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Find out what makes great, arts-inspired fiction in a variety of genres, from mysteries to crime novels, historical fiction, thrillers, contemporary fiction, and more. Art In Fiction founder and author Carol M. Cram chats with some of the top novelists featured on Art In Fiction, a curated online database of books inspired by the arts. Discover your next great read and get valuable advice on what it takes to be a successful writer.

Find out what makes great, arts-inspired fiction in a variety of genres, from mysteries to crime novels, historical fiction, thrillers, contemporary fiction, and more. Art In Fiction founder and author Carol M. Cram chats with some of the top novelists featured on Art In Fiction, a curated online database of books inspired by the arts. Discover your next great read and get valuable advice on what it takes to be a successful writer.

Location:

Canada

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Find out what makes great, arts-inspired fiction in a variety of genres, from mysteries to crime novels, historical fiction, thrillers, contemporary fiction, and more. Art In Fiction founder and author Carol M. Cram chats with some of the top novelists featured on Art In Fiction, a curated online database of books inspired by the arts. Discover your next great read and get valuable advice on what it takes to be a successful writer.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Art for Art's Sake feat. B. A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger

9/21/2021
Join me as I chat with B. A. Shapiro, the New York Times bestselling author of three fabulous novels featuring visual art: The Art Forger, The Muralist, and The Collector's Apprentice. Highlights: The Collector's ApprenticeThe Collector's ApprenticeThe Collector's ApprenticeThe Collector's ApprenticeThe MuralistThe MuralistThe MuralistThe Art ForgerPress Play now & be sure to check out B. A. Shapiro's novels on Art In Fiction. B. A. Shapiro's Website Receive 20% Off ProWritingAid Music...

Duration:00:44:28

Sensation Explosion feat. Alka Joshi, author of The Henna Artist

7/15/2021
Join me as I chat with bestselling novelist Alka Joshi, author of two novels listed on Art In Fiction: The Henna Artist and The Secret Keeper of Jaipur, both set in India in the 1950s and 1960s. Highlights: The Henna ArtistThe Henna ArtistThe Henna Artist The Secret Keeper of JaipurThe Henna ArtistThe Henna ArtistThe Henna ArtistThe Secret Keeper of JaipurThe Henna ArtistPress Play now & be sure to check out Alka Joshi's novels on Art In Fiction. Alka Joshi's Website Get a free audiobook...

Duration:00:50:37

Exploring Women in Art feat. Erika Gaffney, creator of the Art Herstory Website

6/17/2021
Join me as I chat with Erika Gaffney, the creator of the ArtHerstory website at www.artherstory.net. Highlights: Press Play now & be sure to check out the Art Herstory website. ArtHerstory Notecards featuring the paintings of female artists are available in museum gift shops in the United States, notably at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC and the Joslyn Art Museum in Nebraska. Search for Awesome Art on Saatchi Music Credits Intro: Paganology, performed by The Paul Plimley...

Duration:00:34:02

Digging Deep in the 17th Century feat. Deborah Swift, author of Entertaining Mr Pepys

6/3/2021
Join me as I chat with Deborah Swift, author of four novels listed on Art In Fiction, including The Lady's Slipper and the Women of Pepys' Diaries Series, all set in England in the 17th century. Highlights: The Lady's SlipperThe Lady's SlipperThe Lady's SlipperPress Play now & be sure to check out Deborah Swift's novels on Art In Fiction. Deborah Swift's Website Receive 20% Off ProWritingAid Music Credits Intro: Paganology, performed by The Paul Plimley Trio; composed by Gregg...

Duration:00:50:15

Still Raising Eyebrows after 150 Years feat. Lilianne Milgrom, author of L'Origine

5/20/2021
Join me as I chat with Lilianne Milgrom, author of L’Origine, an intriguing novel about the creation and history of L’Origine du Monde by Gustave Courbet, one of the world’s most provocative paintings. Highlights: L'Origine du Monde L'Origine du Monde L'OriginePress Play now & be sure to check out L'Origine on Art In Fiction. View L'Origine du Monde at the Musée d'Orsay. A Year of Writing Dangerously: 365 Days of Inspiration and Encouragement by Barbara Abercrombie Lilianne Milgrom's...

