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Jan 20, 2021


Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Dani Shapiro, chatted with me about the Groundhog's Day effect of the pandemic, the transition from fiction to memoir, and the hidden power of Family Secrets.

"There's no check the boxes kind of 'career development,' or anything like that, that...

Jan 13, 2021


The award-winning mystery writer and popular crime novelist, Craig Johnson, spoke with me about his long-running Longmire series, shotgun self-realization, and how to write good books.

"How am I ever gonna get seen? Write good books." — Craig Johnson

Craig is the New York Times bestselling...

Jan 5, 2021


The internationally bestselling thriller writer, Emily Schultz, spoke with me about recollections of coming of age as a Gen-Xer, her creative process in multiple mediums, and how to funnel emotion onto the page.

"You have to be able to take your own emotions and experiences and translate them...

Dec 24, 2020


Internationally bestselling author, publisher, and founder of Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press, Jesse Krieger, took time to chat with me about disruptions to the publishing industry, the intersection of creativity and commerce, and marketing and promotion strategies for self-published...

Nov 29, 2020


New York Times Notable author, Bryan Washington, dropped by to chat about how his short stories garnered so much acclaim, what cuisine tells us about the larger narrative around sharing a meal, and why writers need to ignore the publishing marketplace.

"A reading itself can feel more akin to a...