D.C. and Avery chat with A.Z. Louise about writing poetry, what it's like writing while neurodivergent, and gush a little about fountain pens. Mentioned in the episode: A.Z. Louise's Website The Submission Grinder Writer Beware Poem by A.Z. Louise: She's Not a Phoenix Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode 084 (to download, right-click the … Continue reading Episode 84: Interview with A.Z. Louise!
Episode 77: Off the Rails with Bendi Barrett!
In one of our most unhinged episodes, Avery and D.C. sit down with author Bendi Barrett to discuss pen names, writing interactive fiction, the utter satisfaction of tearing dot matrix paper, and the best chapstick flavor. Find out more about Bendi and his work here, or follow him on Twitter. Other items mentioned: Bar Cart … Continue reading Episode 77: Off the Rails with Bendi Barrett!
Episode 75: Interview with Literary Agent Chelsea Hensley!
Avery and guest host Emily chat with agent Chelsea Hensley of KT Literary. We discuss the ongoing HarperCollins Union strike, our beefs against the Game of Thrones TV show, and the realities of the query trenches from the other side. More information about Chelsea and how to query her can be found here. Emily's Percy … Continue reading Episode 75: Interview with Literary Agent Chelsea Hensley!
Episode 70: Planning Your Book with Plottr
D.C. and Avery welcome author Troy Lambert to the podcast to discuss the writing app Plottr! We chat about all the ways Plottr can help both planners and pantsers, as well as our techniques for revision and some favorite app uses and features. Links: Plottr AppMINOR NOTE: We apologize for a few small audio skips … Continue reading Episode 70: Planning Your Book with Plottr
Episode 61: K.D Edwards Interview
We chat with author K.D. Edwards about his book series, The Tarot Sequence. We also discuss how to approach writing fight scenes, what it's like to write a clairvoyant character, hybrid publishing, his relationship with his readers, and more! Items Mentioned: K.D. Edwards Website Rainbow Crate Pre-Order The Eidolon Drink Recipes: Ciaran's Color-Changing Glitter Bomb, Part … Continue reading Episode 61: K.D Edwards Interview
Episode 55: Write It Better – Transgender Characters
(Interview with Matthew Spencer) In the first of our "Write It Better" interview episodes, we sit down with illustrator Matthew Spencer to discuss his experiences as a transgender man, the portrayal of trans characters in media, and ways writers can better incorporate trans characters into their work. Items mentioned: The Sleepless, by Victor Manibo Black … Continue reading Episode 55: Write It Better – Transgender Characters
Episode 41: Patricia A. Jackson Interview
We had a blast interviewing the author of Forging a Nightmare about writing horses, our best Ren Faire stories, the Panther Anti-Racist Union, and more! Items mentioned: Bar Cart Bookshelf:Elias Eells crafts cocktails inspired by books. Visit the channel on YouTube or Twitter Panther Anti-Racist Union:A group of young leaders fighting book bans and promoting … Continue reading Episode 41: Patricia A. Jackson Interview
Episode 9: Short Fiction with Crystal L. Kirkham
In this episode, Avery interviews author Crystal L. Kirkham about everything short fiction, from drabbles to flash fiction to novellas. Find Crystal L. Kirkham online: Website NSFWords Podcast Twitter Sites and tags mentioned in this episode: NSFWords episode on reading/writing widely #vss365 prompt tag on Twitter Submission Grinder Crystal's anthologies and books Drinks: Boozy Strawberry … Continue reading Episode 9: Short Fiction with Crystal L. Kirkham