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Hosted by Alissa Miles, a writer. The fun, frustration, confusion, and delight of a writing and reading life. Guest authors, readers, editors, and more for casual conversations. Theme song: Keep It Loose by Sounds Like Sander

Hosted by Alissa Miles, a writer. The fun, frustration, confusion, and delight of a writing and reading life. Guest authors, readers, editors, and more for casual conversations. Theme song: Keep It Loose by Sounds Like Sander

Location:

United States

Description:

Hosted by Alissa Miles, a writer. The fun, frustration, confusion, and delight of a writing and reading life. Guest authors, readers, editors, and more for casual conversations. Theme song: Keep It Loose by Sounds Like Sander

Twitter:

@page_title

Language:

English


Episodes

12. Sharina Harris

11/22/2020
Welcome, y’all! Today’s episode is a talk with Sharina Harris. She’s the author of the newly released novel Judge’s Girls. She has one previous novel titled Imperfectly Happy. She’s an African American woman living and writing in Atlanta Georgia. Sharina and I discuss blended families, which is part of the story in her new book, what it’s like to grow up as a Black woman in the South. We talk about grief and raising Black children and the power of a Black story. She also gives us a peek into...

Duration:00:55:34

11. Scott Gates

9/26/2020
Welcome back! On today’s episode I got to speak with a fellow North Carolinian, Scott Gates. His debut novel HARD ROAD SOUTH is out and available and I would highly recommend purchasing a copy. It’s a post-Civil War historical fiction set in the mountains of Virginia. We discuss writing a time period and setting that isn’t typical for historical fiction, where he found his research, being a debut novelist, finding a publisher and how not to find a publisher. Make sure you take a look at the...

Duration:01:01:09

10. Jonathan Bing

8/18/2020
Welcome back! Today's episode is a conversation with author Jonathan Bing. His is a writer of children's books (Jimmy Jonny Brownie Stays Up All Night) and middle-grade fantasy, among other things, who grew up in Japan. He and I recorded this episode weeks ago, so you'll notice we discuss current events like the murder of George Floyd and the BLM movement. We also talk about copywriting and freelance writing, his interesting childhood growing up in Japan and the shock of moving to the U.S....

Duration:01:28:08

9. Drema Drudge/VICTORINE

6/22/2020
Welcome back! Drema Drudge is an author and art critic. VICTORINE is the name of her new book about Edouard Manet's favorite model Victorine Meurent. Victorine is a fascinating character and while Drudge has fictionalized the story of this mysterious woman, she has researched and based the story in historical fact. If you love traveling to Paris, the history of the late nineteenth century, art criticism, female perspectives in a male dominated world, you will love this book. Join us as we...

Duration:00:51:57

8. Book Shopping List

5/26/2020
Need a new book to read? Don't have time to browse through page after page of book titles? Let me help you with that. On this episode I chose five books to highlight by selecting from B&N and Amazon lists. Authors included are: CJ Archer D. L. RoanZachary JonesCait MarieB. M. HardinHope you find one you like! As always, you can find me here: Theme song is Keep It Loose by Sounds Like Sander.

Duration:00:11:04

7. Elisabeth Thomas/CATHERINE HOUSE

5/11/2020
This episode is my interview with Elisabeth Thomas. She is the debut author of CATHERINE HOUSE, a gothic-suspense novel. We talk about creating characters, editing, writing hot-button issues like race and gender and sexuality. Just a note: We recorded this in early March, so we were just in the beginnings of the pandemic. Such a fun talk! More about the book: https://alissacmiles.com/2020/05/11/catherine-house/ Here is Elisabeth Thomas'...

Duration:00:48:23

5. Bethany Mangle

2/23/2020
Bethany Mangle is the author of PREPPED, her debut YA contemporary novel. It is about a young girl growing up in a doomsday community. We also discuss: ALSO, You’ll want to hear about her first book that has yet to be published. A note from the recording: Miss Snark doesn’t appear to be an early iteration of Janet Reid and Query Shark. But I didn’t research this beyond going to the miss snark website and reading through the first few posts. How to find Bethany: As always, you can find...

Duration:00:58:42

6. Michael Krogh

2/23/2020
Michael Krogh is a writer of historical fiction, flash fiction, short stories, and other genres and formats while living in Southern California. He often participates in #vss365 on Twitter. Check it out! On this episode we discuss: Where to find Michael: As always, you can find me here: Theme song is Keep It Loose by Sounds Like Sander.

Duration:00:59:01

4. Penny Zang

2/3/2020
Episode 4 is my conversation with writer and teacher, Penny Zang. We talk about the biggest obstacle for writing, TIME and how we find it or don't. We talk about being a parent and trying to work and write. We laugh a lot. How to contact Penny: Twitter @penny_zang Instagram @pennyzang www.pennyzang.com - sign up for her newsletter! I did and got a copy of her query letter she used to get her agent just for signing up. She is the editor for Epilogue and is seeking submissions. Check it...

Duration:01:00:05

3. BOOK Shopping List

2/3/2020
Here is the list of authors I suggest or were suggested to me for this Shopping List: Jessica Brody Anne Lamott Tim O’Brien Jesmyn Ward Drew Williams Alechia Dow Emily Carpenter Lisa Jewell In this episode, I give a description of each book, including books by authors I've found through Twitter. If you have a suggestion, please contact the show! As always, you can find me here: Theme song is Keep It Loose by Sounds Like Sander.

Duration:00:12:54

2. Victoria Loder

2/3/2020
Episode 2 is a conversation with Victoria Loder, a former literary agent who is currently a freelance editor. Want some behind-the-scenes info on the literary agent world? Grab her book. Details below! Talking with Victoria was like talking with any friend who can relate to your questions and concerns and struggles, and, boy, do we have struggles in the writing world. From advice on social media presence to Wattpad to self-publishing, we covered a lot. Here's how you can find...

Duration:00:51:07

1. About Title Page

1/30/2020
Hi, and welcome to Title Page Podcast. If you'd like to know a little bit about the show, have a listen to this super short trailer episode. Thanks! EPISODES AVAILABLE STARTING FEBRUARY 3, 2020. Where to find the show: https://alissacmiles.com/title-page-podcast/ Email: titlepagepodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @page_title Instagram: @titlepagepodcast Where to find Alissa: https://alissacmiles.com/ Twitter: @alissacmiles Instagram: @alissacoopermiles

Duration:00:01:38