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Dead to Writes – S1, E25: Delights in Novelty

 

 

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Delights in Novelty”, a diabolical tale of infidelity and reconditioning by Brad Ling. Our story first appeared in World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
    • Donna reviews Trumpocracy, the Corruption of the American Republic, a hard-hitting warning for the future of democracy by best-selling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum
    • Donna discusses the recent loss of celebrity chef and long-time adventurer and host of Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain. Donna reveals some lesser known truths about suicide, gleaned from close personal and family experience, and the masks we wear to conceal our suffering
    • Author Jennifer Berg (The Elliot Bay Mystery Series) joins Donna. Together we do a deep dive into the nuts and bolts of creating a traditional mystery and of bringing your work to market
    • Jennifer generously shares more than just tips for new writers, a close look at `How To` move within the book industry.
Our June Line-up:
June 1: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Watermelon Weekend”, Donna Carrick, nominated for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Best Short Story Award, featured in Thirteen by the Mesdames of Mayhem, Carrick Publishing, 2013
June 3: Interview with author Lizbeth Meredith (Pieces of Me) and short story reading of “Corner Store”, Donna Carrick
June 10: Interview with author Michael Jecks (the Knights Templar series) and reading of short story “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead, Carrick Publishing
June 17: Interview with author Jennifer Berg (the Elliot Bay mystery series) and reading of “Delights in Novelty”, Brad Ling, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
June 24: Interview with Canadian Crime writer Dee Wilson and reading of “July is Hell”, Melodie Campbell, Thirteen

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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, E24: Appearances

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Appearances”, a chilling look at surface judgements by Donna Carrick, which appeared in North on the Yellowhead, and other crime stories, Carrick Publishing
    • Donna reviews The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations, a political memoir by Sen. John McCain, former candidate for U.S. President
    • Donna discusses the latest work of author Jonathan Santlofer, The Widower`s Notebook, a profound memoir cataloging the raw stages of grief
    • Author Michael Jecks (The Knights Templar series) joins Donna to talk about his 43 titles and the joys of research
    • Michael shares his experiences and his creative process and offers vital tips for authors
Our June Line-up:
June 1: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Watermelon Weekend”, Donna Carrick, nominated for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Best Short Story Award, featured in Thirteen by the Mesdames of Mayhem, Carrick Publishing, 2013
June 3: Interview with author Lizbeth Meredith (Pieces of Me) and short story reading of “Corner Store”, Donna Carrick
June 10: Interview with author Michael Jecks (the Knights Templar series) and reading of short story “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead, Carrick Publishing
June 17: Interview with author Jennifer Berg (the Elliot Bay mystery series) and reading of “Delights in Novelty”, Brad Ling, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
June 24: Interview with Canadian Crime writer Dee Wilson and reading of “July is Hell”, Melodie Campbell, Thirteen

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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, E23: Corner Store

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Corner Store”, a crime thriller/family drama by Donna Carrick, which first appeared in North on the Yellowhead, and other crime stories, Carrick Publishing.
    • Donna reviews Safe, an a British crime series on Netflix, written by Harlan Corben, starring Michael C. Hall and Amanda Abbington
    • Donna interviews Lizbeth Meredith, author of the haunting memoir Pieces of Me, about her search and recovery of her kidnapped daughters
    • Lizbeth and Donna discuss writing prompts and motivation as well as the benefits of professional associations
Our June Line-up:
June 1: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Watermelon Weekend”, Donna Carrick, nominated for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Best Short Story Award, featured in Thirteen by the Mesdames of Mayhem, Carrick Publishing, 2013
June 3: Interview with author Lizbeth Meredith (Pieces of Me) and short story reading of “Corner Store”, Donna Carrick
June 10: Interview with author Michael Jecks (the Knights Templar series) and reading of short story “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead, Carrick Publishing
June 17: Interview with author Jennifer Berg (the Elliot Bay mystery series) and reading of “Delights in Novelty”, Brad Ling, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
June 24: Interview with Canadian Crime writer Dee Wilson and reading of “July is Hell”, Melodie Campbell, Thirteen

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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, E22: Watermelon Weekend

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Watermelon Weekend”, a crime thriller/family drama by Donna Carrick, which first appeared in Thirteen, an anthology of crime stories by the Mesdames of Mayhem, Carrick Publishing. Nominated for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, 2014
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • Special Congratulations to Catherine Astolfo, winner of the 2018 Arthur Ellis Best Short Story Award for “The Outlier”. (Hear the story in our March 18 Episode 12 on Dead to Writes)
    • Donna reviews The Soul of America, the Battle for our Better Angels, an Audible book by Jon Meacham, read by Fred Sanders, Random House Audio
    • Donna interviews Cyrus Webb, Host of the popular interview series Conversations LIVE
    • Cyrus and Donna discuss the heart of motivation and excellence in the arts
    • Cyrus shares his journey in building a widely-loved platform
Our June Line-up:
June 1: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Watermelon Weekend”, Donna Carrick, nominated for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Best Short Story Award, featured in Thirteen by the Mesdames of Mayhem, Carrick Publishing, 2013
June 3: Interview with author Lizbeth Meredith (Pieces of Me) and short story reading of “Corner Store”, Donna Carrick
June 10: Interview with author Michael Jecks (the Knights Templar series) and reading of short story “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead, Carrick Publishing
June 17: Interview with author Jennifer Berg (the Elliot Bay mystery series) and reading of “Delights in Novelty”, Brad Ling, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
June 24: Interview with Canadian Crime writer Dee Wilson and reading of “July is Hell”, Melodie Campbell, Thirteen

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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, E21: Doctor Shediac

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Doctor Shediac”, a crime thriller/family saga by Donna Carrick, which first appeared in World Enough and Crime, an anthology of crime stories, Carrick Publishing, 2014
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • Donna reviews The Bootlegger’s Goddaughter, a comic crime caper by Canada’s queen of comedy, Melodie Campbell
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send love and condolences to the families and victims of the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas
    • Donna sends best wishes to the latest Royal couple to enter matrimony, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
    • Donna interviews Russell Parkway, writing as Russell Brooks, author of The Demeter Code
    • Russell and Donna discuss the many ways in which the literary arts intertwine with other arts, audio and visual
    • Russell discusses his journey and what he has learned about the book industry and the art of writing
Our May Line-up:
May 1: Interview with organized crime expert and freelance journalist Stephen G. Metelsky (underwolrdstories.com) and short story reading of “Prepared”, Donna Carrick (Carrick Publishing)
May 6: Interview with author Junying Kirk (The Journey to the West trilogy) and short story reading of “The Grief Machine”, Alex Carrick
May 13: Interview with author Judy Penz Sheluk (Skeletons in the Attic, The Hanged Man’s Noose) and reading of short story “Live Free or Die”, Judy Penz Sheluk, World Enough and Crime anthology, Carrick Publishing
May 20: Interview with author Russell Parkway (The Demeter Code) and reading of “Doctor Shediac”, Donna Carrick, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
May 27: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead

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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!
*
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 .