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…

When Your Life Depends On It: An Interview with Brad Borkan

EPISODE 191I Today‚Äôs guest is Brad Borkan, author of When Your Life Depends On It (co-written with David Hirzel, audiobook narrated by Dennis Kleinman). Brad’s specialty area is decision sciences, how businesses and people make decisions. We have a fascinating discussion about Antarctic explorers, the main characters in his nonfiction book, and how we can…