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, E12: The Outlier

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “The Outlier”, a twisted tale from the edge of the world by Catherine Astolfo. Story appeared in 13 Claws by the Mesdames of Mayhem (Carrick Publishing 2017)
    • Donna briefly explores the value of story outlines, more to come in later episodes
    • Donna interviews Catherine Astolfo, author of the critically acclaimed novel Sweet Karoline and the Emily Taylor mystery series
    • Cathy 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 .