Duration:00:41:43

Take Me Back to Paris feat. Alex George, author of The Paris Hours

5/6/2021
Meet Alex George, author of The Paris Hours, a tour de force of a novel told over the course of one day in 1927 about four ordinary people whose stories are as extraordinary as the glorious city they inhabit. Highlights: The Paris HoursThe Paris HoursPress Play now & be sure to check out The Paris Hours on Art In Fiction. Alex George's website Photo Credit: Anastasia Pottinger: Rogue Studios Get 50% off your first digital audiobook on AudiobooksNow.com Music Credits Intro:...

Duration:00:27:03

Who Is Sofonisba and Why Was She Awesome feat. Donna DiGiuseppe, author of Lady in Ermine

4/22/2021
Meet Donna DiGiuseppe, author of Lady in Ermine, a stunning biographical novel about Renaissance painter Sofonisba Anguissola. Highlights: Lady in Ermine Lives of the Artistsinvenzione"Lady in ErmineLady in ErminePress Play now & be sure to check out Lady in Ermine on Art In Fiction. Donna DiGiuseppe's website and more information about Sofonisba Anguissola: www.sofonisba.net Receive 20% Off ProWritingAid Music Credits Intro: Paganology, performed by The Paul Plimley Trio; composed by...

Duration:00:40:38

The Play's the Thing feat. C. C. Humphreys, author of Shakespeare's Rebel

4/7/2021
In Episode 2, meet C. C. Humphreys, bestselling author of several novels listed on Art In Fiction, including Shakespeare's Rebel, Chasing the Wind, and Vlad: The Last Confession. Highlights: Shakespeare's Rebel:Hamlet Shakespeare's RebelChasing the WindVlad: The Last Confession Tapestry TrilogyPress Play now & be sure to check out C. C. Humphreys's novels on Art In Fiction. C. C. Humphreys's website: http://www.authorchrishumphreys.com/ Get a free audiobook from Audible Music...

Duration:00:36:27

Books, Glorious Books feat. Charlie Lovett, author of Escaping Dreamland

3/24/2021
Welcome to the 1st episode of SEASON 2 of The Art In Fiction Podcast! Meet Charlie Lovett, bestselling author of 5 novels listed on Art In Fiction, including his most recent, Escaping Dreamland. Highlights: Escaping Dreamland - really Escaping Dreamland Escaping Dreamland?Escaping Dreamland: Alice Gold: Girl InventorThe Lost Book of the Grail First Impressions Inside the Writer's StudioPress Play now & be sure to check out Charlie Lovett's novels Escaping Dreamland, The Lost Book of the...

Duration:00:45:49

Coming March 25: Season 2 of The Art In Fiction Podcast

2/25/2021
Join novelist and host Carol M. Cram for Season 2 of The Art In Fiction Podcast, launching March 25 and featuring conversations with a fascinating array of authors who have written novels inspired by the arts—from Film to Photography to Literature to Visual Arts to Theater and more. Be sure to subscribe to The Art In Fiction Podcast so you don’t miss a single episode. Kicking off Season 2 will be Carol's conversation with Charlie Lovett, bestselling author of Escaping Dreamland, First...

Duration:00:01:07

BONUS: Five Writing Tips from Art In Fiction Authors

1/11/2021
Welcome to the Art In Fiction Podcast! In this Bonus episode, I've compiled advice from nine of the authors interviewed in Season 1 of the podcast. You'll learn five smart tips from Syrie James, Barbara Linn Probst, Maggie Humm, Stephanie Storey, Jeanne Mackin, Stephanie Cowell, Helaine Mario, Barbara Quick, and Patricia Morrisroe. Highlights: Tip #1: Write what you love to read Tip #2: Find a mentor Tip #3: Trust your gut Tip #4: Develop a thick skin and a sense of humor Tip...

Duration:00:16:19

Paris Between the Wars: Couture and Surrealism in the Novels of Jeanne Mackin

12/7/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 20 of the Art In Fiction Podcast. Paris between the wars is the exciting setting for Jeanne Mackin's novels The Last Collection and The Beautiful American. In this episode, find out about wacky surrealist lobsters, why pencils and paper were not allowed at fashion shows, and a lot more! Highlights: The Beautiful AmericanThe Beautiful AmericanThe Beautiful AmericanThe Beautiful AmericanThe Last Collection The Last CollectionPress Play right now and be sure to check out...

