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…

Story or Die: An Interview with Lisa Cron

EPISODE 237I Today’s guest is the wonderful Lisa Cron sharing with us about her new book, Story or Die: How to Use Brain Science to Engage, Persuade, and Change Minds in Business and in Life. While Lisa’s previous books, Wired For Story and Story Genius, were aimed more at writers, Story or Die is for…

Novelizing True Crime: An Interview with Jennifer Dornbush

EPISODE 211I Our guest today is Jennifer Graeser Dornbush, screenwriter, author, international speaker, and forensic specialist. Her father was a medical examiner with a home office, so Jennifer grew up around death. She participated in her first fatality investigation when she was eight years old, and she’s been involved in writing about crime ever since.…