The Disciplines of Writing: An Interview with Rachel Hauck

EPISODE 266I The lovely Rachel Hauck joins us again today to talk about the disciplines of writing. There are so many things we need to juggle to write a book, to have a writing career, to create our art in a way that brings us more joy than frustration. Today we talk about some of…

Exploring the Art of Character: An Interview with DiAnn Mills

EPISODE 265I Bestselling author DiAnn Mills returns to share with us tips from her new book, Exploring the Art of Character. DiAnn believes a good bestselling book must have characters that we want to follow and learn more about. She gives us lots of ideas on how to dig deeper during the interview, and there…

I Get to or I Have to Write: An Interview with Shawn Smucker

EPISODE 260I Author Shawn Smucker returns to the show to talk about his brand new book, The Weight of Memory. I’m a big fan of his magical realism books, and this one didn’t disappoint. Shawn and I talk about memory, how we think it works and what studies are showing about it. This conversation —…

When Good Books Go Wrong: An Interview with Liz Johnson

EPISODE 259I Author Liz Johnson is back with us to talk about her brand new book, Beyond the Tides. While she was writing it, some things in her personal life affected the storyline…in an amazing way! Listen to her story about how sometimes things going wrong can be the beginning of a good thing. Since…