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
Jo Fletcher built a publishing house, and has recently returned to her love of finding really good authors and making them better with freelance editing. Jo talks about how to find your repetitions, your bad habits, and talks about some of her observations in trends and genres – what goes around comes around again. A good read is a good read! Jo gives new writers plenty to think about. … Continue…Episode 164 – An Interview with Jo Fletcher
Dr. Kate Gale is a poet, publisher, and lyricist among many other roles, and has released a new book of poetry. We talk to her about poetry, opera, class, the press, and Medusa, and she reads the poem “Those Who Love Medusa”. … Continue…Episode 142 – Interview with Kate Gale
Emmy Nordstrom Higdon joins us to talk about the publishing biz, especially challenges of the current global supply chain. If you ever wondered what Dostoevsky and Charmin have in common, Emmy happily explains the connection between wood pulp, garbage, shipping, and trans-oceanic trade. No country is an island of self-sufficiency, so come learn interconnectedness of all things required to get a new book into your hands or eReader. … Continue…Episode 139 – Interview with Emmy Nordstrom Higdon
Catherine Lundoff is a writer, editor and publisher of Queen of Swords press, and joins us today to talk about all three! How she researches and writes, what she writes about, how she works as an editor, teacher, and publisher, and how to do all three in the middle of a plague. … Continue…Episode 123 – Interview with Catherine Lundoff
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!
In which Chaz and Jeannie interview Geralyn Lance from Subterranean Press. How does a publisher’s Production Manager…. Manage words? How do they find artists? How do they wrangle bookbinders? … Continue…Episode 24 – Interview with a Publisher