Duration:00:30:43

Vivaldi and Mozart and Beethoven, Oh My! Three Novelists Talk About Music in Fiction

11/22/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 19 of the Art In Fiction Podcast. The three novelists you'll meet in this episode are each inspired by a different classical composer. They discuss their inspiration and research processes, and touch on a topic rarely discussed in author circles--money! Barbara Quick is the author of Vivaldi’s Virgins, Stephanie Cowell is the author of Marrying Mozart, and Patricia Morrisroe is the author of The Woman in the Moonlight about Beethoven's inspiration for his Moonlight...

Duration:01:03:08

Georgia on My Mind: An Interview with Barbara Linn Probst, Author of Queen of the Owls

11/9/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 18 of the Art In Fiction Podcast. Barbara Linn Probst's debut novel inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe is a must-read for fans of the artist and of compelling stories. In this lively episode, I chat with Barbara about her novel Queen of the Owls, the art of Georgia O'Keeffe, and a lot more. Highlights: Queen of the Owls Queen of the OwlsQueen of the OwlsQueen of the Owlswww.ghostranch.org Queen of the Owls Queen of the OwlsPress Play right now and be sure to check out Queen...

Duration:00:36:53

Around the World in Fiction: Meet Tina Hartas, the Creator of TripFiction

10/27/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 17 of the Art In Fiction Podcast! Do you love reading novels set in locations you hope to visit? Then you have to explore TripFiction (www.tripfiction.com). In this episode, I interview Tina Hartas who developed TripFiction to provide readers with an easy way to find novels set in specific locations around the world. We talk about technology and marketing and our mutual love of books. And as you'll discover in this episode, TripFiction was the inspiration for Art In...

Duration:00:29:59

Exploring Art & the Business of Writing: An Interview with Courtney Maum, Author of Costalegre

10/16/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 16 of the Art In Fiction Podcast. Courtney Maum is the bestselling author of three novels as well as a fabulous writing guidebook for authors. In this lively episode, I chat with Courtney about her two novels listed on Art In Fiction, Costalegre and I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, and her new book for authors: Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer’s Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book. Highlights: Costalegre...

Duration:00:33:27

Inspired by Virginia Woolf: An Interview with Maggie Humm, Author of Talland House

10/5/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 15 of the Art In Fiction Podcast. Fans of Virginia Woolf and art will love Talland House by Maggie Humm. Learn about her inspiration for the novel that is listed in the Visual Arts category on Art In Fiction, enjoy a reading from Talland House, and discover her advice for new authors. Highlights: Talland House To The LighthouseTo The Lighthouse Talland HouseTo The Lighthouse Talland HouseTalland HouseTalland HouseTalland HouseTalland HouseRodin's MistressPress Play...

Duration:00:33:15

Music To Thrill: An Interview with Helaine Mario, Author of The Lost Concerto and Dark Rhapsody

9/10/2020
Welcome to EPISODE 14 of the Art In Fiction Podcast. In this episode, I chat about thrillers with an arts twist with Helaine Mario, author of The Lost Concerto and Dark Rhapsody, two page-turners listed in the Music category on Art In Fiction which also incorporate Visual Arts, Theater, and more. This quote about Dark Rhapsody says it all: "As much about art as music, Dark Rhapsody reveals the transformative power of both." Highlights: The Lost ConcertoDark RhapsodyHelaine Mario brings...

Duration:00:38:40

In Search of Beauty: An Interview with Stephanie Storey, Author of Oil and Marble & Raphael, Painter in Rome

9/3/2020
Welcome to Episode 13 of the Art In Fiction Podcast! Do you love Renaissance art? Then you won't want to miss my conversation with bestselling author Stephanie Storey about her two marvelous novels: Oil and Marble and Raphael, Painter in Rome, both listed in the Visual Arts category on Art In Fiction. Learn about Stephanie's love of the creative process and her fascination with Michelangelo, Raphael and da Vinci, listen to her read from Raphael, Painter in Rome, and get advice about...

Duration:00:49:58

Channeling Jane Austen: An Interview with Syrie James, Queen of 19th-C. Reimaginings

8/27/2020
Welcome to Episode 12 of the Art In Fiction Podcast! In this episode, bestselling author Syrie James shares her love of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, and the character of Mina Harker in Bram Stoker's Dracula, as she discusses her five novels included in the Literature category on Art In Fiction. Learn about writing in Jane Austen's voice, the challenges faced by a female author in the 19th century, James's meticulous research methods, and her wise advice for both aspiring and published...

Duration:00:47:47