Dead to Writes – S2, E27: Spartacus the Kite

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Spartacus the Kite” by Alex Carrick
    • Donna discusses the recent Maryland shooting deaths of 5 staff (4 journalists and a sales staff) at the Capital Gazette.
    • 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.
    • Carrick Publishing presents Soldiers of God by Steven M. Moore, a SciFi Thriller
    • Carrick Publishing announces the imminent re-release of the Pat Tierney mystery series (Safe Harbor, Black Water and Raven Lake) by Canadian crime writer Rosemary McCracken
    • Canadian author George Mercer, former Parks Warden and author of the Dyed in the Green mystery series, joins Donna on the Pod, sharing his creative process and tips for writers.
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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