Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

115I – How the Story Changes: An Interview with Shawn Smucker

Episode 115I How the Story Changes: An Interview with Shawn Smucker

Today, we’re back again with Shawn Smucker, but this time we’re talking about nonfiction and his new memoir, Once We Were Strangers. It’s the story of how Shawn came to have a friendship with a Syrian refugee in Shawn’s hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and how their friendship changed both men. This book moved me like…

113I – Imagining a Real Life: An Interview with Jane Kirkpatrick

Episode 113I Imagining a Real Life - An Interview with Jane Kirkpatrick

Jane Kirkpatrick writes historical fiction from a different angle. She researches fascinating real people and then writes what’s missing from history — their personal stories. Everything She Didn’t Say is the latest of Jane’s novels. It’s about the real and imagined life of Carrie Strahorn, a pioneer woman and journalist of the late 19th century.…

111I – Lessons From a Long Career: An Interview with Thomas Locke

Episode 111I Lessons From a Long Career - An Interview with Thomas Locke

Today’s guest is author Thomas Locke, also known as Davis Bunn. Thomas has a brand new book out this week, the dystopian novel Enclave. In today’s interview, we walk through Thomas/Davis’ career as he tells us what he’s learned over twenty-plus years of highs and lows. The first thing he talks about is discipline. The…

110I – Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories: An Interview with Stacey Donovan

Episode 110I Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories

Editor Stacey Donovan joins us today to tell us about Hallmark Publishing! I’ve been talking about this new publisher of sweet romances and cozy mysteries for months now. Stacey talks about pitching the idea to the Hallmark CEO, getting the first books written as novelizations of existing Hallmark movies, and then her own romance novel…

108I – Human Trafficking in Fiction: An Interview with Lynn H Blackburn

Episode 108I Human Trafficking In Fiction - An Interview with Lynn H Blackburn

Today’s conversation with Lynn H Blackburn is so interesting! Not only do we talk about fun stuff like writing and stories, but we start our conversation with a very serious problem in the world – human trafficking. Her book,┬áIn Too Deep, has an element of human trafficking in the plot that makes it both compelling…