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Welcome to Read It With Whiskey, an interview podcast highlighting self-published authors. The purpose behind this podcast is to help authors grow their audience, while also introducing readers to their new favorite author. This podcast is raw and unedited, and includes exclusive information from the authors about their books; including behind the scenes character, plot line, and setting inspiration stories. Let's get to know the person behind the page. Sit back, sip some whiskey, and lean in to these self-published authors!

Welcome to Read It With Whiskey, an interview podcast highlighting self-published authors. The purpose behind this podcast is to help authors grow their audience, while also introducing readers to their new favorite author. This podcast is raw and unedited, and includes exclusive information from the authors about their books; including behind the scenes character, plot line, and setting inspiration stories. Let's get to know the person behind the page. Sit back, sip some whiskey, and lean in to these self-published authors!

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to Read It With Whiskey, an interview podcast highlighting self-published authors. The purpose behind this podcast is to help authors grow their audience, while also introducing readers to their new favorite author. This podcast is raw and unedited, and includes exclusive information from the authors about their books; including behind the scenes character, plot line, and setting inspiration stories. Let's get to know the person behind the page. Sit back, sip some whiskey, and lean in to these self-published authors!

Language:

English

Contact:

7276564961


Episodes

RIWW S2E8: Kia Carrington-Russell, Token Huntress

10/26/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Season 2, Episode 8 of the podcast! We are speaking with Kia Carrington-Russell, author of the Token Huntress series, among others. In this interview, Kia and I chat about characters, world-building, and the structure needed in being a full-time author. Kia mentions all the series she has written so far, as well as the current projects she has in the works. If you want to watch the interview VIDEO, then you...

Duration:00:41:41

RIWW S2E7: Ireen Chau, The Herbwitch's Apprentice

10/12/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Season 2, Episode 7 of the podcast! We are speaking with Ireen Chau, author of The Herbwitch's Apprentice. In this interview, Ireen and I chat about so much more than just her book! Ireen is an amazing artist and specializes in character art for authors via her Instagram account. We chat about her art, her books, and her busy life as a full-time student; you don't want to miss it! If you want to watch the...

Duration:00:29:17

RIWW S2E6: Lisa Johnston, Wakeless

9/28/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Season 2, Episode 6 of the podcast! We are speaking with Lisa Johnston, author of Wakeless. In this interview, Lisa and I chat about the long journey this book had to go on to finally be published (it was 25 years in the making!). We also chat about world-building and the inspiration behind the setting/timeframe of the plot. There is also an amazing link between Wakeless and Oscillation Rising, the second book...

Duration:00:28:47

RIWW S2E5: Douglas W.T. Smith, The Shadow of the Wicked

9/14/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Season 2, Episode 5 of the podcast! We are speaking with Douglas W.T. Smith, author of The Shadow of the Wicked. In this interview, Douglas and I chat about character and world-building, the difficulty of writing a novella versus a traditional novel, and of course, whiskey! If you want to watch the interview video and are not a Patron of the Read It With Whiskey podcast, then you should go sign up right now!...

Duration:00:37:11

RIWW S2E4: Max B. Sternberg, The Rhise of Light

8/31/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Episode 4 of Season 2 of the podcast! We are speaking with Max B. Sternberg, author of The Rhise of Light. In this interview, Max and I chat about his faith and how it inspired his writing, the characters within his word, and of course, whiskey! I had to take a bit of content out of the final episode, but you can hear the ENTIRE interview via Patreon! If you are not a Patron of the Read It With Whiskey...

Duration:00:32:55

RIWW S2E3: Todd Mika, Tales From Grimmgard

8/17/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Episode 3 of Season 2 of the podcast! We are speaking with Todd Mika, author of Tales from Grimmgard, an anthology. In this interview, Todd and I chat about the inspiration for his short stories, how role-playing games created two collaborative stories in the anthology, and of course, whiskey! I accidentally spoiled one story, so that info was taken out of the audio episode, but you can hear the ENTIRE...

Duration:00:36:47

RIWW S2E2: Nathaniel DeZago, Cries of Battle: Selstra

8/3/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Episode 2 of Season 2 of the podcast! We are speaking with Nathaniel DeZago, the author of Cries of Battle: Selstra In this interview, Nathaniel and I unbox a lot of content, so much so that I had to cut quite a bit out - oh no! But do not fret - you can hear the ENTIRE interview via Patreon! If you are not a Patron of the Read It With Whiskey podcast, then you should go sign up right now! The video content of...

Duration:00:34:20

RIWW S2E1: Jack Casey, The Royal Green

7/20/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Welcome to Season 2 of the podcast! To kick off this season, we are speaking with Jack Casey, the author of The Royal Green. In this interview, Jack and I discuss the characters and world-building put into this story. We also touch on how Jack's own personal growth developed the deeper meaning within the book. Some extra content about how this book relates to our current world situation (cough, cough, Covid, cough) was...

Duration:00:31:52

RIWW S2B1: Season 2 Trailer & LJL Update

7/13/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of the Read It With Whiskey podcast! The episode will walk you through the changes coming in season two and a great author update from yours truly! I am well into Oscillation Rising - listen in to learn how you can snag the first chapter for FREE! Host, Laura Juntunen, Resources & Works: Become a SponsorSubscribe to the NewsletterTRANSIENT PULSEBianca Bordianu@LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyHappiless ChokelistAdditional Information Discussed: COFFEE OVER CARDIO...

