Posts Tagged ‘character building’

080I – Crafting a Novel Around a Real Person: An Interview with Sydney Avey

Episode 080I Crafting a Novel Around a Real Person

Sydney Avey is the author of three historical fiction novels including The Sheep Walker’s Daughter, The Lyre and the Lamb, and The Trials of Nellie Belle, a partially fictionalized tale of her great-grandmother’s life as the first female traveling court reporter in the American West. Today Sydney shares her story of how she came to read…

077I – Digging Deep to Find a Great Story: An Interview with Susan May Warren

Episode 077I Digging Deep to Find a Great Story

Multi-award-winning author Susan May Warren offers us a fun and exciting look at how she built her current series, the action-packed Montana Rescue series. Storm Front, book 5 in the soon-to-be 6-book series, released on May 1, 2018, and we talked about those characters, subplots, settings, and more. Susie May is a hybrid author, both…

074I – Add a Little Murder: An Interview with Patricia Bradley

Episode 074I Add a Little Murder: An Interview with Patricia Bradley

Interviewing the lovely Patricia Bradley was an exercise in paradoxes. Hearing this sweet Christian woman pronounce in her soft, Southern drawl, “Oh, I love to talk about murder. It’s just fun” was just the beginning of my mind bending to look at things differently. 😀 But I should have expected nothing less after I read the…

050I – Become a Story Genius: An Interview with Lisa Cron

Episode 050I Become a Story Genius

In addition to teaching writing in the UCLA Extension writing program, Lisa Cron is the author of both Wired for Story and Story Genius. She is an energetic and enthusiastic speaker who will reignite your fire and passion for writing! Lisa says that her first book, Wired for Story, is more of an explanation of…

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