1001 LA Nights
By L. A. Rivers
1001 LA NightsFeb 08, 2019
It’s 2020 - here have a story
LA Rivers resumes season 2,. In Episode 13 LA Rivers chats Vegas, Short Stories, her best friend who’s a shaman, and a big shout out to Richard Ryan http:/twitter.com/ricryan52 for being an awesome editor.
Jan 21, 202027:33
Stave 3 of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol
The spirit of Christmas present visits Ebenezer Scrooge in Stave 3. LA Rivers is reading from the Project Gutenberg E-book. You can follow LA Rivers on Twitter.com/nights_la
Dec 16, 201958:14
Part 2 of 5 of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol
LA Rivers reads Stave 2, The Spirit of Christmas Past from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The manuscript can be found on Project Gutenberg. You can follow LA Rivers on Twiiter.com/nights_LA
Dec 09, 201951:26
Ghastly tales of holiday cheer
LA Rivers interviews author Fallacious Fiction of the Twitter #writingcommunity and reads part 1 of Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol from Project Gutenberg’s library.
Dec 02, 201901:15:39
December 2, 2019
Dec 02, 201900:17
Halloween Special 2019 - Edgar Allen Poe Edition
LA Rivers interviews author, podcaster and marketing expert, Ryan P Freeman of www.ryanpfreeman.com about his upcoming book helping first time authors “get things right the first time.” Rivers reads from two Project Gutenberg editions of Edgar Allen Poe. Get comfy, cozy and prepare to hide under the covers.
Oct 29, 201901:10:31
Ep 8: Crafting World Solutions Through Storytelling
LA Rivers is back from Bioneers and once again thinking about how writers have a responsibility for crafting solutions to world problems. She reads an excerpt next novel a metaphysical thriller called “Living by Luna”
Oct 21, 201938:55
Writing What You Know: All The Feels Episode
LA Rivers talks about the writer’s secret weapon, observation, interviews Twitter.com/iamlordunicron about how he ended up an erotic fiction author & why he moved to urban fantasy. Http://jswaynereloaded.com and Rivers reads the end of Bully Proof yarn where young Mason makes some life determining decisions.
Oct 14, 201901:27:51
Beta Reader Madness and other fine writing thoughts
L.A. Rivers bows to Beta Reader, EJ Dawson’s demands for one more story, plus reads said story “Made with Love” a slightly gritty Granny Tale. Lad lit legend, Adam Eccles joins LA Rivers as this week’s guest discussing rom-com from the lad side of romance. You can find Adam on Twitter.com/AdamEcclesbooks and find his books on Amazon.
Oct 07, 201948:47
Take Your Shot: Make yourself seen and heard!
LA Rivers talks about the importance of taking your shot. Why it’s important to respond to calls for interviews and submissions. She reads from her upcoming book “The Double Bubble Conjecture: A collection of extraordinary everyday events” and finishes up with chatting character development. For info about her passion project mentioned on the show go to ialign.life
Sep 29, 201901:16:17
LA Rivers discusses storytelling, love, passion and music with her special guests Heston & Connie Cleveland. Plus Rivers reads a snippet of 1001 LA Nights’ favorite guests, Richard T Ryan’s Merchant of Menace now available on amazon. You can read more on Rivers personal blog here: http://1001lanights.wordpress.com
Sep 23, 201959:20
LA Rivers shares all kinds of good news from books to Ph D candidacy to a dream come true. Plus she reads from Bully Proof Yarn - Patrons get the full story at patreon.com/1001LANights
Sep 12, 201951:38
J. Nathanial Corres joins me to chat books, dragons and read from Hearts and Scales.
Sep 08, 201948:11
Interview with a dark lord
L. A. Rivers is back for season 2! She talks about surviving falling off the Internet and interviews twitter.com/darklordjournal (Jeff Mach) about his fantastic tome now on audible - There and NEVER, EVER Back Again by Jeff Mach, narrated by Jordan get it here: https://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B07WQZ1B48&source_code=ASSORAP0511160006 - The cold reading is a snippet of a surreal short story, Plucky by L A Rivers.
