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Episode 125: Crafting Series — Interview with Elisabeth Barrett

Hey there word nerds! Today I’m speaking with Elisabeth Barrett, a romance author living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Elisabeth spends her days teaching, editing, writing sexy contemporary romance, and enjoying time with her sometimes-bearded husband and three spirited kids. She is constantly perfecting that juggling act between home/work/writing, but in her free time… Read more »

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Episode 124: Platform Doesn’t Have to Be Painful — Solo Show

Hey there word nerds! If you subscribe to the DIY MFA newsletter, then you know I’ve had a lot to say lately. In this episode, I reflect on some of the recent themes I’ve been considering like: service, responsibility, gratitude and love. I also talk about some of the obstacles I’ve faced when building my… Read more »

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Episode 123: Adventures in Self-Publishing — Interview with Britt Alan

Hey there word nerds! Today I’m delighted to have Britt Alan on the show, talking about self-publishing his debut novel: Tiananmen Ascending. But before we dig into the nuts and bolts of writing and self-publishing, let me share a short anecdote that I think captures Britt’s longtime passion for that intersection between world politics and… Read more »