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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Dead to Writes – S1, E11: Dancing With Carole

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Dancing With Carole”, a dark tale of a teenager’s realization that her world may be even more troubled than she thinks. Story by Donna Carrick, from the collection North on the Yellowhead and other Crime Stories, Carrick Publishing, 2016
    • Donna discusses the need to learn our craft
    • Donna interviews Rob Brunet, author of the hit novel Stinking Rich
    • Rob and Donna offer 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 .

Dead to Writes – S1, E10: The Melancholy Fog Harvester

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “The Melancholy Fog Harvester”, a haunting and beautiful story of whimsy by Alex Carrick, from the collection “Four Scoops” Is Over The Top, Carrick Publishing, 2011
    • Donna offers tips on honing the craft of writing
    • Donna interviews #DeadlyFriend author and professional editor Toni Rakestraw of Rakestraw Book Designs
    • Toni and Donna offer 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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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, E9: Writer’s Block

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Writer’s Block”, a comical crime caper by Kevin P. Thornton that first appeared in World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing, 2016
    • Donna discusses the dreaded writer’s block and offers tips on how writers can overcome the scourge
    • Donna interviews #DeadlyFriend and crime writer Kevin Thornton. Kevin shares everything from his path to becoming an author to an exceptional poetry reading
    • Kevin and Donna offer 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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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, E7: Low Roller

In this episode:

  • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Low Roller”, a Penelope Canon mystery by Donna Carrick. What happens when a loving stepmother finds herself unable to save her troubled stepson? Desperate widow Mattie Oaks turns to our petite private eye when Jordan goes missing over the holidays. Story first appeared in Knowing Penelope, Carrick Publishing, 2012
  • Donna interviews #DeadlyFriend author Diamond Wilson (The Quest for the Queen series), to discuss adventure, travel and the writing journey
  • Diamond and Donna offer 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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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 .