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Oh My Word

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English


Episodes

BONUS! Episode 45.5: A Writer By Any Other Genre…with Caroline Akervik

1/21/2021
BONUS! Episode with author and librarian coordinator Caroline Akervik! Caroline shares about writing, under her real name and her pen name, the vital importance of libraries, writing across genres, and...

Duration:00:20:51

Episode 45: High Noon Shane

1/19/2021
Shane is an enduring American classic, and for good reason. Even with it’s show of Wild West law, Jack Schaefer does a great job of portraying an ideal and how...

Duration:00:14:38

BONUS! Episode 44.5: Editing State of Mind with Rebecca Klempner

1/14/2021
BONUS! Episode with writer and editor Rebecca Klempner! Rebecca shares about writing, all different kinds of editing, and drops quite a few gems of advice for writers to heed for...

Duration:00:23:17

Episode 44: Teen Years and Other Black Holes

1/12/2021
My Heart and Other Black Holes has some things going for it; teens don’t sleep with each other and a suicidal teen chooses to live! However, it’s still a story...

Duration:00:17:32

BONUS! Episode 43.5: Highly Interested with Russ Thompson

1/7/2021
BONUS! Episode with retired educator and author Russ Thompson! Russ shares about writing YA novels for Hi-Lo readers, teenage students who can’t necessarily read the stories they can understand and...

Duration:00:23:27

Episode 43: The Confusing “Game”

1/5/2021
Somehow enduring whodunit murder mystery which isn’t really a murder and only somewhat a mystery. At least The Westing Game keeps the pearl clutching to a minimum, keeping it appropriate...

Duration:00:10:51

Episode 42: Over the Hillbilly?

12/29/2020
Never mind the critics, Hillbilly Elegy is well worth reading, and even the adaptation does a great job of simply telling the story of a family without blame or commentary,...

Duration:00:15:18

Episode 41: Oh (My Word) Got Trouble!

12/22/2020
Capital T rhymes with P, but it also rhymes with E, which stands for Episode! Family-friendly, clean, enjoyable, joyous, and with a bit of a lesson, too, grab your pearls...

Duration:00:15:46

BONUS! Episode 40.5: So Many Books, So Little Time with Winter Lawrence

12/17/2020
BONUS! Episode with author and bookseller Winter Lawrence! Winter talks about being a writer across multiple genres AND what it’s like to work in a bookstore, including some of the...

Duration:00:29:32

Episode 40: Remakes Old as Time

12/15/2020
The true Beauty and the Beast tale that’s old as time is the amount of remakes and retellings fairy tales get. While we’re happy to see stories brought to life as...

Duration:00:19:41

BONUS! Episode 39.5: Bending Toward Hope with Ashley Schumacher

12/10/2020
BONUS! Episode with debut author Ashley Schumacher! Ashley addresses writing “darker issue” YA, her path to publication, the “fun” of writing a synopsis, and more! Find out more about Ashley...

Duration:00:24:11

Episode 39: To Fool A Kingdom

12/8/2020
To Kill a Kingdom is sort of a Little Mermaid retelling, although it’s also about sirens ripping out men’s hearts. So there’s that. More interestingly, the core of the story...

Duration:00:17:38

BONUS! Episode 38.5: Seeing Ghosts with Jessica Freeburg

12/3/2020
BONUS! Episode with horror writer Jessica Freeburg! Jessica talks about writing horror focused on ghosts and the paranormal, going on haunted walks to find inspiration, plus collaborating on a graphic...

Duration:00:22:23

Episode 38: Before I Fall...Again

12/1/2020
Imagine living the same day over and over again but with the knowledge that, no matter how you live it, it’ll still be your last. How would you live it?...

Duration:00:18:31

Episode 37: Boarding Up the Moulin Rouge

11/24/2020
SO MANY PEARLS CLUTCHED over Moulin Rouge–the film and the stage musical–and when that’s not happening we’re scratching our heads trying to figure out what’s the big fuss over Christian...

Duration:00:12:27

BONUS! Episode 36.5: Feeling Lucky! with Nicole Kilpatrick

11/19/2020
BONUS! Episode with debut author Nicole Kilpatrick! Nicole talks about her upcoming book “Clover,” including researching Irish fairy tales and magical creatures, plus finding a fresh approach to writing leprechauns!...

Duration:00:27:05

Episode 36: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside!”

11/17/2020
Overall, we’re big fans of the Dear America/Canada series published through Scholastic, not only because it’s great middle grade fiction, but also because of the times and places in history...

Duration:00:16:48

BONUS! Episode 35.5: Braving the Ink with Cassie Gustafson

11/12/2020
BONUS! Episode with debut author Cassie Gustafson! Cassie shares about her upcoming book and its journey publication, including the incident that finally allowed her to embrace writing as a career,...

Duration:00:26:12

Episode 35: Chemically Imbalanced Hearts

11/10/2020
SO MANY PEARLS CLUTCHED over Chemical Hearts, an Amazon Prime adaptation of the YA novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. We’re also wondering at the focus on despair and...

Duration:00:16:34

BONUS! Episode 34.5: PEPS Talk! with Tiffany Brannan

11/5/2020
BONUS! Episode with Tiffany Brannan, opera singer and co-founder of the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society (PEPS)! What is “pure entertainment”? Why preserve it? And just what is this mysterious “Code”?...

Duration:01:43:46