Aug 31, 201901:01:33
Ep 43 Mauger S Staunton Writing Coach-Consultant
@MaugerDStaunton & LA Rivers talk writing and writers - Mauger is a coach & consultant for writers.
May 20, 201950:30
Ep 42 Ric Ryan
Happy Mother’s Day • Anchor • Richard Ryan Author & Editor • My babies by LA Rivers • Promoting your books for extra content go to Patreon.com/1001LANights
May 12, 201953:49
Ep 41 Agent Nicole Bezanson
LA Rivers interviews literary agent, Nicole Beazonson Of Metamorphosis Literary Agency about what writers need to know about agents as we gear up for Pitmad in June. You can find Nicole at Http://queryme.online/nicolebezanson , Http://www.metamorphosisliteraryagency.com , Http://www.nicolebea.com & on Twitter https://twitter.com/nicbeawrites . LA reads from her current short story in program featuring https://twitter.com/jayclynch as Dru a twenty something artist stuck in a small town.
May 05, 201901:10:43
Ep 40 Featuring Dawn Hosmer and a Granny Annie story by LA Rivers
In this episode LA Rivers interviews author Dawn Hosmer, @dawnhosmer7 of the Twitter Writing Community about her publishing journey and why her second book is the first published work. You can find Dawn at DawnHosmer.com - This week LA Rivers reads from her short story, “Ties That Bind.”
Apr 28, 201901:23:15
Ep 39 LA Rivers interviews Shervin Hojat poet & author of Symphony of My Heart
You can find Shervin Hojat at shervin.hojat.com - Symphony of My Heart is available on Amazon, Kindle and Audible.
Apr 22, 201931:26
Ep 37 Ryan P. Freeman & a short story by LA Rivers
Ryan P. Freeman is LA Rivers guest, Freeman is a multitalented writer, audio producer and PR specialist. They talk fantasy, Mark Twain, and the need to nurture contemporary talent. Find Freeman’s work at ryanpfreeman.com - Today’s story is by LA Rivers, “For the love of Mother” is a mother’s eye view of the pressures mothers face in a post Freudian world.
Apr 14, 201953:05
Ep 36 Special Guest EJ Dawson
LA Rivers interviews author, EJ Dawson about her love of books, writing and being possessed by the story she wrote in 25 days. Rivers reads 2 sample chapters from the afore mentioned book Behind the Veil. You can find EJ on Twitter.com/ejdawsonauthor and at ejdawson.com. For more info about this podcast go to 1001lanights.com
Apr 05, 201901:19:11
Ep 35: Chad Ard Interview Plus Poems & Short Story
Mar 29, 201901:13:24
Ep 34 Eve Corso Interview & Reading Pauline Yates’ “As The Tide Turns.” Celebrating 5k on Twitter
LA Rivers celebrates reaching the magic 5K followers on Twitter, interviews Eve Corso about her new release, Esteban & Marialena available now https://www.amazon.com/Esteban-Marialena-contemporary-Eve-Corso/dp/1795239093, then reads Pauline Yates’ “As The Tide Turns” published on Elena Hartwell’s blog https://www.elenahartwell.com/2018/08/18/paulineyatesshortstory/ and “We’ll See About That” by LA Rivers. In the last segment Rivers announces the winner for the character placement in one of her short stories and gives instructions on how to claim it. Listeners don’t need to be disappointed for not being selected, since Rivers has come up with a cunning plan!
Mar 24, 201901:05:33
Ep. 33 Interview with WB Welch & Reading from Blood Drops
LA Rivers interviews author WB Welch about her recent collection of short horror stories in Blood Drops. Rivers reads two short stories from the powerful collection , be ready to be gut punched. You can find WB Welch on Twitter.com/authorwbwelch and her book Blood Drops is now on Amazon and Kindle. www.amazon.com/dp/1790708710/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_GssLCbSV21BTP
Mar 22, 201942:10
Ep 32: Author Leo McBride and a reading from Gideon Marcus’s “Andy & Tina.”
