105I – Writing Christmas in July: An Interview with Melody Carlson

Episode 105I Writing Christmas in July - An Interview with Melody Carlson

Our guest today is Melody Carlson, the award-winning author of over two hundred books. Despite having so many, she does tend to be known for her many Christmas stories. Today we talk to her about her latest Christmas book, A Christmas by the Sea. Due to the timing of publishing, Melody mostly has to write…

104I – Romantic Suspense From Around the World: An Interview with Lisa Harris

Episode 104I Romantic Suspense From Around the World

The lovely Lisa Harris talks to us today about building a romantic suspense novel from the ground up. She explains how she organizes her information (she loves Scrivener and Excel!), what she needs to know before she begins, and how she starts writing. She also talks about setting a word-count goal that works for you,…

103I – The Strong Quaker Women of Nantucket: An Interview with Suzanne Woods Fisher

Episode 103I The Strong Quaker Women of Nantucket

Suzanne Woods Fisher joins us today for a riveting and fun conversation about Nantucket, its amazing history and people, and the trilogy of Quaker books she set on the island. Did you know that the Macy family (from the Macy’s department stores) and the Folger family (from Folger’s coffee, what my mom drank) both come…

101I – Querying and Getting THE CALL: An Interview with Claire Eliza Bartlett

Episode 101I Querying and Getting The Call

We writers love stories, and some of the most exciting are stories of getting THE CALL – from an agent who wants to represent our books (and with whom we’re now working happily ever after), and from our agent or an editor who wants to buy our books. Claire Eliza Bartlett, our guest today, tells…