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S4E11 – Anne Wheaton, PIGGY AND PUG

7/13/2018
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Anne Wheaton stops by to talk about her new picture book, PIGGY AND PUG, self-publishing a picture book with a huge social media presence, found families, spreading kindness on Twitter, and more.

Duration:01:12:13

S4E10 – Steph Post, WALK IN THE FIRE

6/29/2018
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Synopsis: Author Steph Post discusses her thrilling Judah Cannon series, including LIGHTWOOD and WALK IN THE FIRE, as well as her forthcoming supernatural novel, MIRACULUM, what it means to write “grit lit”, being the “voice” of a demographic, breaking out of marketing boxes, and the exhaustion of writing a series. This episode of COVERED is…

Duration:00:46:24

S4E9 – Shobha Rao, GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER

4/26/2018
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Synopsis: Author Shobha Rao discusses her debut novel, GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER, as well as the plight of human trafficking in India, how fiction has changed in a post-9/11 world, the perseverance of the human spirit, whether fiction writers have an obligation to expose the dark truths about humanity, and how she wrote the book in…

Duration:00:47:07

S4E8 – Lisa Lueddecke, A SHIVER OF SNOW AND SKY

3/23/2018
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Author Lisa Lueddecke discusses her Young Adult fantasy novel, A SHIVER OF SNOW AND SKY, the origins of its fairy tale-esque story, what draws her to the Young Adult demographic, writing three-dimensional characters, successfully juggling multiple POVs, and the necessity of enthusiastic beta readers.

Duration:00:56:46

S4E7 – Katharine Grubb, WHEN THE TIMER DINGS

1/19/2018
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Synopsis: Author and founder of the 10 Minute Novelist Facebook Group, Katharine Grubb, discusses her new book, WHEN THE TIMER DINGS: ORGANIZING YOUR LIFE TO MAKE THE MOST OF 10 MINUTE INCREMENTS, as well as the guilt of not writing, making time for our passions, running a successful Facebook writing group, launching a new writing…

Duration:01:04:31

S4E6 – Meg LaTorre-Snyder, Literary Agent Apprentice at Corvisiero Literary Agency

12/8/2017
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Synopsis: Literary agent apprentice Meg LaTorre-Snyder discusses her role at Corvisiero Literary Agency and answers listener questions about the querying process. Should you personalize a query? Should writers worry about chasing trends? What should authors know when signing with an agent? How long should a “revise and resubmit” take to complete? Meg answers these questions…

Duration:00:54:41

S4E5a (BONUS) – Theodora Goss, 5 Lessons Learned While Writing THE STRANGE CASE OF THE ALCHEMIST’S DAUGHTER

11/17/2017
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Synopsis: Please enjoy this bonus mini-episode of COVERED as you work toward your own writing and publishing goals. Maybe you’re struggling to write 50,000 words by the end of the month, or perhaps you’re deep in the query trenches looking for a sign of hope. Well, here it is. Theodora Goss shares her wisdom and…

Duration:00:09:10

S4E5 – Theodora Goss, THE STRANGE CASE OF THE ALCHEMIST’S DAUGHTER

11/17/2017
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Synopsis: Author Theodora Goss discusses her Victorian/Gothic mashup, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, as well as why we keep revisiting the same monster stories, their hidden feminism, and the trials and tribulations of writing historical fiction. As a bonus for NaNoWriMo, Theodora’s “Five Lessons Learned” mini-episode, normally a perk only for Patreon members…

Duration:01:04:50

S4E4 – Carolyn Porter, MARCEL’S LETTERS

11/3/2017
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Synopsis: Graphic designer and author Carolyn Porter discusses her book, Marcel’s Letters, which details her creation of the script font P22 Marcel and the year-long search for the World War II prisoner whose letters inspired it. This episode of COVERED is sponsored by: Nacht Sound Engineering: Streamline the process of delivering high-quality shows to your…

Duration:00:48:28

S4E3 – Emily Fridlund, HISTORY OF WOLVES

10/13/2017
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Synopsis: Emily Fridlund discusses her debut novel HISTORY OF WOLVES, finding a character’s voice, her manipulation of time and memory throughout the narrative, and the surprising story behind her Man Booker Prize nomination. This episode of COVERED is sponsored by: Nacht Sound Engineering: Streamline the process of delivering high-quality shows to your audience and focus…

