The Long and Winding Road: An Interview with Irene Hannon

EPISODE 242I Today’s guest is best-selling and award-winning author Irene Hannon. We’re talking about the latest book in her Hope Harbor series, Blackberry Beach, which releases April 6, 2021, with more books in the series coming. Irene shares about standing at the fork in the road when she had to decide between pursuing psychology and…

Reaching Out with Deep Emotion: An Interview with Cynthia Ruchti

EPISODE 240I Today’s guest is author and literary agent, Cynthia Ruchti. Her newest book, Facing the Dawn, has just come out with Revell. With over 30 years’ experience on radio, Cynthia learned to write for the ear, how a passage sounds, and that experience shines through in her novels. She encourages listeners to think about…

Conflict Doesn’t Have to be Torture: An Interview with Amanda Cabot

EPISODE 239I Today’s guest is Amanda Cabot, bestselling author of the brand new Dreams Rekindled, book two in the Mesquite Springs series. Amanda has strong feelings about goal, motivation, and conflict (GMC) and choosing the internal and external conflict of her main characters. Don’t like to think of all the ways you can make your…

Worldbuilding with Royalty: An Interview with Rachel Hauck

EPISODE 214I Today’s guest is bestselling author Rachel Hauck. Her newest book, To Love a Prince, came out in August and is book one in her new True Blue Royal series. Rachel has 30+ books out, and has taught dozens of writers how to improve their craft. From this perspective, we talk about worldbuilding in…

Writing a Dual Timeline: An Interview with Amanda Cox

EPISODE 213I Today’s guest is debut author, Amanda Cox. Her novel, The Edge of Belonging, came out in September and completely captured my heart! Amanda tells us how, while in the process of getting an editor’s attention and selling her novel, she took a story told in a single timeline and changed it to become…