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May 19, 2021


New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winner, Lisa Scottoline, spoke with me about what she learned from literary lion Philip Roth, impostor syndrome, and her latest book, Eternal.

“I think all writing is writing, and all writing is good. And whether it gets published or not, it...

May 5, 2021


Celebrated author, Walter Mosley, took a timeout to chat with me about how he didn't write a sentence he liked until age 35, the sprawling muse of Los Angeles, and his conflicted feelings after winning a big National Book Award.

“Write your truth, and believe in it. And if your mother...

Apr 21, 2021


Critically acclaimed novelist, short story writer, and educator, Erik Raschke, stopped by this week to talk about coming-of-age in Denver, Colorado, how The Beat Generation influenced his writing, and how your children consume you.

Erik Raschke is a native to Denver, Colorado – and...

Apr 14, 2021


The #1 New York Times bestselling author, Mark Greaney, dropped by to chat about hanging out with Tom Clancy at The Pentagon, the elements of a great spy novel, and the latest in The Gray Man series.

"Even if you finish a whole book and it doesn't get published, I promise you you're a much...

Apr 7, 2021


Award-winning author, poet, and Emmy-nominee, Patrick Hicks, joined me this week to talk about his unique research process, how stories choose their authors, and how to talk about The Holocaust.

"Whatever scares you to write... that's what you should be writing." – Patrick Hicks

Patrick is the...