Writing the POV of the Opposite Sex: An Interview with Dr Debra Holland

EPISODE 244I Today’s guest is Dr Debra Holland, award-winning romance author as well as psychotherapist and grief counselor. Dr Debra taught an online class for our Romance Writers of America chapter once called “Understanding Men.” It was so helpful, I’ve never forgotten it — and I asked if we could talk about it on the…

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…

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…