Dead to Writes ~ S1, E48: Antonia

In this week’s episode:

    • This week: We send our condolences to the family of President George H.W. Bush as the world mourns his passing.
    • This week: Michael Cohen surprises the media with revelations that cut close to home.
    • Review: Donna prepares to review Becoming, the new best-selling biography by former First Lady Michelle Obama.
    • Interview: author Rosemary McCracken (Safe Harbor, Raven Lake, Black Water).
    • Reading: Donna reads “Antonia” by Rosemary McCracken, from World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing, 2014.
December 2: Interview with author Rosemary McCracken (Safe Harbor, Raven Lake, Black Water). Reading by Donna Carrick of story “Antonia” by Rosemary McCracken, from World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing, 2014.
December 9: Interview with author Marta Moran Bishop (Emotions, Dinky the Nurse Mare’s Foal, The Void.) Reading of short story “Belief” by Jane Petersen Burfield from EFD1: Starship Goodwords, Carrick Publishing.
December 16: Interview with E.C. Frey (Entangled Moon). Reading by Donna Carrick of “Kitty Claws to the Rescue” by Rosemary Aubert, 13 Claws by the Mesdames of MayhemCarrick Publishing, 2017
December 23: Interview with author Marilyn Kay (“That Damn Cat”, “Journey into the Dark”). Reading by Donna Carrick of “That Damn Cat” by Marilyn Kay, from 13 Claws by the Mesdames of MayhemCarrick Publishing, 2017
December 30: Interview with author Joan O’Callaghan (Colours of Canada, Amazing Days). Reading by Donna Carrick of short story “Thrice the Brinded Cat” by Joan O’Callaghan, from 13 O’Clock, by the Mesdames of MayhemCarrick Publishing, 2015
Thank you for joining us, and remember -- It was a dark and stormy night...

Dead to Writes ~ S1, E40: Ron Moffatt – A Case of Wrongful Conviction

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 “The Canadian Caper” by Rosemary Aubert, from Thirteen by the Mesdames of Mayhem.
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, E26: July is Hell

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “July is Hell”, a flash fiction short by Canadian Crime Writer Melodie Campbell. Our story first appeared in Thirteen, Carrick Publishing
    • Donna reviews Kitchen Confidential, adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, a rollicking exposé of some of today’s hottest kitchens, by Anthony Bourdain, the star of the award-winning travelogue for foodies, CNN‘s Parts Unknown.
    • Donna discusses the recent loss of celebrity chef and long-time adventurer and host of Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain. Memories of former Southam Inc. CEO Harvey Southam, who ended his own life in 1991. Donna reveals some lesser known truths about suicide, gleaned from close personal and family experience, and the masks we wear to conceal our suffering
    • Donna prepares to review The Outsider by Stephen King in next week’s episode.
    • Donna announces the recent launch of People Like Us, a haunting and beautiful literary novel by Caro Soles.
    • Author Dee Wilson (GOT, The Keeper’s Truth) joins Donna. Dee and Donna delve into the making of an award-winning novel
Our July Line-up:
July 1: Our Canada Day interview with former Canadian Parks Ranger and Mystery author George Mercer. #ReadersOnTheRun short story to be announced
July 8: Interview with author Jayne Barnard and short story reading of “Easter Aches”, by Jayne Barnard, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
July 15: Interview with author Perry Block (Nouveau Old, Formerly Cute) and reading of short story “The Size of the Skip”, “Three Scoops” Is A Blast, Alex Carrick, Carrick Publishing
July 22: Interview with author Iris Waichler (Role Reversal) and reading to be announced
July 29:Interview with author Jen Knox (Glass City, After the Gazebo) and reading to be announced
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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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, 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 .