LA Rivers interviews @alteredinstinct (Twitter) Leo McBride, they talk short stories, literature and the craft of writing. The cold reading in this episode is of “Andy and Tina” a short story from the Inklings Press anthology “Tales From Alternate Earth” by Gideon Marcus @journeygalactic. You can find out more on www.inklingspress.com and at www.alteredinstinct.com. To support this podcast and become a part of the writers salon go to patreon.com/1001lanights
Mar 15, 201901:31:06
Episode 31: Interview w/Ric Ryan
LA Rivers interviews author Richard Ryan acclaimed author of Sherlock Holmes Books such as The Vatican Cameos www.amazon.com/dp/1780929897/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_awdb_DGSGCbMTEP5RK - Follow Richard on Twitter @ricryan52 - This episode’s reading is LA Rivers reading LA Rivers! A short story entitled the Double Bubble Conjecture is 12 minutes worth of good story time. And we wrap up the program with a chat about short stories and Ray Bradbury.
Mar 08, 201952:37
Ep. 30 Poetry & Activism with Satwinder Isser
Activist, teacher & poet, Satwinder Isser joins LA Rivers to discuss diversity, cultural appropriation and spirituality. Plus Satwinder shares her poems. You can find out more about Satwinder’s program at http://soulmastery.ca/ find her on twitter @issersimone. Want to join LA Rivers as a guest on the podcast? Go to 1001lanights.com
Mar 03, 201946:18
Ep 29: Galactic Journey & Aspen Knudsen
LA Rivers interviews GalacticJourney.org founder Gideon Marcus & reads a sample of Aspen Knudsen’s book Blood Rose, http://aspensauthorspace.wordpress.com For ad free listening & special content you can support this podcast at http://Patreon.com/1001lanights
Mar 02, 201901:14:28
Ep 28: Alisha Howard - Guest Author
LA Rivers interviews Chicago author Alisha Howard @alishamwrites - Twitter shout outs to @ejdawsonauthor @JourneyGalactic @AspenKnudsen - Alisha reads from her novel Awakener www.amazon.com/Awakener-Two-Worlds-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00AA29O7S. Find out more about Alisha here www.alishahoward.com . In the last segment LA talks a little bit about her own short story collection coming out in March/April 2019
Feb 22, 201934:24
Ep 27: Book Promotions (that don’t break the bank)
Feb 17, 201941:57
Ep 26: Author Spotlight- Sean Nash
Feb 15, 201956:28
Ep 25: Author spotlight
LA Rivers gives shoutouts to the Twitter #writingcommunity @evecorsobooks, @ColdHeart_Prj @JNathanialC56 @Shimaira - Then interviews Australian author, Zack Riley who you can find on YouTube youtu.be/ezredraGfTI. LA Rivers reads the short story The Dead Don’t Dream by LB Shimaira from the Netherlands. You ca. Find her work on Wattpad my.w.tt/yrUvu2uC8T - To submit your short stories or be interviewed on the podcast go to 1001lanights.com
Feb 08, 201947:06
Ep 24 - The Heron
LA Rivers gives shoutouts to @GatekeeperDark & @AspenKnudsen of the Writing Community on Twitter and announces her special guest for the Friday episode- Feb 8, 2019. After some blah-blah-blah about you becoming a Patron on Patreon.com/1001LaNights - She reads from her short story “The Heron” and to round off the show LA Rivers talks about how to pitch your work to be more successful as a writer. You can pitch your stories to be read here at 1001lanights.com
Feb 05, 201901:04:56
Ep 23 A little romance
LA Rivers reads Clyde Andrew’s romantic comedy “Enough Blue Sky To Mend A Pair Of Sailors Trousers” - In this sweet comic romance Dave discovers that soul mates aren’t gender specific. With a little help from some cosmic friends Dave makes some pretty big decisions. -
Feb 01, 201958:41
Ep 22: Faerytale Revised
LA Rivers procrastinating by podcasting reads from her Faerytale for Grownups. Rivers also gives authors and writers some valuable information about marketing their book(s) in the last segment.
