Dead to Writes ~ S1, E43: Leverage

In this week’s episode:

Our October Line-up:
October 1: Interview with true crime author Nate Hendley (The Boy on the Bicycle). About Ron Moffatt and the Forgotten Case of Wrongful Conviction
October 7: Interview with Economist, author and husband Alex Carrick. Reading of “The MadameLazonga Defense”, by Alex Carrick from “Three Scoops” Is A Blast, Carrick Publishing.
October 14: Interview with Carolyn Cohagan (Time Zero). Reading by Donna Carrick of “Ghost Protocol” by Angie Capozello, from World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing, 2014
October 21: Interview with author Rachael Sparks (Resistant). Reading of “Leverage” by Andrea Kikuchi, World Enough and Crime,  Carrick Publishing, 2014
October 28: Interview with Alison Bruce, (Ghost Writer). Reading of “Family Values” by Sylvia Maultash Warsh, from Thirteen by the Mesdames of Mayhem.
Thank you for joining us, and remember -- It was a dark and stormy night...

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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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 .