Episode 59A – Catherine Spader – Mask of the Soul Eater

Catherine lives in Colorado and moved there to do the Colorado things – like ice hockey. She even helped start the first women’s ice hockey league in Illinois. She started her writing career doing journalism, which helped her fiction writing. While she didn’t like journalism in high school, after she was a Deadhead, she got… Continue reading Episode 59A – Catherine Spader – Mask of the Soul Eater

Episode 58 – Reader Dave

Dave is an avid reader who typically chooses to read instead of watch TV, movies or play video games. He used reading as an escape and continues to read voraciously. He is retired and lives in Pennsylvania with his wife where he has been enjoying reading old favorites. He has good insights into why he… Continue reading Episode 58 – Reader Dave

Episode 53A – Michelle Dykman – Her Sanctuary, His Heart

Michelle lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband. She says she’s an import from South Africa and they moved to Canada because her husband got a calling to work in a church. As a high school teacher, her first books were for teens. They were written to help teens see how their decisions can affect… Continue reading Episode 53A – Michelle Dykman – Her Sanctuary, His Heart

Episode 50 – J Thorn

To kick off my 1 year anniversary and 50th episode milestone, I am talking with J Thorn. J is a successful writer of dystopian and horror fiction. He has written millions of words and is a bestseller novelist. Lately, he has been running a great mastermind group – The Author Success Mastermind. He and Crys… Continue reading Episode 50 – J Thorn

Episode 49A – JD Rempel – Marigold and the Snoring King

JD lives in San Francisco with her husband and a turtle. Besides writing she likes British TV shows. She wrote her first book, which she didn’t publish, for her nephew. She has written a fairy tale – Marigold and the Snoring King which got an honorable mention in the Writers Digest awards. Her other grade… Continue reading Episode 49A – JD Rempel – Marigold and the Snoring King

Episode 47A – Lily Mackenzie – Freefall

Lily Mackenzie is originally from Calgary, Alberta Canada but has lived in Northern California for most of her life. As a single mom, she worked at several jobs, including at a dance studio. At one point she discovered that she wanted to be a writer. Part of that discovery was finding journaling and has done… Continue reading Episode 47A – Lily Mackenzie – Freefall

Episode 45A – Josh & Rose Foreman – The Scarred King

Rose and Josh are a mother/son co-writing team. They are working on a universe, not just a book. There are plans for multiple books within this universe. Josh works on video games and uses that knowledge to help build his world AND design other items – like the sculpture used in the picture below. If… Continue reading Episode 45A – Josh & Rose Foreman – The Scarred King

Episode 44 – Annabelle – Lost in Christmas Wonderland

Annabelle is a 10 year old girl that lives in London. She goes to school and enjoys the same games and movies and other activities that her friends do. Annabelle is different in one very important way. She is a published author. I didn’t get the chance to talk with Annabelle directly, but I spoke… Continue reading Episode 44 – Annabelle – Lost in Christmas Wonderland

Episode 43A – Caramel Lucas -In Love with the Other Man

Caramel is a very busy woman. She writes books, but is also a stand up comic and a motivational speaker in Orlando, Florida. And it doesn’t stop there. She has a YouTube channel where she shows a movie she made based on her book and she’s even created a perfume. All that, and she’s a… Continue reading Episode 43A – Caramel Lucas -In Love with the Other Man