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A Passion for History: An Interview with Regina Scott

Regina Scott has published over 45 historical novels, winning awards and fans along the way. She loves history, so she finds research fun, not boring at all. Today she tells us about some of the amazing fun – that is, research – she’s done in the name of fiction, and helps us see what we…

Bringing Justice to Fiction: An Interview with Lynette Eason

EPISODE 175I Today’s guest is Lynette Eason, author of the new book, Collateral Damage. With over 60 books published, Lynette has a lot of experience in creating new characters, new series, and all kinds of interesting plots. Lynette shares how she starts a book, how she gets started writing for the day, how she found…

Writing Murder and Mayhem

EPISODE 166I Our guest today, Natalie Walters, has just published her second romantic suspense novel, Deadly Deceit, the followup to Living Lies. We have an enthusiastic conversation about scary movies, where to hide the bodies, and finding story ideas in your own life. Natalie finds brainstorming to be the most fun part of writing. While…

Writing Thrillers and Spy Novels

Episode 165I Writing Thrillers and Spy Novels

EPISODE 165I Today’s guest is James R Hannibal, author of military thrillers for adults and fantasy adventure books for kids. His newest book is The Gryphon Heist, book one in a new series. In this episode, we chat about James’ military background and how he came to write military thrillers. We also discuss how to…

124T – Understanding the Basics of Publishing

Episode 124T Understanding the Basics of Publishing

A friend of mine asked me to help her understand a little about publishing because her father had written a novel and she wanted to make sure he didn’t get taken advantage of. This is some of the information I shared with her. There are two main ways to publish a book – traditional publishing,…