The 400th Episode Extravaganza with Gabriela Pereira and Lori Walker

by Gabriela Pereira
published in Podcast

Today is our 400th Episode Extravaganza and I have the pleasure of sitting down with our podcast producer, Lori Walker.

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In the 400th Episode Extravaganza, Lori and I:

  • Give listeners a behind the scenes look at the inner workings of DIY MFA.
  • Share what makes a successful podcast pitch and how to be a good guest.
  • Discuss why I started the podcast in the first place and how it evolved over time.
  • Talk about some of the fun things we have in the works for word nerds.

Plus, we share a huge announcement.

About Lori Walker

Lori Walker is the Operations Maven, Podcast Producer, Launch Manager, Web Editor, Book Coach, and Resident Reader at DIY MFA. Lori is also the writer behind the Book Nook column. She is currently working on an essay collection and a novel.

In her spare time, she loves yoga, cooking, traveling, smooth bourbons, strong cabernets, dirty martinis, watching baseball, and of course, reading. She lives outside of Tulsa with her husband and cat, Joan Didion.

You can follow her on Twitter or on Instagram.

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Link to Episode 400

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Until next week, keep writing and keep being awesome!

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