Episode 88A – Michael Potts – Death Rattle and other Dark Tales

Overview Michael is a professor of philosophy, which makes him one of the most prestigious guests we’ve had. Not to mention, he plays in chess tournaments. He has written several books, including a horror poetry collection. His more recent short story collection is all horror. If that wasn’t enough, he’s writing a screenplay. If that… Continue reading Episode 88A – Michael Potts – Death Rattle and other Dark Tales

Episode 87A – Donna Conrad – House of the Moon, Surviving the 60’s

Overview Donna takes us back and explores what it was like growing up in the 60’s. It is a memoir of her remembrances as a teen. Besides that, she has written a historical fiction called Last Magdalene. It is a 4 book series that is Christian based. While it isn’t non-fiction, it uses known events… Continue reading Episode 87A – Donna Conrad – House of the Moon, Surviving the 60’s

Episode 86A – Amanda Desiree – Smithy

Overview Amanda loves to watch classic movies and television when she isn’t writing and reading. And a lot of that consists of horror, which started with R.L. Stine. We discuss her interesting book – Smithy – about a group of college students working with a chimpanzee to study language. That is, until it appears Smithy… Continue reading Episode 86A – Amanda Desiree – Smithy

Episode 83 – 2nd Interview David Rae

Overview David is back to update us on his Crow Man book world. He’s had some problems and we discuss what he’s doing to help that and thoughts on what any author could do. He also would like to get a book of short stories based in his Crow Man world and offers any author… Continue reading Episode 83 – 2nd Interview David Rae

Episode 82A – Justin Sloan – Kari the Hunt

Overview Justin joins us again for the first time (sorry, it’s a thing) to talk about his books. Justin has written many fantasy and sci-fi, some of them have been with Michael Anderle. We discuss how books are different than video games and what he is working on now, which includes his ghostwriting. Since he… Continue reading Episode 82A – Justin Sloan – Kari the Hunt

Episode 80A – Jimmy Essien – The Derelict Divine

Overview Jimmy likes to do wood working and has built a sauna and a writer’s cabin. Some of his writing deals with woodworking and he’s been working on various projects. Like many creatives, he plays music and devoted a large part of his life to playing music. That is, until he started to go deaf… Continue reading Episode 80A – Jimmy Essien – The Derelict Divine

Episode 79 – 2nd Interview – Lily MacKenzie

Overview Lily joins us again talking about her latest book – The Ripening. She tells us about her writing adventures since we last spoke to her. Besides writing, Lily is a teacher, which has taught her quite a bit about her own writing. Previous Episode – https://www.discoveredwordsmiths.com/2021/05/06/episode-47a-lily-mackenzie-freefall/ Latest Book YouTube Transcript [00:02:59] Lily: things [00:03:00]… Continue reading Episode 79 – 2nd Interview – Lily MacKenzie

Episode 78A – Mary Elizabeth Jackson – Perfectly Precious Poohlicious

Overview Mary Elizabeth faces challenges as a writer and a mother. Two of her three kids are on the spectrum and they inspired her award winning book series. Not only all of that – she has two shows that stream online. Her mission is to help families which ultimately helps the kids. Her books help… Continue reading Episode 78A – Mary Elizabeth Jackson – Perfectly Precious Poohlicious

Episode 75A – Terry Shepherd – Chasing the Captain

Overview Terry has had several jobs through the years with writing being his latest. After he moved to Florida to be by family, he took up writing more seriously, and has five books published. His latest books are cop thrillers with a Latina detective. We discuss writing characters of different backgrounds and why he chose… Continue reading Episode 75A – Terry Shepherd – Chasing the Captain