Guest Host – Peter Riva

It’s an honor that on March 24, 2020, Peter joined Joy on Paper as a Guest Host to bring a special message to all my listeners. To me Joy on Paper is a magic tapestry with golden threads that connect me to so many authors and their books. One of these threads is that my Dad fell in love with Peter’s …

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5th Anniversary with Tasha & Andrew

Wow! The 5th Anniversary of Joy on Paper is a time to look back and to thank all the amazing guests who have joined me to celebrate the joy of writing and reading. I am forever grateful to the 9 Mystery Writer of America Grand Masters, the Poet Laureate of the United States, over 200 New York Times Best Selling …

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Martha Grimes – MWA Grand Master

== It was such an honor to speak to Martha during the celebration of Joy on Paper’s 5th Anniversary == Wow! What a way to kick off the month long celebration of the 5th Anniversary of Joy on Paper! I was so excited that Martha Grimes, the brilliant author of the Richard Jury series, joined me to celebrate. The first …

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Five Years of Incredible Joy

Wow! The 5th Anniversary of Joy on Paper is a time to look back and to thank all the amazing guests who have joined me to celebrate the joy of writing and reading. I am forever grateful to the 9 Mystery Writer of America Grand Masters, the Poet Laureate of the United States, over 200 New York Times Best Selling …

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Four Years of Joy…

When I was planning my 4th Anniversary program, I knew who I wanted to be my guests: Tasha Alexander & Andrew Grant. I had interviewed them separately in the past — but I wanted them to come on the program together.  They intrigued me. I saw them at the Bouchercon 2018 World Mystery Convention held in October — practically in …

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Alan Bean – The Man I Knew

It was with great sadness that I read about the passing of Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon. It brought back some fond memories of the time I spent with him. I had been hired to write a script based on Apollo 7 Astronaut Walt Cunningham’s book, The All American Boys and was doing research to make …

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Hello Phoenix! Love KFNX 1100

I am very proud and happy that Joy on Paper is now carried on KFNX 1100, which was voted one of the Top Ten Radio Stations in Arizona by Ranking Arizona with over 50,000 weekly listeners. KFNX has one of the largest signals of any Phoenix Radio Station with 50,000 watts reaching almost 5 million people throughout Arizona from Sedona to …

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