The Write Words PodcastOct 13, 2023
Where Demons Dance
The last episode for season 3. A wonderful chat with historical fiction author Emma Briedis, book blogger Luke Harkness and children's author Rebecca Weber drop in for our spotlights, and I share my advice on writing humour into your story.
Take Over - Life's Dark Corners
A brilliant take over interview hosted by Aussie author Kevin Klehr. Kevin chats with American crime and suspense author, James Michels, and three authors share the spotlight to drop in and tell us about their work. These fabulous authors are Damien Linnane, Benjamin Ryan, and Tyler Wiffkofsy from our partner, Tea With Coffee Media.
Europe Over The Handle Bars
I chat with author Steve Willis about his memoir titled 'Europe Over The Handle Bars', rom Com author, Saman Shad drops in to talk about her debut novel titled 'The Matchmaker', I share my advice on dealing with writer envy, and we land back in the land of Oz for our 'Writing Around The World News Segment'.
No Names To Be Given
I chat with author Julia Daily about her debut novel titled 'No Names To Be Given', poet, Moe Phillips, creator of 'The Feisty Beast' joins us to chat about poetry, and there is a great narration of a poem by narrator, Namakula Nasejje Musoke. We jet off to New Zealand for our news segment, and I share my advice on dealing with negative book reviews.
Good Reads Episode (Season 3 Episode 5)
A bite sized episode to help you find your next great read!
Links to books being reviewed.
The Patient Doctor
I am joined by the amazing Veronica Strachan from The Australian Book Lovers Podcast for a wonderful chat with Dr Ben Bravery about his insightful memoir titled 'The Patient Doctor'. Australian author Max Jeffries features in or author spotlight segment, we travel to the USA for our news segment, and I share my advice on writing conflict into your story.
A World of Magic
Takeover host, fellow Aussie author, Laurie Bell interviews Canadian fantasy author, Natalie Bartley. Our host shares her advice on getting the most out of beta reader feedback. Influencer, body positivity advocate, podcaster, mum, speaker, and all round legend, Heidi Anderson, keeps it real in our author spotlight and we jet over to Canada for our writing news segment.
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Lights, Camera, Action
I chat with LA based writer for TV, stage, film, and now novels, Gary Goldstein
The Woman Who Stole The World
Australian author Andrew Hood, returns to the podcast to talk about the third and final book in his thought provoking series.
A Little Bit of Dark Romance
I chat with dark romance author Leia Faiga
Good Reads Episode - Part 2
I share four reviews of books I've loved this year, and listener Darious Guildford shares a book review. We also hear from previous guests, Wayne Tunks, Nathan Best, and K.M. Butler, telling us about their latest release and sharing a reading from the book !
Books, Poetry and Podcasts
I chat with author, poet, and podcaster Stacy Hawks
Horror, Sci Fi, and a Dash of Comedy
I chat with Horror and Sci Fi author Seb Reed
Podcast Take Over -Horror and Dark Fantasy
The wonderful Darren Kasenkow, co-founder of Australian Book Lovers, hosts this epic interview with Horror and Dark Fantasy author Konn Lavery
All About Historical Fiction
I chat with Historical Fiction author K.M. Butler
Rom Coms and Sweet Romance
I chat with the delightful Alana Oxford. Author of Romantic Comedy and Sweet Romance
The Seeds of Love
I chat with Tyler Whittkofsky. Author, mental health advocate, and president of Tea With Coffee Media.
I chat with author Veronica Strachan and illustrator Cassi Strachan. Creators of 'The Adventures of Chickabella Picture Book Series'.
MS Readathon 2022
I chat with Stephen Papadopoulos. Ambassador for the MS Readathon.
I chat with author Robyn Flemming about her open, honest, and raw memoir about her decades long struggle with alcohol whilst travelling the world as a freelance editor
Romance author Sandy Barker hosts this episode. We are also joined by the lovely Maria P Frino
Sundowner of the Skies
I chat with author Mary Garden about her book detailing not only Oscar Garden's achievements as an early aviator, but her own childhood trauma growing up with him as a father
Good Reads of 2022 - Part 1
Myself, a fellow author, and listener, share our reviews of recent books we have enjoyed
Normal Or Nothing Like It
I chat with radio host, producer, actor, drama teacher, fellow podcast host, playwright, and of course, published author, Wayne Tunks !
Young Adult Fiction
I chat with fellow local author, Philip Barker about his book titled 'Climb'.
The Man Who Corrupted Heaven
I chat to fellow Sydney based author, Andrew Hood about his thought provoking series
How To Be Australian
I chat with Canadian ex-pat Ashley Kalagian Blunt about her memoir titled ' How To Be Australian'
'What Does It Feel Like Being Born?' A Memoir of Maternity Activism
I chat with author Jodie Miller about her memoir
Books, Plays, Short Films, and Poetry
I chat to author, playwright, screenwriter, and occasional poet, Vacen Taylor
All Things Romantic Comedy
I chat with the lovely Romantic Comedy / Travel Romance author Sandy Barker
My Favourite Reads of 2021 - Part 2
I share my reviews of recent favourite reads along with a reading of a very personal short story close to my heart
Writing Critique Groups
I chat with members of The Hawkesbury Writers Group
Bridging The Gap Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction
I chat with author Kelly Swan Taylor about the inspiration behind her books for young people
The Last of the Apple Blossom
I talk to Aussie author Mary Lou Stephens about the inspiration behind her debut fiction novel
All About Book Blogging
I chat with Bex from Bexbooksandstuff Book Blog
All Things Publishing, Distribution, and Marketing
I chat with author Nathan Best about deciding how to publish your book, where to publish your book, and how to market it.
Steampunk In Fiction
I chat with author B.G. Hilton about the inspiration behind his steampunk adventure
A Little Bit of Romance
I chat with romance author Kenna Shaw Reed
My Top 5 Reads So Far This Year
Looking for you next great read. Well, look no further !
Writing About Real Life Experiences
I chat to author Graham Hunter about his book titled 'Comrades, Concubines, and Lovers'
Finding Your Feet In The Writing World
Fellow Aussie author Tamara Watson and I, chat about our experience finding our feet as new authors.
Meet The Host
Hi Everyone. I'm Hayley Walsh, host of the Write Words Podcast