Dead to Writes ~ S2, E64: Hypnotizing Lions

  • Happy Pride Weekend, everyone!
  • June 23: Interview with thriller writer Jim Bottomley (Hypnotizing Lions)

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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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!
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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, E20: Live Free or Die

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Live Free or Die”, a fantastic short crime story by Judy Penz Sheluk, 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 Hellfire Club, a novel of political intrigue by CNN’s Jake Tapper (Little, Brown and Company)
    • On behalf of Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing, Donna wishes all the Mom’s out there a Happy Mother’s Day!
    • Donna interviews Judy Penz Sheluk, author of The Hanged Man’s Noose
    • Judy and Donna discuss the primary differences between series novels and stand-alone books, and the pros and cons of each
    • Donna offers a mini review of Glow Grass and Other Tales, a collection of short stories by M.H. Callway
    • Judy offers insights into research and the dangers of becoming ensnared in the love of research
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!
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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, E19: The Grief Machine

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “The Grief Machine”, a SciFi Fantasy tale of comic woe by Alex Carrick from “Five Scoops” is an Addiction (Carrick Publishing, 2012)
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • We talk about the multiple earthquakes and lava eruptions forcing evacuations of hundreds of residents in Hawaii
    • The 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature will not be awarded this year, due to allegations of sexual misconduct by photographer Jean-Claude Arnault. Donna discusses the penalty to our industry
    • Donna interviews Dr. Junying Kirk, author of the Journey to the West Trilogy
    • Junying and Donna discuss the deeply personal aspects of literary fiction and the common threads that bind us together across continents
    • Junying shares insights into the cultural revolution and its impact on the creative drive
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!
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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 .