Trying Your Best Is Good Enough: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 141E Trying Your Best Is Good Enough

EPISODE 141E In today’s Encouraging Words episode, I want to encourage you that you are probably not a person who doesn’t try their best. Sure, maybe you could do better if you had more time, or better materials, or any number of other things that make the situation different. But right now, with the time and…

Finding Time to Write: An Interview with John Bucholtz

Episode 140I Finding Time to Write

EPISODE 140I Today’s guest is the love of my life, my husband, John Bucholtz. 😀  He started writing Middle Grade books a few years ago, and today he’s sharing how he finds time to write despite several international moves, a motorcycle accident, and full-time employment. Like many writers, he started writing in elementary school. But…

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Finishing Your First Book: An Interview with James Blatch

Episode 139I Finishing Your First Book

EPISODE 139I Our guest today is former BBC reporter, James Blatch. You may recognize him as the co-host of the Self-Publishing Show podcast (formerly Self-Publishing Formula) with Mark Dawson. He shares with us the long journey of writing his first book, which should be out in a few months. James tells us how he started…

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Food, Language, and Writing 18th Century America: An Interview with Laura Frantz

Episode 138I Food Language and Writing 18th Century America

EPISODE 138I Our guest today is Laura Frantz, historical romance author of nearly a dozen books of faith, romance, and courage. Her latest book is A Bound Heart, the story of two people sold as indentured servants and expelled from their beloved Scotland, but destined to be together in the Americas. Laura writes in a…