Sep 29, 2016
The Lucky Hat Mine is J.v.L. Bell’s first novel and it officially launches on Saturday, Oct. 1. The novel is a “light mystery” for all ages—it’s set in the 1860’s of Colorado, more specifically, Idaho Springs.
On the podcast, J.v.L. Bell talks about what inspired the story, her approach to research to get...
Sep 26, 2016
The guest this time is writer Jason Evans, who discusses the highlights of a workshop he presented at Colorado Gold called "Writing Authentic African-American Characters."
On the podcast, Jason offers some ideas for giving African-American characters something he calls “agency." He has a few book recommendations for...
Sep 22, 2016
The brand new short story anthology from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is called Found and today on the podcast we start a new mini-series with various writers whose stories were selected.
First up is Claire L. Fishback. On this episode, we chat with her a bit about what inspired her story “Remembra” and we...
Sep 13, 2016
At RMFW's big annual Colorado Gold conference this month, Julie Kazimer (a.k.a. j.A. Kazimer) gave a workshop called Twenty-Five Things I wish I knew Five Years Ago – Moving from Pre-Published to Multi-Published.
Among those 25 tips was one very simple suggestion: don’t publish crap.
On the podcast, Julie dives a...
Sep 1, 2016
Kevin Wolf is on the podcast on the eve of the launch of his first novel, a Colorado-based mystery called The Homeplace.
Kevin won the Tony Hillerman prize for this book last year and the reward was a publication deal with St. Martin’s Press.
Kevin talks about his experiences with a big publishing house, how he...