An Agent’s Perspective: An Interview with Julie Gwinn

EPISODE 227I Today’s guest is agent Julie Gwinn from The Seymour Agency. With a decade in publishing and another two in marketing, she has a great perspective on what moves an author’s career forward. Julie gives us lots of great advice about how to get from the end of a first draft to a published…

Writing to Make People Happy: An Interview with Hilary Galanoy

EPISODE 223I Today’s guest is screenwriter Hilary Galanoy, co-writer with Elizabeth Hackett of the Netflix romantic comedies Love, Guaranteed and Falling Inn Love. (Note: You MUST watch the Disclaimer at the end of Love, Guaranteed – it’s hysterical!) Hilary shares with us how she and her partner and friend work together to write their screenplays,…

Cowriting the End of a Series: An Interview with Melissa Kosci

EPISODE 205I Today’s guest is Melissa Kosci, co-author of the new suspense book, A Dream Within a Dream, cowritten with Mike Nappa. Melissa tells us how she came to be cowriter of a series that already had two books in it, and what it was like to help finish telling the story. (I read book…

The Athlete and Writer Inside: An Interview with Sue Reynolds

EPISODE 199I Today’s guest is first-time author, Sue Reynolds. In her debut book, The Athlete Inside, Sue tells how at age 60 she lost 200 pounds and began her journey toward finishing sixth at the World Triathlon Championship. She tells us how one day her “why” changed – that she stopped thinking about her weight…