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French Food & Memoir: Writing a Foodoir with Elizabeth Bard

French Food & Memoir with Elizabeth Bard and Crystal-Lee Quibell discuss the delicious details of a writer’s life in France, writing about world travel, food and falling in love. Learn how to write a food memoir by interweaving recipes with personal stories....

Finding Your Narrative Voice: Writing Your Memoir with Zoe Zolbrod

Finding Your Narrative voice with Zoe Zolbrod and Crystal-Lee Quibell discusses how to find your unique voice as a writer, the difference between writing fiction and memoir and what she’s learned as both a writer and editor for, The Rumpus. Zoe Zolbrod is the author...

Green-light Your Book with Brooke Warner

Green-light Your Book with Brooke Warner and Crystal-Lee Quibell discusses how to navigate the publishing world as an indie author. How should you promote your work? Learn how to succeed in the new era of book publishing without breaking the bank. Brooke Warner is the...

Navigating Book Auctions: An Author’s Bidding War Experience

Navigating Book Auctions, Katy Simpson Smith and Crystal-Lee Quibell discuss Katy’s experience as a best-selling author going into a book auction, how to navigate the negotiation process and what to expect when more than one publisher is interested in your work. Katy...

The Ten Year Novel: An Immersion of Fiction with Sari Wilson

The Ten Year Novel with Sari Wilson and Crystal-Lee Quibell discuss how Sari’s debut novel Girl Through Glass took ten years to write, how she incorporated a new character years later to create the perfect story and what she’s learned about writing fiction. Sari...

The Successful Freelancer with Edie Weinstein

The Successful Freelancer with Edie Weinstein and Crystal-Lee Quibell discuss how to build a long-term career as a successful freelancer; interviewing the Dali Lama, how to submit articles to popular online magazines and what Edie’s learned from publishing her...

Mothers, Monsters & Memoir with Beth Schulman

Beth Schulman and host, Crystal-lee Quibell discuss Mothers, Monsters & Memoir, writing about childhood trauma, coming to a place of empathy for those that have hurt us, and the power of sharing your story with the world. Beth Schulman McGonagle is a teacher and...

J.D. Salinger & Me with Joanna Rakoff

J.D. Salinger & Me with Joanna Rakoff discusses what it was like to work for the infamous literary agency, sharing how she answered fan mail for J.D. Salinger and, how working in a literary agency can help develop your career as an author. You can listen to the...

Inside The Publishing Mind with Bill Gladstone

Get a look Inside the Publishing Mind with founder of one of the largest literary agencies in North America, Bill Gladstone. Bill discusses what makes a book a best-seller, what your publisher expects from it’s authors and whether or not the six figure book deal is really a good thing for your long-term career as an author.

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About Crystal-Lee

Hey, there I'm Crystal-Lee Quibell, published author with a particular love for memoir. I'm a champion for the written word and an obsessive book collector with a serious case of wanderlust. Read More

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