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Episode 158 – Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves!

January 13, 2015

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The Newbie Writers’ Podcast

Guest: Laura McHale Holland

Sisters Born, Sisters Found

Sisters Born, Sisters Found

Our guest today was Laura McHale Holland editor of Sisters Born, Sisters Found.  Full disclosure, Catharine’s poem is included in the Anthology, which is why she asked Laura to be our guest today.


Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood

Sisters: For many of us “sisters” is a powerful word that evokes a range of deep emotions. The word speaks of bonds like no other and jogs memories of intimate conversations, brutal fights, belly laughs, celebrations, secrets, long walks, solace, betrayal, camaraderie, home.

For the last few years, Laura McHale Holland, has produced events at SISTERS Consignment Couture in Sonoma, Calif., whereRead More

Episode 157: Don’t Do What You Love!

December 22, 2014

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Special Guest:  Rachel Nabors

Rachel Nabors

We were intrigued by our guest, Rachel Nabor’s blog post, Don’t do what you Love.

Here is some of that post, originally shared on Medium:

I don’t like advice like “Do what you love and the money will follow.” Not because it isn’t true, but because it’s a monkey’s paw: it’s true under the right circumstances with the right people, and for everyone else, it’s just bad advice.

I used to make comics for a living (these comics, right here), and I gave out similar advice and professed similar goals: If I just tried hard enough, I’d make it doing what I love, making comics for a living. If anyone was less successful then I was, well, they must not have been trying hard enough.

To an extent it worked! I won awards,Read More

Why I didn’t build a Time Machine

November 26, 2014

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Need a time machine?I love my Beta Readers, to a one, they delivered enormously helpful feedback and suggestions. Except for two.

One of the Beta Readers is an engineer and after he read the   Future Girls he chastised me, saying – you need to build a time machine!

A day later, the other Beta Reader, a physicist, counseled, whatever you do, don’t build a time machine.

You can imagine how helpful that all was.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

–Arthur C. Clarke

I chose not to build a time machine for two reasons: first, (according to both Beta Readers) I do not have extensive experience in time machine mechanics. And second, I did not want to unnecessarily slow down the story. I didn’t want the book to be all about whether or not time machines work, and invoke aRead More

Episode 152 – “Audio Books With Betsy Fasbinder”

November 15, 2014

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Special Guest: Betsy Fasbinder


Audio book productions.

Fire and Water

Blog and video blog – art finds a way.

In both her works of memoir and fiction, Betsy Graziani Fasbinder explores the unending complications of people living, working, and loving one another.

She has been awarded the Floyd Salas Award, a Jack London award and two East of Eden awards for both fiction and memoir pieces.  Four of her pieces have been produced as Readers’ Theater works in the historic Nevada Theater in Nevada City, California.  She is the also co-producer of The Women’s Writing Salon in Nevada County.

Betsy lives in the soft hills of Marin County with her husband, one son on the launch pad, and one out on his own in a neighboringRead More

Episode 151 – “We’re Rated G For Garrett!”

November 6, 2014

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Halloween October 31st. Special Guest: Garret Miller

The curse of episode 151

Website:   GarrettMiller.com

Current Project(s):

Join Garrett live every Monday-Friday 10pE/7pW for Rated G Radio!

Rated G Radio is a Lifestyle & Entertainment Talk Radio program ending each week with the wildly popular Friday Night Dance Party.  You’ll hear the freshest artists and the World Premiers of their hot new music here first!
Always commercial free!  Always awesome guests!  You’ll hear from Hollywood Celebrities, Singers, Musicians, Authors, Spiritual Guides, Pop Culture Experts along with all the Gossip and so much more!
You can also now hear Rated G Radio in the United Kingdom on both the West Star Radio and Chat and Spin Radio networks!

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