Author Padma Venkatraman joins me via Skype in Episode 5 of Working Title podcast. We discuss her novels, including the lovely, A Time to Dance. In our conversation, we cover classical forms of love, dance as spiritual expression, reading poetry to improve craft, and how to write faith with authenticity. Continue reading “Interview with Padma Venkatraman”
In this Working Title podcast I chat with author Lana Krumwiede about writing for middle grade readers, her collection of Certificates of Bravery (i.e., rejection letters), and the importance of world-building in any genre.
Anne Westrick joins me in this episode of Working Title podcast. We talk about developing emotional connections to characters, avenues for researching subject matter, and crafting a winning query letter. Continue reading “Interview with Anne Westrick”
In this episode of Working Title podcast, David Kazzie discusses the challenges and tools of self-publishing, the importance of agents, and writing the book you love. Continue reading “Interview with David Kazzie”
Welcome to my Working Title inaugural podcast. I interview friend and fellow James River Writers’ member Bill Blume. He has written a fun teen read called Gidion’s Hunt,* published in 2013 by Fable Press. You can visit him on the web and follow him on Twitter: @.
With this debut novel, we discuss Bill’s writing process, finding inspiration in the USA network show, Burn Notice, snagging a publisher, and much more.
What did you think of the podcast? Would you like to hear more? Be sure to pick up Bill’s novel and let us both know how you liked it!
* Bill’s book was initially released under the title, Tales of a 10th Grade Vampire Hunter.
† Intro and outro music in the podcast is called, “The Strategy.”