Jan 28, 201922:19
Ep 21: Celebrating Writers
LA Rivers sings the praises of the Twitter writing community and reads aloud from A Love Most Robotic by Silas Vale available for preorder on Amazon. You can find us at 1001lanights.com
Jan 27, 201924:37
Ep 20: Reading from the Twitterverse
Jan 25, 201950:26
Ep 19 - Women’s March Day
LA Rivers reads from her essay: Why Rage Isn’t Enough For Women.
Jan 20, 201926:19
EP 18: Very Short Stories
LA Rivers documents her audiobook reading journey, which has resulted in having to read tweets from #vss365 on Twitter. Plus she gives shout outs to her author friends on Twitter and The offer to read your work on the podcast is open.
Jan 19, 201917:59
Ep: 17 - Empowering Poems From a Crazy Year
LA Rivers is reading sarcastic poems in this episode and having a discussion about reading/writing erotica. Big shout out to the #writingcommunity on Twitter. Love to hear your thoughts, reach out on Twitter. @Nights_LA
Jan 13, 201931:04
A Faerytale for Grownups
Super fun episode! Reading from a new story in progress “An Impish Wish.” Also talking about audiobooks, getting and receiving feedback and Align Network International. ANI is a support network for creatives to give and receive important support & skill building to help grow your confidence, grow your passion filled career and make a real difference. Http://Alignnetwork.com and follow me on Twitter for writerly fun! @nights_LA
Jan 10, 201921:30
Ep. 13: A love of books
New Year 2019 • Walking Shoes • Short story reading: A Cave Full Of Treasure • Walking Shoes • Writing stories with friends • West follow me on Twitter @nights_la or at 1001LANights.wordpress.com
Jan 01, 201922:12
Ep 12: This Rose Shall Not Wither
She was the ultimate goth punk gorgeous bitch. Wild child underground legend in San Francisco’s beyond alternative scene in the 90’s. Here is my eulogy for a friend.
Dec 23, 201813:01
EP 11: They Called Me Fearless
Anchor • By Line in Literary Review • Walking Shoes • They Called Me Fearless • Walking Shoes • Way Shower • West. Follow LA Rivers at 1001LANights.wordpress.com and on Twitter @nights_LA
Dec 17, 201818:60
EP 10: New First Chapter
1001 LA Nights is the weaving of two incredible tales experienced almost twenty years apart. In this episode LA Rivers shares the beginning of the new first chapter. Follow on Twitter @nights_la
Nov 28, 201819:44
Ep 7: Rootbeer and phone sex
L A Rivers reads another vignette from 1001 LA Nights. Middle aged mom learns how to sext on a muggy August LA Night.
Nov 08, 201824:30
Ep 5: Simple pleasures
On Day 2 of NaNoWriMo we’re reading the last vignette from the beginning of 1001 LA Nights. In this podcast luxuriating in the little things like a long hot soak in an oversized tub is the focus. You can get the full story and juicy background bits by joining me on patreon.com/1001LANights or on Twitter @nights_la Thank you for listening
Nov 03, 201821:08
Ep 4: NaNoWriMo Plans
Almost 20 years after I left my first marriage broken-hearted, I found myself leaving my second wanting to live again. So begins 1001 LA Nights, the true story of one woman’s quest to love and live life. Will be writing the 7 day escape story as part of 1001 LA Nights during the month of November.
Oct 31, 201825:52
Ep 2: Intoxicating Oxygen
Laurie reads another vignette. The unfolding of self as she wound her way down HWY 101 into the redwoods. To get access to the full short stories in pdf, paperback and audio formats join as a patron for as little as $2 a month! www.patreon.com/user?u=14404278
Oct 27, 201815:30
Ep 1: So it begins
Author L.A. Rivers talks about the sensual nature of life * 1001 LA Nights into reading * A Gen X redemption. Find L.A. Rivers on Patreon at patreon.com/1001LANights. Instagram @1001LANights
Oct 25, 201819:12