Along with working as a biopharmaceutical engineer, traveling the world, teaching English as a second language, teaching flight school, and putting triplets through college, Stephen H. Smith found time to write a novel about a pandemic...long before COVID-19 hit. Prescient? Clairvoyant? Watch and decide for yourself!
Maureen Sherbondy is a college professor living in North Carolina who writes poetry, short stories and now, novels. How she came to write her YA novel, Lucky Brilliant, how writing in other genres helped, and what's next for this prolific author makes for a fascinating interview.
Timothy Hallinan is a much lauded author of 23+ novels, many of which were nominated for, or awarded major literary awards. He will describe his three series, talk about why he's walking away from Poke Rafferty and what's in his writing future. Sit back and enjoy!
Patti Liszkay is an Ohio-based playwright and author based in Ohio. Listen to her advice on how to write a popular blog, how she made the move from plays to novels and how she aims for universal appeal when writing comedy.
S. Lee Manning is a former journalist and attorney whose upcoming release, Trojan Horse, is currently available for pre-order. She discusses writing espionage as a woman, the road to publication and how her character's arc mirrored her own. Sit back and enjoy!
Suzanne Chazin is the author of two suspense series, one featuring a female firefighter and another featuring Jimmy Vega, who investigates murders in the immigrant community. Watch Suzanne explain how these stories hit close to home, where her ideas come from and how she has the uncanny knack of writing about events before they happen.
The minute I heard that Lucy Kirk was ex-CIA, I knew I had to have her on the show. She'll speak to sexism in the department, why "spy" is a dirty word, and how her experiences flavored her new debut novel, The Poison Factory.
D.M. Barr writes novels of suspense, sex and satire.