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Episode 32A – Enosadeda Odiase – A Dance for the Gods

Nosa lives in the UK, though he is from Nigeria. Besides writing, he is a mechanical engineer by day and has used his knowledge to make the buildings in his books stand out.

He is writing a fantasy series based on the culture and beliefs of Nigeria. Currently, there are two books available and he is working on his third.

You can find his books at:

https://www.ghagerianpublishing.com/

He also has several favorite authors, including:

A favorite bookstore is in Crystal Palace – Bookseller Crow

https://booksellercrow.co.uk/

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Episode 31A – David Rae – Crowman

David’s first book is a dark fantasy called Crow Man. He currently lives in Scotland and works in the medical field.

We discuss his book and some classic literature. David has great thoughts and advice for new writers.

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Episode 28 – S.A. Schneider – Personal Update

The podcast has been going strong for 6 months. If you look at the list of authors interviewed and their books, they are quite a diverse group of wonderful people. If you have not, find the type of book you like to read and click that category on the podcast. I encourage you to check out the authors and read their books.

I also wanted to update everyone on my own writing. I have plans for books and stories to come out throughout the next several months. It is a very exciting time and there will be lots of new adventures to read. I also include writing lessons and activities for kids in my books. If you are a teacher or homeschool parent, check those out.

If you are interested in keeping up with The Bookstore Project, check it out here. There is a network of authors that are working together and putting a bunch of our books in local and independent bookstores. They are donations because it’s something we can do to help our favorite bookstores during these tough times. If you live in an area with one of these bookstores, please visit them and check out the books.

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Discovered Wordsmiths fantasy Fiction young adult

Episode 24 – David Kouri – Elyria

Today I talk with David Kouri from Texas. He is a thrill seeker and loves sports. In his past life he acted in theater and for TV before switched to behind the camera and writing.

His first book, Elyria, is a YA fantasy. When the main character discovers he is a 99 year old vampire and he’s meant to save the galaxy, his life changes.

Visit his website: https://www.davidkouri.com/
This link is on his website as well but it is a direct link to read free chapters from the book: https://451a74f0-3559-4533-8004-71cc838e1292.filesusr.com/ugd/361fd0_1a19f92a5e7e4287b9d87014bb6e5a48.pdf

One of his favorite bookstores is Book People:

https://www.bookpeople.com/

And Edgar Alan Poe is a favorite author

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Episode 18 – Dave Tamanini – Tituba the Intentional Witch of Salem

I talk to Dave Tamanini today about his book Tituba. It is a fiction account about one of the slave caught up in the witch trials.

Dave’s early career was as a lawyer dealing with civil rights, which led him to this account of the Salem Witch trials from a viewpoint not typically looked at. It is an interesting choice as an older white man, but he has a passion about the story that comes through when he talks about it.

https://www.davetamaniniauthor.com/

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Episode 14 – Gin Westcott – Tangle of Time

Gin is an outdoor enthusiast and loves the hiking in California. She enjoys her Schipperke dog to join her during her excursions and will dictate while hiking.

Gin has written a unique historical time travel book for Young Adults called a Tangle of Time.

You can find out about Gin on her website https://ginwestcott.com/

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Episode 13 – Becca Wicks – The Heathen King

Becca is a mother with 2 teenage sons and drives a truck as her day job. She’s also a musician along with being a writer.

She started writing in he rteens and has recently written several books including her The Heathen King in her Chronicles of Chaos series.

You can find her website: https://www.beccawicks.com

You can find her books at:  https://books2read.com/beccawicks

Her favorite books are:

Her favorite authors are George RR Martin, Tolkien, and Oscar Wilde.

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Episode 12 – Riley Tune – Paragon and Warper

Riley has written several books in two different genres – fantasy and superhero. He has spent a couple years working on improving sales and determining the direction he wants his writing to go, especially now that he has a son.

Check out his books:

He likes Marvel and Spider-man movies. Iron Man and Blade are some favorites also.

He likes Brandon Sanderson’s, Neil Gaiman, and Patrick Rothfuss fantasy. He recomends Artemis Fowl.

To top it off – he has had a book on the shelves at Barnes and Noble.

If you want to find out more – check out his you tube – www.youtube.com/onewordatatime

His website is rileytune.com.

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Episode 11 – E Ozols – Hope the Little Fox

E is an active person that channels her passions into multiple activities and likes to stay active. One of those activities is writing.

She has written a book called Hope the Little Fox. This is a fantasy book that shows a strong female character finding out about the world. She is still early in her author career and working on future works.

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Episode 10 – Antoine Bandele – By Sea and Sky

Antoine has had a varied career in his life. He caught the wave of Star Wars by having a relevant Youtube channel. He’s used those skills with his author career.

He uses his life experience and his family ancestry to bring unique stories to life. He bases some of his stories on African mythology and brings it to life in his stories.

Check out his website – https://www.antoinebandele.com/

He has a great youtube channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/SilentBat

His latest book is a sky pirate series:

Antoine’s favorite local bookstore is Eso Won Books