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Courting Creativity with Caitlin Brehm
Kate and Tasha discuss research, folk tales, and getting out of your own way with Caitlin Brehm of the Roots of Lore Podcast. [Click here for full show notes!]
Call it the sophomore slump, jinx, or jitters, more than one author has been plagued by the belief that that the second book will never be as good as the first. There are psychological explanation for the phenomenon, but even statistically, it's never as good as the first time...or so we've come to believe... [Click here for full show notes!]
A Drink with Alyssa Cole
Today we chat with Alyssa Cole, award-winning author of historical, contemporary, and SFF romance. Her latest series, Reluctant Royals, starts with A Princess in Theory -- which we totally use this chance to gush about the book with the author! ...Excuse Kate & Tasha while they fangirl. This week, we discuss: AdornedbyNicole (Etsy) You can find more about Alyssa Cole at alyssacole.com or follow her on social media at @AlyssaColeLit (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook). Her books, including A...
A Drink with Being Boss
Emily + Kathleen put the drink in #ADrinkwithLadyBooks! Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon, hosts of the podcast Being Boss, visit us today to play a drinking game and discuss the writing process behind their new book, Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work + Live Life on Your Own Terms (available now for pre-order). This week, we discuss: Flowers in the AtticDJ KHALED! Check out beingboss.club/book to learn more about the Being Boss book, including pre-order info and book events! ** If...
A Drink with Caroline Donahue
Kate & Tasha are reunited with their boss friend, Caroline! Caroline Donahue is also known as the Book Dr., and the host of her very own podcast, the The Secret Library. They talk about everything from plotting, to tarot, to wigs, to spreadsheets. In today's episode: Jami Gold’s Tarot for Writers *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Facebook: facebook.com/ladybookspod
A Drink with DL White
Welcome to the first episode of #ADrinkWithLadyBooks, our new interview series! In today’s episode we have a drink with DL White! DL (aka Dom) is our real life author-friend who has penned seven novels in both the romance and women’s fiction genres. Her most recently published book is Leslie’s Curl & Dye—a small town, second-chance romance that touches on gentrification. In today's episode: Romancing the Beat You can find D.L. White at booksbydlwhite.com and Amazon. *** Follow Lady...
Girls Just Wanna Have Friends
Does Romance have a problem with depicting healthy female friendships? Kate and Tasha think they do. In today's episode: The Gibbons sisters. *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Facebook: facebook.com/ladybookspod
Books That Take Us Back
Are you a Jessica or an Elizabeth? Or a Betty or Veronica? On this week’s episode, Kate and Tasha reminisce about books they loved growing up - from elementary to high school - and how the books shaped the writers we are today. Books and authors (in no particular order) include: BuffyAngelCharmedSaved by the Bell What were your favorite books growing up? Reach out to us at email@example.com or on social media @ladybookspod! *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow...
Publish That Thing!
This week Kate and Tasha walk through the Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) process step-by-step! They discuss: Six Weeks Until Release Day *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Facebook: facebook.com/ladybookspod
Those Pre-Editing Blues
Happy New Year! Welcome the first episode of the 2018! Kate and Tasha discuss self-editing and how they approach the sometimes painful, but definitely worthwhile process. *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Facebook: facebook.com/ladybookspod
In this liminal week between the holidays and new year, Kate and Tasha discuss their plans, Kindles, and what's up for Lady Books in 2018. It's short but don't worry - starting in 2018, we'll have episodes each Thursday. *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Every Story is a Romance
Romance novel writing is a billion dollar industry, but it’s authors and readers are often met with derision from the literary community and society as a whole. But when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a self-proclaimed feminist, dismisses an entire industry that is dominated by women, it’s time for a discussion. Resources: Sara MacLean's Bustle article about romance bashing *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady...
Ahhh...NaNoWriMo. That one month of the year when aspiring and veteran authors take on the challenge to write 50,000 words in thirty days... And possibly melt their brains in the process. In this episode Kate and Tasha discuss: *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Facebook: facebook.com/ladybookspod
Welcome to our inaugural episode of Lady Books where Kate and Tasha chat (and sometimes giggle and snort) about all things books! Authors are the frequently asked, what inspired this story? In this episode, Kate and Tasha ramble about the people, places, and things that inspire them, including: *** Follow Lady Books on Instagram: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Twitter: @ladybookspod Follow Lady Books on Facebook: facebook.com/ladybookspod