Duration:01:03:48

S4E2 – Caroline Weaver, THE PENCIL PERFECT

9/15/2017
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Synopsis: Caroline Weaver of CW Pencil Enterprise discusses her book, The Pencil Perfect, the drama behind the pencil’s creation, why the pencil has endured for four hundred years, and where it might go in the future. This episode of COVERED is sponsored by: Nacht Sound Engineering: Streamline the process of delivering high-quality shows to your…

Duration:01:02:30

S4E1 – Greer Macallister, GIRL IN DISGUISE

9/1/2017
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Synopsis: Season 4 is finally here and we kick off the Season of Women Authors with historical fiction author Greer Macallister and her new novel Girl in Disguise. Greer also talks about taking liberties when writing historical fiction, writing accurate portrayals of the female historical experience, all those “Girl” titles, and what she’s reading now.…

Duration:00:47:11

S3E14 – Chris Smith, THE DAILY SHOW (THE BOOK): AN ORAL HISTORY

5/26/2017
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Synopsis: On the season 3 finale, Harry talks with Chris Smith about his book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, which features interviews with Jon Stewart, the cast, crew, and past guests about their time on The Daily Show. They also talk about Jon’s confrontation with Billy Joel, Lin Manuel Miranda’s love of…

Duration:01:05:29

S3E13 – Isabel Bandeira, BOOKISHLY EVER AFTER

4/28/2017
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Synopsis: Isabel Bandeira joins us for a live show from Short Stories Bookshop and Community Hub in Madison, NJ, where she discusses her debut novel, Bookishly Ever After and the follow-up, Dramatically Ever After. She also talks about positive representation in books, her cat-and-mouse publishing journey, and balancing a day job with the demands of…

Duration:01:01:34

S3E12 – Charlie Lovett, THE LOST BOOK OF THE GRAIL

3/24/2017
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Synopsis: Charlie Lovett’s The Lost Book of the Grail is a story about Arthurian legend, the Holy Grail, medieval architecture and manuscripts, and questions of faith. Lovett talks about all of this, as well as his drafting process, how he’s able to keep track of hundreds of years worth of research, and his constant battle…

Duration:00:55:28

S3E11 – Claire Fuller, SWIMMING LESSONS

3/3/2017
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Synopsis: Claire Fuller discusses her new novel, Swimming Lessons, and the dysfunctional family dynamics within. She also talks about the societal pressures of child-rearing, sisterly relationships, how her writing group helped shape her novel, her love of the editing process, and what it was like to write her first novel after turning 40. This episode…

Duration:00:50:16

S3E10 – Chris Holm, RED RIGHT HAND

2/10/2017
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Synopsis: Chris Holm, the author of The Collector Trilogy and The Killing Kind discusses his latest Michael Hendricks novel, Red Right Hand. He also talks about the allure of the anti-hero, the perils of drafting (and his love of the editing process), and what makes a good hero/villain relationship. Thriller readers will love to hear…

Duration:00:59:21

S3E9 – Jocelyn K. Glei, UNSUBSCRIBE

1/27/2017
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Synopsis: Writer and productivity sage Jocelyn K. Glei discusses her new book on proper email etiquette and maintenance, Unsubscribe. She also talks about how our obsession with “Inbox Zero” needs to change, our infatuation with productivity and self-help manuals, and how our professional lives changed once the iPhone hit the scene 10 years ago. This…

Duration:00:54:24

S3E8 – David Sax, THE REVENGE OF ANALOG

12/30/2016
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Synopsis: David Sax, a regular contributor to The New Yorker and Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses his new book, The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter. David talks about the growing industries surrounding analog goods like vinyl and notebooks, as well as how retail is rebounding against the Amazon Goliath, how tech is failing…

S3E7 – Aaron Mahnke, LORE

12/16/2016
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Synopsis: Aaron Mahnke returns to talk about his podcast, LORE, and how he puts all the pieces together to bring his audience a thrilling new episode every two weeks. He also discusses his battles with distraction, tips for staying productive, handling his strong opinions, and he dishes a bit on the upcoming LORE television show!…