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Episode 104 - Interview with Jeff Goins

This episode's guest will need no introduction for many of you. Jeff Goins is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur,...

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192 - Fast 5 with Jem - Funny History

Blackadder and Upstart Crow come under the microscope today, as Jem looks at some comical takes on history!...

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Episode 105 - "Creativity is not a luxury item." Interview with Jeff Leisawitz

This episode is an interview with Jeff Leisawitz (jeffleisawitz.com). Jeff is an award-winning musician/ producer,...

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Kate Griffen, Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow with Donna Freed

Author of the Week: Kate Griffin: Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow with Donna Freed The third of four in the...

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Damian Barr is an award-winning author and columnist.

Damian’s number 1 bestselling memoir, Maggie & Me, is about coming of age and coming out in Thatcher's Britain....

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FRACTURED: Memories of a Survivor Part 2

Sunday Night Stories FRACTURED: Memories of a Survivor part 2 Written by Anna L Bragga Narrated by Emily Wilden...

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Episode 106 - What we can learn from literary fiction

What can genre writers learn from literary fiction? In this episode we tiptoe across the (false) divide between...

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An Actors life with Television Star Charlie Kemp

This week Jade Asha catches up with Television Actor Charlie Kemp. Charlie speaks about how he got into acting,...

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Episode 107 Why fake news is toxic for writers - and how to avoid it

Fake news, and false information generally, are hot topics in the media at the moment. Fake news might offend us...

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What Went On at the Fish ‘n’ Chip Shop? (the tabloids asked)

Sunday Night Stories What Went On at the Fish ‘n’ Chip Shop? (the tabloids asked) Written by Janette Renshaw...

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Crime Novelist Scott Turow on Writing Tips and the Death Penalty

In a never before released interview, I speak with best-selling crime novelist and lawyer, Scott Turow, on writing...

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Episode 110 - Why writing is hard work and how to keep doing it anyway

In this episode we explore the unavoidable truth that writing is really hard work. We look at why that is the case...

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Sundance: The Director and Cast of the Film, Colette, starring Keira Knightley

From a bustling red carpet awaiting Keira Knightley, I interview Dominic West, Ray Panthaki and director, Wash...

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227 - The Sultans - Book Release Special Interview with Jem

Jem's new book about the Sultans - 'The Sultans: The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Rulers and Their World: A...

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Episode 112 Of Monkeys and Manuscripts: a conversation with writer and BSFA Award winner Gareth L. Powell

This episode is a conversation with award winning science fiction and alternative reality author Gareth L Powell....

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Episode 113 - You have the most important job in the world and here's why

Writer's have the most important job in the world. Does that sound like hubris? Well I would suggest that it isn't....

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Episode 114 "You've got to know what you want to say!" A conversation with Story Grid Certified Development...

This episode is a conversation with story grid developmental editor Lori Puma. In our conversation we talk about...

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Episode 115 Keeping the god in the machine. Why 'Deus Ex Machina' endings suck and how to avoid them

Deus Ex Machina or 'god out of the machine' endings have a rich heritage going back to the Ancient Greek Theatre....

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Episode 116 - Climbing the North Face. Why completing the first draft of your writing project is so hard and how to a...

Writing the first draft of a novel, like scaling the north face of the Eiger, presents particular difficulties. In...

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Poet Oz Hardwick at the Invisible Folk Club - Part 1

Oz Hardwick is a writer, he is author of six collections of poetry. His most recent volume was published in 2017...

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