Duration:00:10:13

RIWW Season 2 Trailer

7/13/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of the Read It With Whiskey podcast! Listen to the trailer to hear what you can expect coming up this season! Host, Laura Juntunen, Resources & Works: Become a SponsorSubscribe to the NewsletterTRANSIENT PULSEBianca Bordianu@LauraJayLive @ReadItWithWhiskeyHappiless ChokelistAdditional Information Discussed: COFFEE OVER CARDIO Affiliate Link: HERE Use Code 10LauraJayLive for a discount! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey)

Duration:00:00:58

RIWW S1E26: Nova McBee, Calculated

7/6/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we chat with Nova McBee, the author of Calculated, soon to be made into film! In this interview, Nova and I discuss the obvious: HER BOOK IS BEING MADE INTO A MOVIE! But we also discuss the depth of the story and Why it is so impactful. Listen in a learn how to win a copy of her book! Here is how to contact Nova and learn more about her books and projects: @nova_mcbee...

Duration:00:30:50

RIWW S1E25: William R. Hincy, Without Expiration

6/29/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we chat with William R. Hincy! Bill's anthology of short stories is satiric, intrusive, and makes you think! In this interview, Bill and I discuss his anthology, as well as the other works that he has published, both traditionally and through self-publishing. Bill is what is known as a "hybrid" author, publishing with and without traditional publication companies at his side. Listen in a learn how to...

Duration:00:36:15

RIWW S1E24: K.A. Masson, Alter Ego

6/22/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we chat with K.A. Masson! Kat's debut noir thriller, Alter Ego, is the perfect sit-in crime fiction to read! In this interview, Kat and I discuss her book, her writing style, and so much more! Alter Ego is only the first of many crime fiction novels to come. Kat shares with us her motivation behind writing and how her graphic design career helped in creating her book cover! Here is how to contact Kat...

Duration:00:37:39

RIWW S1E23: Dan Petrosini, Cory's Dilemma

6/15/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we chat with Dan Petrosini! Dan is the author of over 20 suspense, mystery, and thriller genre books and is the most published author featured on RIWW thus far! In this interview, Dan and I discuss his book Cory's Dilemma, as well as dive into some of his other series books. We talk about characters and potential new series that may arise from this one. Along with talking books, we chat a bit about being...

Duration:00:39:59

RIWW S1E22: C.S. Wachter, The Sorcerer's Bane

6/8/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we chat with C.S. Wachter! Chris is the author of multiple Christian fantasy genre series and has a long history in the writing community. In this interview, Chris and I discuss the world-building of her series, our character favorites, and story inspiration. We also touch on the religious components of the book series and how writing in this genre is important to Chris. Here is how to contact Chris and...

Duration:00:35:06

RIWW S1E21: Laura Juntunen, Transient Pulse

6/1/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we will hear MY interview with Ruthenna Porterfield on her podcast, Liberated Conversations with Ruthenna. In our chat, we discuss my book, Transient Pulse, as well as dive into the life of a self-published author! I hope to have Ruthenna on THIS podcast for an interview, so that we can talk about her upcoming book, Liberated From the Hill, a memoir publishing in the fall of 2021! Here is how to contact...

Duration:00:41:13

RIWW S1E20: Emmie Hamilton, Chosen to Fall

5/25/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we chat with Emmie Hamilton! Emmie's debut novel, Chosen to Fall, just came out LAST WEEK! In this interview, Emmie and I discuss the Chosen to Fall characters, setting and world-building, and we have a few laughs along the way! Here is how to contact Emmie and learn more about her books and projects: @authoremmiehamiltonwww.emmiehamilton.comChosen to FallHost, Laura Juntunen, Resources &...

Duration:00:39:03

RIWW S1E19: Stormi Lewis, The Key

5/18/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, Stormi Lewis joins us! Stormi is the author of The Sophie Lee Trilogy and we dive into book 1: The Key. In our interview, Stormi and I discuss the real-life inspirations for her characters, the intricate dream-realm that the main character dives into, and the process of writing her books. Here is how to contact Stormi and learn more about her books and...

Duration:00:45:13

RIWW S1E18: Jenny Bunting, Hustle

5/11/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, Jenny Bunting joins us! Jenny is the author of the Here In Lillyvale series and we dive into book 2: Hustle. In our interview, Jenny and I discuss the inspiration for her four-book series, an upcoming series of novellas she is working on, and so much more! Jenny is me in 10 years...TO THE DAY! And I am so honored to have her "here" with us! Here is how to contact Jenny and learn more about her books and...

Duration:00:39:37

RIWW S1E17: Scott Dixon, Kid Vega and the Sorcerer of Mali

5/4/2021
Thank you so much for tuning in with the Read It With Whiskey podcast! In this episode, we meet Scott Dixon, a young adult author of Kid Vega and the Sorcerer of Mali. In our interview, Scott and I speak about so many important factors when it comes to young readers and continuously making sure they are inspired to read as they grow up. Specifically, Scott hopes to reach the African American middle-grade boy with his stories of sci-fi, fantasy, and strong role-model attributes. Kid Vega is...

Duration:00:50:58