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Dead to Writes – S1, E17: Dog Trap

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Dog Trap”, a flash mystery by author Melodie Campbell, which first appeared in the 4-time Arthur Ellis Award nominated anthology 13 Claws by the Mesdames of Mayhem (Carrick Publishing, 2017)
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • Donna interviews Canada’s Queen of Comedy author Melodie Campbell, The Goddaughter Series and Rowena Through The Wall 
    • Melodie and Donna discuss the “business” of writing as well as the “art”
    • Melodie shares insights into the nitty gritty of writing and getting published

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Are you a published author? Would you like to be featured on our podcast? Email Donna at carrickpublishing@rogers.com – subject line: Schedule an Interview on Dead to Writes.

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Do you have a question about writing or the book industry? Visit our Dead to Writes Facebook page and post your question. Donna will be sure to raise it with our featured author!

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All music featured on Dead to Writes is brought to you courtesy of songwriter, composer and performer Ted Carrick. Keep up with all of his new music at his YouTube Channel

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Find us on Facebook: Dead to Writes, or on Twitter: @DeadToWritesPod . You can also visit our site: www.deadtowrites.ca or look for donnacarrick.com or carrickpublishing.com .

Dead to Writes – S1, E16: The Seagull Poet of Butter Bay

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “The Seagull Poet of Butter Bay”, a tale about the love of life as poetry by Alex Carrick.
    • Donna focuses attention on the use of poetic prose to lend cadence to our stories.
    • Donna interviews Jon Strother, author, storyteller and the founder of the Twitter Collective #FridayFlash and editor of The Best of Friday Flash
    • Jon and Donna explore what goes into creating an exceptional short story and anthology.
    • Jon offers terrific tips for new writers

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Are you a published author? Would you like to be featured on our podcast? Email Donna at carrickpublishing@rogers.com – subject line: Schedule an Interview on Dead to Writes.

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Do you have a question about writing or the book industry? Visit our Dead to Writes Facebook page and post your question. Donna will be sure to raise it with our featured author!

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All music featured on Dead to Writes is brought to you courtesy of songwriter, composer and performer Ted Carrick. Keep up with all of his new music at his YouTube Channel

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Find us on Facebook: Dead to Writes, or on Twitter: @DeadToWritesPod . You can also visit our site: www.deadtowrites.ca or look for donnacarrick.com or carrickpublishing.com .

Dead to Writes – S1, E15: The Monkey, The Croc and the T-Rex

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “The Monkey, the Croc and the T-Rex”, a visionary tale about how various characters confront the inevitable sweep of change. Story appeared in “Five Scoops” Is An Addiction by Alex Carrick (Carrick Publishing 2012)
    • Donna discusses the need for authors to embrace changes in our industry and find ways to make those developments work for us.
    • Donna interviews Janet Kellough, author, storyteller and performer (The Bathwater Conspiracy)
    • Janet discusses The Bathwater Conspiracy as well as her Thaddeus Lewis Mystery Series, and announces the Women Killing It Crime Writer’s Festival which will be held in Prince Edward County on Labour Day weekend.

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Are you a published author? Would you like to be featured on our podcast? Email Donna at carrickpublishing@rogers.com – subject line: Schedule an Interview on Dead to Writes.

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Do you have a question about writing or the book industry? Visit our Dead to Writes Facebook page and post your question. Donna will be sure to raise it with our featured author!

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All music featured on Dead to Writes is brought to you courtesy of songwriter, composer and performer Ted Carrick. Keep up with all of his new music at his YouTube Channel

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Find us on Facebook: Dead to Writes, or on Twitter: @DeadToWritesPod . You can also visit our site: www.deadtowrites.ca or look for donnacarrick.com or carrickpublishing.com .

Dead to Writes – S1, E14: Pretty Sure What Done Him In

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Pretty Sure What Done Him In”, a truly weird and wonderful tale about the criminality of words by Alex Carrick. Story appeared in “Five Scoops” Is An Addiction by Alex Carrick (Carrick Publishing 2012)
    • Donna discusses the need to find joy in our art
    • Donna interviews John Rakestraw of Rakestraw Book Designs, author, actor and Santa for Hire
    • John talks about changes in the book industry, and best approaches for maximizing your author platform

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Are you a published author? Would you like to be featured on our podcast? Email Donna at carrickpublishing@rogers.com – subject line: Schedule an Interview on Dead to Writes.

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Do you have a question about writing or the book industry? Visit our Dead to Writes Facebook page and post your question. Donna will be sure to raise it with our featured author!

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All music featured on Dead to Writes is brought to you courtesy of songwriter, composer and performer Ted Carrick. Keep up with all of his new music at his YouTube Channel

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Find us on Facebook: Dead to Writes, or on Twitter: @DeadToWritesPod . You can also visit our site: www.deadtowrites.ca or look for donnacarrick.com or carrickpublishing.com .

Dead to Writes – S1, E13: There’s No Such Thing as Time

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “There’s No Such Thing as Time”, a whimsical approach to the passage of time and our understanding of memory by Alex Carrick. Story appeared in “Two Scoops” Is Just Right by Alex Carrick (Carrick Publishing 2010)
    • Donna also reads a moving and insightful poem by Karl Bimshas
    • Donna interviews Karl Bimshas, Leadership Consultant and author of fiction, poetry and a series of Leadership books
    • Karl offers tips for writers

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Are you a published author? Would you like to be featured on our podcast? Email Donna at carrickpublishing@rogers.com – subject line: Schedule an Interview on Dead to Writes.

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Do you have a question about writing or the book industry? Visit our Dead to Writes Facebook page and post your question. Donna will be sure to raise it with our featured author!

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All music featured on Dead to Writes is brought to you courtesy of songwriter, composer and performer Ted Carrick. Keep up with all of his new music at his YouTube Channel

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Find us on Facebook: Dead to Writes, or on Twitter: @DeadToWritesPod . You can also visit our site: www.deadtowrites.ca or look for donnacarrick.com or carrickpublishing.com .