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, E13: There’s No Such Thing as Time

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “There’s No Such Thing as Time”, a whimsical approach to the passage of time and our understanding of memory by Alex Carrick. Story appeared in “Two Scoops” Is Just Right by Alex Carrick (Carrick Publishing 2010)
    • Donna also reads a moving and insightful poem by Karl Bimshas
    • Donna interviews Karl Bimshas, Leadership Consultant and author of fiction, poetry and a series of Leadership books
    • Karl 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 .

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, 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 .