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Glenn L. Erickson – On Writing and His Books

It was fun to talk to Sci-Fi author, Glenn L. Erickson about his books and his love of writing. He describes himself as the original “Geek” and proud of it. He is an engineer and designer — but in his spare time at airports or sitting around waiting for people to do their work — he started writing. As you …

Tasha Alexander – Uneasy Lies the Crown

K J Howe – Skyjack Grabs You


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More Than a Radio Program

Writers love to write — but authors need to sell. When you discover the joy of writing, you are a writer. When you decide to sell your work, you become an author. It is not an easy transition. Writing — although a solitary endeavor — is fun. Being an author can also be fun, but it is also a harrowing …

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Gail Honeyman – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

No one ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.  Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets …

Granville Burgess – Fork in the Crick

Jessica Strawser – Not That I Can Tell


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PatZi & Pekka Loved Bouchercon2019

Pekka (The Baraga Bear) and I had so much fun at Bouchercon2018 – we are already planning to go to Bouchercon2019 which will be held in Dallas. Pekka fell in love  with Tasha Alexander — she’s so beautiful! And I love her Lady Emily Mystery series. Tasha’s Lady Emily Mysteries series is so much fun.  Visit her website: www.tashaalexander.com    …

Alan Bean – The Man I Knew

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BonSue Brandvik – Redemption

I enjoyed talking to BonSue Brandvik about the third of a four-part series set in the once fabulous Belleview Biltmore Hotel in Belleair, Florida. BonSue is a warrior! She fought a valiant fight to preserve this historical hotel — when that failed and they tore down the hotel — she decided to preserve the memories of the landmark by writing …

Jamie Brenner – The Husband Hour

Janna King – The Seasonaires


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Rita Moreau – Get Cozy

Rita Moreau, one of Joy on Paper’s special correspondents, met New York Time’s best selling author, Tim Dorsey, at a book signing to celebrate the release of his latest madcap adventure. The Pope of Palm Beach: A Novel features the indomitable Serge A. Storms. Rita loves mysteries. Not only does she love to write them, like in her delightful book, Feisty Nuns, …

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Linda Tincu Peno – Quiet Refuge

So happy that Linda Tincu Peno will join me in the studio on October 4th to talk about her first book, Quiet Refuge.Abi Fairchild lives in the racial turbulence of 1964 Alabama. She and her friend Becca hear about a missing girl and decide to investigate. What they find is far more sinister than anything they imagined, and soon they …