Episode 76 – Panel – Worldbuilding Events

Overview Today’s episode is actually an author panel with 8 authors discussing worldbuilding events. These are run by J Thorn and Zach Bohannon where a small group of authors gather to create a world in which they each write a story. A shared world. Time is spent not only discussing the rules of the world… Continue reading Episode 76 – Panel – Worldbuilding Events

Episode 75B – Terry Shepherd – Changing Careers

Overview Terry and I continue our conversation by talking about his change in career. Not just once, but several times during his life. Which led to his current writing career. YouTube Transcript Oh, okay. So that’s evolved for me. I started out with Microsoft word. Then I went to Scribner. Scrivener is really good for… Continue reading Episode 75B – Terry Shepherd – Changing Careers

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

Episode 74B – Jennifer Lieberman – Censorship

Overview WARNING: there may be some offensive spoken words in this episode Jennifer had problems with a solo play and had it censored. This also affected her book and she changed the name. We discuss this situation and why she decided to handle it the way she did. YouTube Transcript We’re back, boom, part two,… Continue reading Episode 74B – Jennifer Lieberman – Censorship

Episode 74A – Jennifer Lieberman – Year of What

Overview Jennifer started as a gymnast but is now an actress and a writer. Her life in New York influenced her book – which she describes as a cross between 50 Shades of Gray and Sex in the City. Her writing started young with her own fan fiction based on TV shows. Now she has… Continue reading Episode 74A – Jennifer Lieberman – Year of What

Episode 73B – Susan Rubin – Just Keep Writing

Overview Susan wants us to keep writing. That’s what she has done and the advice she gives to other authors. We talk about writing more than one thing and how you keep writing regardless of your other feelings on the issue. YouTube Transcript All right. Susan, welcome back to discovered wordsmith podcasts. Let’s talk a… Continue reading Episode 73B – Susan Rubin – Just Keep Writing

Episode 73A – Susan Rubin – The Road Not Taken

Overview Susan lives an interesting life – I mean, she lives in Hollywood and knows Steven Spielberg! She has been involved and written many plays through the years and brings the lessons learned to her current writing. She wrote a fiction book that has some elements based on her own life. The Road Not Taken… Continue reading Episode 73A – Susan Rubin – The Road Not Taken