Author & Podcast Host

Listen To

Literary Speaking

A Podcast For Aspiring Writers

FEATURED POSTS

The Art of Anthology with Michele Filgate

Michele Filgate shares how she pitched, placed and edited her anthology - What My Mother & I Don't Talk About. We discuss everything from how she pitched the project, the essay that started it all and how she edited the pieces to fit for publication. Michele...

Ask a Book Publicist with Cameron Dezen Hammon

Book publicist and author Cameron Dezen Hammon discusses the work of a book publicist, which social media avenues to explore and which ones not to waste money on. She also shares the value of Bookstagrammers and what it's like working with a book publicist to market...

On Being Human & A Writer…with Jen Pastiloff

  We're only human and we all struggle to quiet the IA - our inner asshole - as Jen Pastiloff coined it. In this episode Jen shares how her agent found her, what it's like building a large social platform and using a street team based on community sharing to...

Writing Hybrid Memoir & Literary Community Building with T Kira Madden

Author T Kira Madden discusses how she wrote her book, Long Live The Tribe of Fatherless Girls using elements of fiction writing, hybrid formats not typically seen in memoir and the importance of building a solid literary community with kindness.  T Kira Madden is a...

The Art of Anthology with Michele Filgate

Michele Filgate shares how she pitched, placed and edited her anthology - What My Mother & I Don't Talk About. We discuss everything from how she pitched the project, the essay that started it all and how she edited the pieces to fit for publication. Michele...

Ask a Book Publicist with Cameron Dezen Hammon

Book publicist and author Cameron Dezen Hammon discusses the work of a book publicist, which social media avenues to explore and which ones not to waste money on. She also shares the value of Bookstagrammers and what it's like working with a book publicist to market...

Poetic Memoir with Nastashia Minto

Nastashia Minto author and poet of the memoir NAKED: The rhythm and groove of it. The length and depth to it. discusses how she published her work, set up readings and marketed her memoir. Nastashia Minto is an African American woman who was born in South Georgia and...

The Magic of Memoir

My first published essay is now available in the anthology, The Magic of Memoir: Inspiration for the Writer's Journey.