of the life story of a call girl in Manchester who uses a lot of her profits to run a cat rescue organization. This interview is NSFW and very frank in discussions around descriptions of sex, brothels, and how people mistreat animals – with a hopeful note on what anyone can do to help TNR feral cats. … Continue…Episode 134 – Interview with Cat English
In the shadows of both the beeriest and brightest cities in America lurk crime and corruption. One well dress civilized man wearing a snap brim fedora fights against the forces of evil. Who is this man?
David S. Pedersen has written some wonderful noir detective stories, and been short listed for the Lambda awards. He is an amateur architect, and doesn’t know why they are called snap brim fedoras either. These, and other questions are discussed in episode 133 of Writers Drinking Coffee. … Continue…Episode 133 – The Noir Snap Brim
Josh Rountree writes sci fi, fantasy, and horror short stories that excite us for the way he uses America as “a character that fights and claws and screams its way through most of my stories. Sometimes a hero and sometimes a villain. Broken but hopeful. Trying to figure things out.” Josh is a frequent choice for fantasy and horror award noms, and has a great slant on the craft of short story writing, especially in terms of evoking the feelings from music. … Continue…Episode 131 – Interview with Josh Rountree
Gail Carriger has been one of the driving forces in bringing back Steampunk, mixing it with comedy and a hearty dose of supernatural romance, and there you are! Hooked! She talks with us about the heroine’s journey, writing science fiction, how to keep yourself inspired, and more. … Continue…Episode 130 – Interview with Gail Carriger
Critic, writer, and editor Jerry Wheeler discusses small press collections, the joy of good titles, the business of editing, among other things, and answers our questions. He brings a joyous voice and intelligent eye, and has advice worth listening to. … Continue…Episode 128 – Interview with Jerry L. Wheeler
Today we talk to Karen Hicks, something of a polymath in areas of interest and writing. Karen is a screenwriter and journalist, a newsletter chronicler, a biographer, a romance novelist, a short story and ghost writer, a non-fiction writer, and a columnist. She shares with us her methods on research as well as the passion and discovery that writing can inspire. … Continue…Episode 126 – Interview with Karen Hicks
KL Gallagher joins us for her very first book interview! WDC is honoured to introduce you to her first novel: Hat Trick; a tale of romance, hockey, and lesbians taking over the world! (that last part may be exaggerated). KL talks about her inspiration, her guiding force, and finding her way from reader to author all in one wild year. … Continue…Episode 119 – The Hat Trick of Romance
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